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Network Solution Architect - SC Cleared - Cisco / Juniper

12 Apr 2017
10 May 2017
Max Chamberlain
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Network Solution Architect - Cisco / Juniper

SC Cleared


Competitive Salary plus bonus, car allowance, private medical and benefits

Start ASAP

My client, a major global IT Outsourcing company, are looking to recruit a number of Network Architects to join their team based in Basingstoke.

Outline of role

The prime responsibilities of the Network Architect are -

  • Provide day to day support to the Programme and Project Managers to deliver the required network designs within all Transition and Migration Work Packages.
  • To support the Lead Architect/deputy CTO in defining designs in line with requirements.
  • To take ownership of HLD/LLD components for specific key areas i.e. DNSIP, Wireless, NTP, Data Centre LAN, LAN Migration.
  • Ensure the designs produced are fit for purpose and are capable of being put through Design Approval Board (DAB).
  • Provide input into reports, when required, to the customer and Lead Network Architect
  • Liaise with Network Architects within N&T (Fujitsu UK&I) to ensure that the designs produced by DNS Network Architects are conformant with those produced as part of the WAN solution.
  • Liaise with and assist with managing 3rd parties and their technical deliverables
  • Provide impact assessment on customer and internal Change Requests

Essential skills

  • Excellent design experience in proposing and utilizing technologies from Juniper, Cisco and Brocade
  • Juniper JNCIS-ENT accreditation
  • Cisco CCNP/CCDP accreditation
  • Firewalls specifically Juniper SRX range, and Cisco ASA Next Generation
  • Routing protocols i.e. BGP,OSPF
  • Other network protocols such as TCP and UDP
  • SVI/RVI design and configuration
  • SNMPv3, Syslog, NTP design and configuration
  • AAA design and configuration
  • Access lists configuration
  • VRF and VLAN design and configuration
  • IP Addressing design
  • Remote Access solutions i.e. Cisco AnyConnect, Pulse Secure
  • VPN design
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Passive infrastructure - i.e. OM3 fibre, 62.5 /50 micron, fibre termination types

Desirable skills.

  • Netscaler (Load balancers), Juniper IDS and IPS
  • DNS and IPAM knowledge
  • Design of network within virtualized infrastructure
  • VMware ESXi
  • Active Directory/DHCP services
  • Encryption devices, CAPs assured products such as Catapan
  • DWDM services
  • Network Management toolsets
  • DV Clearance

If you have the required skills and experience, please apply online. All suitable candidates will be contacted within 2 working days.

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