Network Architect (hands on role) 60-70K

East Midlands


£60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Free Parking +


Network Architect, (hands on role), Network Security Architect, Principle Network Engineer, CCNP/CCNA, Cisco, Checkpoint, HP, Barracuda, Avaya, LAN/WAN – East Midlands – 60-70K + meaty benefits package

* Are you a Network Architect / Principal Network Engineer as the sole Network specialist?
* Are you a good decision maker?
* Can you build a network from the ground up for a global client?

Contact me for job spec and client info on 0-7-7-9-1-6-1-5-7-0-3.

ROLE: As the Network Architect / Principal Network Engineer you will act as the Network specialist for the Global ever-evolving network. You will design, implement and ensure all network security complies with best practise and provides ultimate protection.

You will work alongside an infrastructure team but will be the sole person responsible for the network. This role will provide you with a blank canvas where you can re-design the network and bring in technologies you feel will suit the needs of the business – exciting projects.

As the Network expert you will also mentor other members of the team in terms of best practise ensuing all standards are met. You will also work on projects as well as manage BAU requirements for anything network related.

Technical skills required for Network Architect role:

* Networking technologies: Cisco, Brocade, HP, Checkpoint, Avaya (experience of any of these)
* Switches/Routers
* Firewall/Router admin
* Enterprise IDS Admin

This role requires an Architect / Principal Network Engineer who is smart, intelligent (has a degree or equivalent), accountable and above all passionate about their craft. Someone who is responsible and wants to share their wealth of knowledge by leading by example and influencing the design of both WAN/LAN solutions for not just today’s world but tomorrows too.

Innovation alongside Research and Development is at its peak. They employ only the best engineers and lead the way in technical excellence.

SALARY: on offer is 60-70K, free parking with a benefits package.

CLIENT: A British success story with sites and partners across the globe. They are the leading UK organisation within this industry boasting many of the UK’s leading blue chips and household names as their customers. A solid company with financial security, expanding and acquiring new organisations. Modern office facility easily commutable from Nottingham, Derby, Chesterfield and Leicester. Some flexibility around working from home once settled into the role is on offer.

Candidates of all ages and backgrounds will be considered for this role. Ascent People is acting as an employment agency in respect of this vacancy.

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