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Network Architect - Hybrid

  • Posted April 9, 2024
  • £600 - £700 per day
  • Bristol
  • Contract

Network Architect

Network Architect required for an established organisation based in Bristol.

The successful candidate will have experience working as a Network Architect / Engineer with hands-on experience with Cisco, Juniper, and Fortinet technologies. Expertise in MPLS, L2 VPN, SD-WAN, virtualization, and containerization solutions is also highly desirable.

As the Network Architect you will be responsible for designing the network architecture, deploying network aspects for a new operations centre, Fabric and Terminals across the UK including configuring networking equipment such as Edge Routers, L2/L3 Switches, and Firewalls at the Terminal. Collaborating with infrastructure and Cloud architects you will be essential in delivering a fully operational platform for cutting-edge research.

This assignment has been deemed outside of IR35.
Hybrid role – 2 days per week on site in Bristol.

Skills, experience and background required: –

  • Experience designing and implementing large-scale Wide Area Networks to ensure high performance and scalability.
  • In depth understanding of OSI model, switching and routing methods and standards.
  • Experience as an architect of designing network solutions using Cisco, Juniper, and Fortinet technologies.
  • Expert knowledge in MPLS, L2 VPN, and SD-WAN concepts
  • Deep knowledge and experience in virtualization, network services, and virtual network functions to support advanced networking solutions.
  • Familiarity with containerization solutions to support modern, scalable network architectures.
  • Ability to create comprehensive design documents including high-level designs (HLD) and low-level designs (LLD).
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