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Network Solutions Architect

  • Location: Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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Network Solutions Architect - Nottingham - £60k + Benefits

My Client are looking for an experienced Enterprise facing network solution architect to join their team and help expand their network solution design. Roles and

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying client requirements
  • Helping shape new solution designs that interact with client product portfolio and UK based MPLS network
  • Agreeing designs with our clients
  • Producing low level designs
  • Engagement with colleagues, partners and customers to ensure smooth solution delivery
  • ITIL process understanding and experience

The successful candidate will be experienced in the following:

  • Experience of documenting architecture and solutions
  • Connecting network with MPLS provider networks
  • TCP/IP, routing, switching
  • Solid operational experience of BGP, OSPF & FHRP
  • Qualified to CCNP and ideally CCDP or equivalent
  • High standard of customer care and experience

It is also desirable that you have:

  • Experience working within another Network or other Service Provider in a client facing role.
  • Experience with the following vendors or technologies;
    • Cisco ISR
    • Cisco ASR
    • Cisco Catalyst and Nexus Switching
    • Cisco Meraki suite
    • Fortinet products, primarily Fortigate
    • Juniper SRX
    • Juniper MX
    • Load Balancer Technologies
    • IPS/IDS
    • UTM

  • ITIL qualification
  • Work with the internal teams and customers in gathering feedback to shape the overall solution architectures
  • Establish credibility & build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers
  • Participate in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new and migrating existing network solutions
  • Define current and future system architecture for client network solutions
  • Shaping individual solution designs following structured methodology appropriate to the scale of the project
  • Own the solution from specification through to development and implementation
  • Ensure the design meets key functional and non-functional requirements whilst measuring the in-life benefits of the solution
  • Provide financial estimates for potential costs of the solution design and associated implementation
  • Overseeing the implementation of the solution design in collaboration with technical teams
  • Provide feedback to internal teams on market and customer demands for product evolution.


  • CCNP Routing and Switching
  • CCNP Security
  • 3 years' experience of network solution design
  • 5 years' experience Cisco / Juniper / Meraki / Fortinet products

If you are interested in this opportunity then please send across your CV for a more detailed chat.

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