Network Architect

Watford Permanent £70,000 - £75,000 per year
  • Global Transformation project
  • Network SME

About Our Client

My client provide fully managed single or multi-path solutions to connect any life, mission or business-critical IoT application

Job Description

You will be involved in the design of networks, systems architecture as well as the development and integration of overall solutions, support of IT network infrastructure, Consultancy, network security to both internal and external customers. Activities will include 'in depth' analysis, design (both for high and lower-level solutions)

The role includes problem diagnosis and resolution out of hours. 24/7 second line support on IP core network. The role may also include project lead or team leader roles and could involve managing smaller teams of professional people

This role will encompass a range of responsibilities including but not limited to:

* To lead evaluation, test & installation of the IP network system/application/software and hardware provided by suppliers with controls and standards i.e. Firewalls/Data Security, Network software and hardware.

* To lead test & installation of network software maintenance and updates provided by suppliers.

* Pre-sales support and services to CSL sales functions, providing high quality technical interfaces to internal/external customers and suppliers.

* Investigating technical incidents and providing remedies where necessary, taking proactive ownership of technical supplier equipment/service problems.

* Co-ordinating 3rd party suppliers in the resolution of more complex M2M issues including Mobile Operators, hardware manufacturers, platform providers etc.

* Design/build of secure customer router configurations, utilising internal platforms to provision, test and activate.

* Deployment and management of customer/product trials and pilots.

* Generation of technical documentation (manuals, product specifications, requirements definitions, guides, plans etc) where required

This role will encompass a range of responsibilities including but not limited to:

* To lead evaluation, test & installation of the IP network system/application/software and hardware provided by suppliers

with controls and standards i.e. Firewalls/Data Security, Network software and hardware.

* To lead test & installation of network software maintenance and updates provided by suppliers.

* Pre-sales support and services to CSL sales functions, providing high quality technical interfaces to internal/external

customers and suppliers.

* Investigating technical incidents and providing remedies where necessary, taking proactive ownership of technical

supplier equipment/service problems.

* Co-ordinating 3rd party suppliers in the resolution of more complex M2M issues including Mobile Operators, hardware

manufacturers, platform providers etc.

* Design/build of secure customer router configurations, utilising internal platforms to provision, test and activate.

* Deployment and management of customer/product trials and pilots.

* Generation of technical documentation (manuals, product specifications, requirements definitions, guides, plans etc) where required.

The Successful Applicant

The typical role holder may have obtained some appropriate recognised industrial accreditation at typically specialist level from specific vendors. Cisco CCNP, Checkpoint CCSE.Experienced and fully competent in own area and can share own expertise and provide guidance and support to others.

* May have developed specialist knowledge in one area but able to apply knowledge/skills to a range of standard and nonstandard activities.

* Awareness of internal/ external business issues and best practice in own discipline that is then applied to the role.

* Can interpret client needs, assessing the full requirements and identifying solutions to non-standard tasks/queries.

* Understands appropriate customer Business Processes and operating environments.

* Has developed specialist 'in depth' knowledge in more than one area.

* Completes own role independently and with minimal supervision.

* Can take action to monitor and control costs within own work horizons.

* Can identify key issues and patterns from partial/conflicting data, able to take a broad perspective with problems and spot new, less obvious solutions.

* Able to manage own time to meet agreed targets, and to develop plans for specific work activities in own area over the short-term, including forecasting resource requirements.

* Able if required to organise the work of a small team of professionals to deliver to agreed deadlines.

* Is able to promote teamwork, and to coach and guide others.

* Able to create informal networks with key contacts within own area.

What's on Offer

A salary of £70,000 - £75,000 per year with a 10% bonus too.

Hybrid working , 2 days per week from home . Head office is located in Watford.Other perms include;

Pension Contribution

25 days holidays - Plus Bank holidays

Private medical care

Contact
James Doris
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6393187
Phone number
+44 207 269 1739

Job summary

Job function
Technology
Subsector
IT Architecture
Sector
Technology & Telecoms
Location
Watford
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
James Doris
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 1739
Job reference
JN-042024-6393187