Director, Global IP Network Engineering

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    London, England

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    £900 - £1150 per day

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    Ryan Fishwick

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Title - Director, Global IP Network Engineering

Day Rate £900 - £1150
Clearance required- None
Location: London Whitecity

My client is a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation. We are on the lookout for a senior Network engineer to become and work as the Director of global network engineering

Main Responsibilities:
*Design and Develop an evolving Global IP network and backbone architecture providing high availability, seamless data connectivity between the End client Satellite Network Access Portals (Teleports), globally located PoPs, and our Network Operations Centers
*Design & Develop and publish standards for IP & Routing network architecture to include customer projects and Peering points. Robust IP planning & engineering with well architected backhaul, create a very high performing, low latency, high availability, and secure operating model.
*Design & Development of the Software Defined Network (SDN) layer including SD-WAN, Developing Dynamic Connectivity of the Network to Cloud and Wholesale customers & Developing Capabilities to expose the Network as a Service
*Architect Design & Develop End clients NFV/SDN solution with Openstack implementations
*Architect the End-to-End QoS at all layers of the stack to ensure low latency and optimized services delivery
*Develop and define strategies for validating the End clients Global Network Design.

Required Skills and Experience:
*BS in Network Engineering, Computer Science or similar discipline, MS preferred
*In depth knowledge of routing protocols such as IS-IS, OSPF, IPv6, Multicast, HSRP, BGP, EIGRP, VPNs as well as use of MPLS, Domain Name Service policies, DHCP, AAA and Address management
*In depth knowledge of L2VPN / VPLS / L2 / L3 / Ethernet Network Designs, Metro Ethernet products & solutions as defined by MEF.
*Must have in-depth knowledge on Knowledge in network security best practices; develop and maintain Security IP Networks, Firewall, IPS and Filtering policies
*Experience with network modeling and verifying design for capacity.
*Experience and understanding of 3GPP/LTE/Wireless Core systems with emphasis on IP networking requirements to support such systems
*A minimum of 15 years of experience in telecommunications preferably with a Tier 1/2 ISP or Service provider ISP, MSO, or another carrier environment.
*At least 10 years of technology leadership experience supporting a large, geographically distributed network infrastructure.
*At least 10 years' experience in architecting reliable and high-performing networks; integrating LAN, WAN, Internet, intranet components, deploying IP networks on a global / National level taking network security and operations into consideration
*At least 10 years of experience with network design, protocols, hardware, configuration, tools, monitoring, and troubleshooting on large IP and Ethernet networks including datacenter, and cloud implementations

**If this is of interest to yourself then apply today for immediate consideration!**