WAN Network Architect - London / Birmingham

WAN Network Architect - London / Birmingham
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Solihull, West Midlands, England, UK Solihull West Midlands GBR NW1 2PL
Job Ref: BBBH134743
Sector: Cloud, infrastructure & networks
Date Added: 04 September 2023

WAN Network Architect - London / Birmingham

Security Cleared

**A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered**

We are urgently seeking a WAN Network Architect with strong technical knowledge of networks, network security and their configuration, particularly with Juniper technologiesThis for our client who are a Global IT Service Provider. This will be on a long term contract and based in London or Solihull.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Network Architect to work on delivery opportunities taking place within the secure Defence and Government sector. Your role will involve providing technical leadership within a project and you will be responsible for the network design and configuration documentation, including passing through any governance reviews, and will provide hands on technical configuration/implementation support and ensure successful handover to service.

Location requirement (Fully on site / Fully Remote / Hybrid [if Hybrid No of days on site]):

  • London / Solihull - Fully on site

Mandatory Skills:

  • Demonstrable design experience in proposing and utilizing technologies from global network vendors such as Cisco and Juniper, including production of summary architecture documents, high level and low-level design documentation.
  • Strong technical networking knowledge with industry recognized network certifications such as Cisco CCNA/CCNP, Juniper JNCIS-ENT
  • WAN routing, which must include MPLS, BGP, ISIS. Ideally the candidate has a good working knowledge of Juniper products and JUNOS operating system, in particular SRX and MX appliances. But a good knowledge of Cisco equivalent will be considered.
  • Understanding of encryption overlays such as IPSec, GRE and hardware encryption would be beneficial.
  • LAN switching. The candidate has a good working knowledge of all LAN Switching technologies. This must include extensive knowledge of the Juniper EX switch platform and JUNOS operating system. There must also be a basic level of understanding for the Cisco Switch platform and Cisco IOS.
  • Demonstrable network device configuration skills, troubleshooting skills and approach to defect resolution.
  • Solid understanding of project end to end life cycle, through initial requirements gathering (RCTM) to Operational Acceptance into Service (AiS), including good commercial and financial awareness in terms of understanding risks and dependencies associate with any delivery project.
  • Appreciation how design decisions may impact ability to provide an ongoing Managed Service. Understanding of Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Excellent communications skills with multiple stakeholders, able to take ownership and responsibility and make quick decisions.

Worried that you don't meet all the desired criteria exactly? Our client is passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align exactly with every part of the job description, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Contact Consultant:
Abdiwahid Osman

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