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Network Architect (IP, Ethernet, Routing, Switching, LAN, WAN, Data Ce

Posted on Oct 26, 2019 by Octopus Computer Associates

Not Specified, Sweden
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Network Architect (IP, Ethernet, Routing, Switching, LAN, WAN, Data Centre, Public Cloud) - Gothenburg, Sweden - English speaking

(Network Architecture)

One of our Blue Chip Clients is urgently looking for a Network Architect with management experience.

Please find some details below:

Description: This is a varied role requiring a broad range of advanced network skills including:

Design technical solutions covering product selection for the key components of the network technology stack, including network hardware/software, load balancers, Firewalls, proxies and sizing.
Provide ideas and innovation and maintain a view of emerging technologies that could enhance the client's service offering for network propositions.
Provide the overall network technical strategy and leadership for a client, project or bid.
Review of client network infrastructures and propose options for improvements.
Ability to work to deadlines and drive complex network proposals to conclusion
Taking information from customer and or project specifications and turning those into completed design definitions and leading the implementation of those changes for the project.
Compliance with a stringent change management process, where levels of accuracy of proposed implementation activities will be subject to the fullest review and delivery must follow the agreed plan.

Technologies Used:
A good working knowledge of IP, Ethernet, routing and switching within LAN/WAN/Data Centre/Public Cloud environments is essential. '

Experience with latest generation of networking technologies is highly desirable eg:
Software Defined Networks such as Cisco ACI, APIC ACI, MSO (Multi Site Orchestrator), NAE (Network Assurance Engine), ACI Anywhere; SD WAN eg Cisco vManage; SD Access eg DNAC, APIC EM, Cisco ISE.
Automation/Orchestration: Network stack integration, Ansible, Python, JSON, APIs.
Security products eg Algosec and Tufin. Firewalls: Cisco (+Firepower Threat Defense), FortiGate, Fortinet SD-WAN solution.
VMware NSX
Tooling eg Cisco Tetration

Additional experience with load balancers, hardware Proxy devices, IDS/AV, and Voice technologies would be desirable.

Experience with key vendors, primarily Cisco (IOS, NX-OS, ACI)/F5 (LTM, GTM, ASM)/Bluecoat/Fortigate/Checkpoint, other vendor experience is welcome and beneficial.

Person Profile:
The candidate should have considerable experience including network design, implementation, operations, support and project/change management within a service oriented and controlled infrastructure. Management experience required

What you'll bring
Proven experience of designing complex network technical solutions using third parties as required in multi tenanted/shared environments
Proven experience of designing and implementing complex Data Centre LAN environments
Practical working knowledge of WAN/LAN/Public Cloud connectivity/management/virtualisation technologies and products from leading vendors
Experience of network consolidation, and associated capacity planning to provide increased availability and flexibility
Experience of tooling for systems management
Practical working knowledge of network protocols and standards
Practical working knowledge of Telco/network provider service offers
Practical working knowledge of network security
Ability to cost and estimate projects with limited information and ensuring assumptions, risks and issues have been captured
Ability to review network projects and proposals making recommendations
Excellent client and communication skills, good presentation both verbal and written
Manages own time, ability to work to deadlines and drive complex issues to conclusion.
Flexible approach to working hours and location
Ability to work as part of a dispersed team but also self-motivated
Ability to explain technical issues to non-technical staff
Broad experience of IT solution development
Recognized Cisco or other industry certification
Excellent consultancy skills
Ability to perform and conduct workshops and meetings to develop client solutions

Please send CV for full details and immediate interviews. We are a preferred supplier to the client.

Reference: 783056685

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