Senior Network Architect
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000
21 days holiday plus bank holidays and your Birthday off.
Dress Down day on Fridays.
Based on the outskirts of Basingstoke, Hampshire.
Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Our Client is a multi-award winning and leading business to business communications provider of products and services in the telecoms and data industry.
The successful applicant will join as a Senior Network Architect, dedicated within the multi-skilled team providing a high level of technical expertise and customer service to new and existing customers.
You will lead and mentor a team of senior engineers and be based in the network operations centre in Basingstoke, where you will be responsible for driving the design, development and management of the core network, cloud platform along with associated and underlying technologies.
As an expert architect in Cisco Nexus and Juniper technologies you will be troubleshooting issues related to network infrastructure, hardware and applications. You will also be assisting with escalations as requested by the service desk, network engineers and management.
In addition, you will be planning and preparing design documents that clearly specify requirements to suppliers. Also, planning and liaising regarding network upgrades, with respect to network management platform and elements.
Qualifications - Desirable
- CCNP Service Provider
- CCNP Security
- ITIL Foundation
Experience - Essential
- Demonstrable experience with a proven track record working in a managerial role in a networking engineering environment in a senior engineering role
- Carrier Grade Ethernet, IP, and any scripting languages used in an operations environment
- Working in an operations environment
- Wide area networks and network planning
Skills - Essential
- Good organisational, communication, presentational and interpersonal skills
- Ability to communicate effectively with technical/non-technical colleagues and customers
- Ability to adapt to new situations and develop new skills
- Self-motivated with the proven ability to multi-task whilst staying calm under pressure
- Adept at managing workload and working to deadlines
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