Netwiork Engineers / Architects

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    Knutsford, Cheshire

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Network Engineers / Architects
Base - Cheshire (Plus Remote Working)
Pay Rate - Competitive Daily Rate
6 - 12 Month Initial Contract

Overall purpose of role:

  • To work for the Solutions Design and Delivery team to ensure efficient delivery of the projects in a variety of Network technologies including LAN, WAN, SDN, Wireless, Load Balancing and Security.
  • Work with Key stakeholders and Project Managers to create Low level designs which adhere to defined architectural standards.
  • Delivery Engineer is responsible for ensuring that any designs are implemented in line with current architecture and documentation is fit for purpose.
  • Be responsible for end to end delivery of the Project tasks.
  • Work with global support teams to transition knowledge of individual deliveries.
  • Contribute to the management of risk to ensure;
  • Compliance to regulatory and mandatory policies
  • Audit findings and Issue Assurances are fully addressed

Key Accountabilities

  • Solution engineer is responsible for design, build and deployment activities to deliver appropriate solutions to meet customer requirements within budget and governance framework.
  • Subject Matter Expert in one or more network technologies and working knowledge across some other network technologies.
  • Ensure compliance to all GTIS disciplines including participation in governance, change management and risk/audit requirements.

Stakeholder Management and Leadership

  • Candidate will work with internal stakeholders and with external vendors to achieve his project objectives.
  • Timely update and whenever necessary timely escalation of issues to right stakeholders.
  • Accurate estimation of workload and timelines for delivery.

Decision-making and Problem Solving

  • Candidate should have excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities.
  • He should be confident enough to take decisions in due course of a project either to improve the deliveries or to avoid any delays or issues in the delivery.

Person Specification

  • Experience in designing or supporting network solutions in a regulated industry or large organization.
  • Capable of bringing together knowledge from multiple sources and consolidating into an end-to-end solution.
  • A proactive approach to workload completion.
  • The ability to effectively communicate and explain complex solutions
  • Experience in participating in international teams.
  • Thorough knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol Suite, VLSM, IP address allocation. (mandatory)
  • Detailed understanding of products from vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, F5 and Fortinet. (Minimum 1 vendor)
  • Experience in Software Defined Network implementation (optional)

Basic Qualifications/Skills:

  • 8+ years of experience in designing, implementing or supporting complex networks.
  • In-Depth technical understanding of one or more of the below technologies
  • F5 LTM and GTM
  • Fortigate Firewalls
  • Juniper Firewalls
  • Cisco Wireless
  • Bluecoat / Symantec Proxy (Optional)
  • Cisco Routing and Switching
  • Cisco ACI
  • Juniper Routing and Switching

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