Location: Glasgow

Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 p/d

Start Date: 16/03/2019

Duration: Contract


We are Recruiting for a Network Design Architect for a FTSE 250 Client in Glasgow on an initial 6 month contract, paying up to £510 a day Ltd/Umbrella.

This role requires a level of customer facing ability, documentation production and extensive hands-on engineering skills in collapsed IP/MPLS networks.

Key Attributes

* Be able to translate customer business and technology requirements that can vary in detail, and produce high quality network solutions, at both high and low levels of detail

* Hands on implementation of your designs

* Be able to deliver designs to defined standards, often against challenging timescales

* Provide input to technical designs provided by other technology groups – a level of “cross-functional” technical knowledge is highly desirable

* Provide direct, credible and authoritative interaction with colleagues and customers alike

* Actively contribute to continual service delivery improvement

Essential Experience/Skills

Key technical skills include:

* Routing & Switching (Cisco or Juniper)

* Firewall Solutions (Cisco, Palo Alto, or Juniper) – Network Security

* Experience with PPP, CHAP and Radius Authentication

* Experience with layer 2 technologies: VLANs, VTP, STP

* Experience with layer 3 routing: OSPF and BGP

* Experience implementing and supporting MPLS WAN connectivity


Candidates will be expected to have demonstrable senior experience, , and may possess a combination of the following:

* Cisco CCNP/CCDP (Routing & Switching and/or Service Provider)


Desired Experience/Skills

* WAN design – low level design documentation and implementation of Service Provider MPLS VPN

* BGP design and configuration

* OSPF design and configuration

* Network load balancing and capacity management

* In depth knowledge of the OSI networking model and TCP/IP protocols

* Experience of LAN switching and WAN technologies

Personal Attributes

* A team player with excellent customer facing skills.

* Works well under pressure.

* A flexible approach to working hours.

* Good oral and written skills

* Be able to work under minimum supervision

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