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Network Architect

CACI Network Services

Posted on Jun 23, 2022 by CACI Network Services

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Network Architect

Location: London

The Network Architect will be responsible for providing consultative technical expertise which includes the preparation and presentation of detailed designs and configuration blueprints for complex solutions in the areas of routing, switching, wireless and security.

You will collaborate with your colleagues across the Network Architecture & Engineering team and work with stakeholders to develop quality solutions. Proven experience of designing complex network technical solutions (Campus and Datacenter) using third parties as required in multi tenanted/shared environments.

Your key responsibilities

  • Capture/Analyse technical requirements and business constraints, understanding the link between

  • Presenting the network design architecture to project teams and key stakeholders

  • Providing Engineering teams high level training for new ideas and technologies, you will be expected to sell' new ideas throughout the organization

  • Building relationships with vendors and divisional units within the bank in promoting Network Architecture and Engineering

  • Produce architectural artifacts and relevant documentation such as HLD (High Level Design)

  • Presenting solution cost analysis, ability to provide a financial breakdown of the proposed solution(s)

  • Support the Engineering team in providing guidance on new products and being the conduit between Architecture & Engineering and other business units within the bank

  • Creating and managing RFP/RFI (Request for Proposal/Information) for various solutions and vendors

Your skills and experience

  • A solid understanding (5 years +) of open dynamic routing protocols, security functions such as NG-FW, security best practices, SDN technologies and SD-WAN landscape

  • Demonstrated experience in assessing and delivering robust, fit for purpose, network architectural design

  • Understanding of resilient and scalable connectivity to Private and Public Cloud environments

  • Working knowledge of how architecture can affect deployment migrations

  • Understanding the key principles of virtualization and how it relates to applications/services

  • Ability to plan in detail and have a reasonable understanding of project management activities

  • Strong communication and influencing skills a t all levels of seniority both within and outside the organization

Desirable qualities

  • Experience of network operations, security and wireless solutions would be an advantage

  • Relevant experience and holder of networking certifications ( ie CCNP, CCIE, JNCIP, JNCIE)

  • A very good understanding of ZTN, Micro-segmentation and SASE

  • Ability to think outside the box and be creative in the strategic direction of Network Architecture within the firm

  • Ability to articulate new ideas to a diverse and multi-regional/global team

  • Ability to write/publish white papers on new features or technology

  • In addition to ACI & F5, EVPN and MPLS could be beneficial as well.

Reference: 1639604684

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