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Network Architect

Published
December 1, 2020
Location
Manchester
Category
DevOps  
Job Type
Salary
  • £50,000+
Location
United Kingdom

Description

A hugely ambitious and rapidly expanding service provider is seeking to bring in the best Network Architect  to join their ever growing team.

What will you be doing as a Network Architect?

  • Carries out installation, support and maintenance of the group’s network infrastructure.
  • Proactively looks for ways in which the group’s network infrastructure can be improved in order to ensure optimal performance and stability.
  • Produces and maintains documentation in relation to the group’s network infrastructure including network architecture diagrams.
  • Works with IT management to define infrastructure support initiatives and solutions for improving service efficiency and effectiveness with a particular focus on the group’s network estate.
  • Proactively researches and recommends courses of action to prevent problems and to maintain high infrastructure service levels for our internal customers.
  • Demonstrates a proactive approach in helping to mitigate risks, improve quality in an efficient manner and resolve issues that do occur.
  • Ensures change management processes are followed for all system changes.

What experience are they on the look out for?

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent formal training or experience.
  • CCNP Certified (or equivalent experience).
  • Significant experience of working in a multidisciplinary team with a focus on both LAN and WAN networking technologies.

The essential skills/attributes are: -

  • Infrastructure System knowledge gained in a professional services/project organisation and/or technical environment.
  • Proven experience of the following technologies:

o   Network hardware including cabling, switching, routing and firewall functionality (Cisco and Fortigate preferred)

o   Routing protocols and technologies including MPLS, BGP, OSPF, RIP and RIPv2

o   SD-WAN technologies

  • Experience of planning and implementing systems and network integrations and cloud migrations.
  • Significant experience of working in a multidisciplinary team with a focus on networking and collaboration.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve network outages
  • Knowledge of IT Security fundamentals.

Why Them?

  • Within the UK Top Track 100 company list
  • A real dedication to promoting and nurturing talent with an “Internal talent development programme”
  • Travel opportunities with secondment opportunities to work in our international offices;
  • A culture that truly appreciates tech - innovative, technology driven.
  • Rapidly expanding global company

What benefits do we offer?

  • Brand new offices with onsite gym, break out rooms and canteen.
  • Excellent training, coaching and mentoring.
  • Fantastic opportunities for ongoing development and progression;
  • Life assurance and pension;
  • Local and online discounts including discounted restaurants, travel, entertainment tickets with BenefitHub;
  • Employee Fuel Card (after one year);
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Service Awards;
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