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Network Architect

Ref #: NetArch
George Wooldridge 24/02/2022
Location: Remote, London Not Disclosed Remote, London
Salary: £500/day OUTSIDE IR35 Per day £
Type: Contract
Duration: 3 Month Rolling
Specialisms: Express Route, Cisco, Azure Migration
Date: 24/02/2022
Network Architect

Main Responsibilities

  • Regularly represent Technical Delivery in Design Authority forums and present solutions as required.
  • Technically lead network aspects of the project and compile HLD/LLD documentation.
  • Collaborate with global IT teams and InfoSec to ensure Ted’s infrastructure estate remains secure and any proposed solutions are compliant with security policies.
  • Perform analysis and report on firewall and routing configurations across on-premise and Cloud tenants.
  • Review target architecture and ensure is fit for purpose and complaint for upcoming migrations.
  • Ensure on-premise Data Center networks can be safely collapsed with no impact to the business.
  • Hands on approach required to assist senior network administrators with implementations to ensure the project is a success.

Tools of the Trade

  • Substantial knowledge of MPLS, firewall, routing and load-balanced technologies is key for this role with the ability to review existing network architecture and propose optimal solutions.
  • Experience with Azure ExpressRoute implementations essential.
  • Significant on-premise to Cloud migration project exposure is essential.
  • Holistic approach to solution design.
  • CCNP/CCIE/Azure qualifications beneficial.
  • Experience within Cloud transformation programmes would be beneficial.
  • Experience optimising Cloud consumption would be advantageous.
  • Excellent writing and documentation skills. Writes detailed, well thought out, logical and well presented documentation suitable for consumption by all in a professional organisation.
  • Experience in developing policy and processes.
  • Excellent oral and presentation skills.
  • Always puts quality first and can consistently deliver quality results even when under pressure.
  • Not afraid to accept responsibility.
  • Understands ITIL service management and is used to working in a controlled environment.
  • Exposure to/knowledge of any of the following will be beneficial: PCI DSS, ITILv3, ISO27001.
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