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Network Design Architect

  • Location: Central
  • Salary: £450 - £510 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
This vacancy has now expired.

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

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact for guidance.

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