WAN Architect Location: Basingstoke Salary: Market Related Salary Our client is looking for new WAN Architects, at varying levels of technical ability and experience, to join our existing dynamic Networks Capability. They will work closely with the Solution Owners to produce design documentation on a wide variety of network solutions which vary in size and complexity. Working alongside a team of dedicated professionals, you will be driven to find better, faster, more effective solutions. This is a fast-paced environment where you will have the chance to grow and build upon your existing knowledge and ability. The work is challenging, but overall it is extremely rewarding. You will work with the latest technology developing ground breaking solutions to everyday problems. Essential Skills: * Demonstrable design experience in proposing and utilising technologies from Juniper, Cisco and Brocade. * Juniper JNCIS-ENT and/or 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:* Demonstrable design experience in proposing and utilizing Software Defined Network solutions. * DNS and IPAM knowledge. * Design of network within virtualized infrastructure. * VMware NSX. * Active Directory/DHCP services. * Encryption devices, CAPs assured products such as Catapan. * DWDM services. * Network Management toolsets.