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Network Designer / Cisco

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £350 - £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: IT & Information Security

Network Designer / Cisco
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Network Designer to join global organisation in Hillingdon. This role will be offered as initial 6 Month contract with the view to start as soon as possible.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation where you will be working alongside a team of other designers and architects.
Key Requirements

It is expected that the candidate would have solid technical qualifications/capability around networking. However the successful candidate must be able to engage with the client in order to scope out and determine the network requirements for the design. So good communication and presentation skills are very important and the capability to scope out the network design is key.

  • Must Have CCNP minimum in routing/switching. CCIE preferred
  • Must have 2 to 3 years' experience in a network designer role
  • Must have experience of working with MPLS networks and VPNS preferably in a design capacity.
  • Must have good solid experience both in configuration and design with the following network hardware
    • CISCO switches >> Catalyst >> 6500, 6800, 2960s, 3650 and 3850 >>Nexus>> 7000, 9000 and 3000 series
  • Cisco routers >> general Cisco router experience
  • Firewalls >> Palo Alto or checkpoint or Fortinet. >> Must have experience of firewall implementation within a network design.
  • Wireless >> Aruba or Cisco >> Must have experience of WLAN architecture
  • Must have good experience of customer engagement and scoping requirements for the network design.
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to present solutions in a confident and professional way to clients.
  • Must have a solid understanding of ALL network routing protocols, especially OSPF and BGP.
  • Must have an understanding of WLAN network architecture and how they work.
  • Must have excellent documentation skills and Visio network design drawing skills.
  • Preferred experience of the following:
    • Data Centre design using Nexus 9Ks in ACI mode. Spine/leaf Architecture. Understanding of Data Centre Fabric Design and APIC implementation.
    • Understanding of SDN
    • Designs involving the implementation of Nexus 77Ks using VDCs
    • Design and understanding of Multicast networks
    • Design of LANs using Cisco three tier architecture and the implementation of VPNS across the network.
    • Design of both MPLS L3 VPNS and VPLS L2 VPNS
    • Design of networks using BGP routing protocols

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