Network Architect Contract

The ReThink Group Limited
£350 per day
30 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Network Architect (Contract)

A 6 month contract assignment has arisen for a Network Architect to be based onsite with my client based in the West Midlands. The Network Architect is responsible of redesigning, evolving and supporting all network-based activities. This includes planning and installation of new hardware, monitoring LAN/WAN uptime, ensuring high network availability, resolving complex clients related problems and designing and implementing VPN/WAN links with both internal and external clients.

Key Duties:

  • Provide vision and strategy for internal and hosting network
  • Responsible for all functions relating to the planning, installation, configuration and operation of hosting network infrastructure
  • Identify network configuration and/or performance irregularities.
  • Serve as a technical design authority to multiple projects and business units.
  • Provide technical assistance and support, either formal or informal, for more junior team members and mentor new and inexperienced team members as required

Required skills and experience:

  • CCNP or CCIE certifications
  • Previous experience of working as a Network support engineer
  • High proficiency with routing protocols, VPN and various firewall technologies and vendors
  • Familiarity with the following operating systems - Windows, Linux, VMWare ESXi
  • Act as a point of escalation for all network related issues
  • Strong performance tuning and capacity planning experience

This is an opportunity to work within a team of expert professionals working with the latest technologies. Should this sounds like the right role for you, please apply online.