Network technical Architect

Posted 25 June 2024
Salary Competitive
Job type Contract
Discipline Software Engineering
Contact NameTaylor Claxton
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Stott and May are looking for an experienced Network Technical Architect to join a growing team, based out of Luton. 

Contract / Freelance
6 months +
inside IR35
Hybrid: 2-4 days on site (depending on customer requirements)

- Accountable for preparing and maintaining technical architecture artefacts with understanding of network pain areas (IT WAN, LAN and Wi-Fi, Load balancer)
- Ensure that the design meets the non-functional requirements of the Hosting Strategy, including (but not limited to) – Performance, Resilience, Scalability, Capacity Management, Disaster Recovery, Security, Maintainability, Supportability
- Assist in AWS cloud migrations and implementations ensuring designs conform to security standards and policies.
- Collaborating with enterprise architecture and peers to identify and agree the technical standards, frameworks, tooling, and patterns for technical solutions adhering to enterprise standards and best practice. 

Key Skills / Knowledge:
- Good understanding of Routing and Switching technologies and protocols as core Domain Expertise
- Cisco R/S Nexus architecture ,BGP ,OSPF ,F5 LB&VPN, PALO ALTO, CISCO ASA , , AWS Cloud Networking ,SD-WAN ,Kubernetes Networking , ZScaler, Akami-WAF &  AWS Could networking, AWS Network firewall
- Python, Terraform using GitHub

Experience Required:
- Hands knowledge on Python, Terraform and CI/CD pipeline using GitHub for resource deployment.
- Tooling knowledge of confluence and Jira will be added advantage.
- The candidate must have excellent understanding of Routing and Switching technologies and protocols.
- The candidate must have working experience with Cisco R/S Nexus architecture
- The candidate must have working experience with AWS Network firewall.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex security issues and develop effective solutions.

Please note: this is a 2-stage IV process. We are looking for candidates to start on the project as soon as possible. 

Interested in this role? Please apply with an updated CV to be considered for the opportunity.