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Network Architect

Job Location: Melbourne, Sydney

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00646402

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Role: Network Architect (Manager)

 

Role Description:

 

Responsible for designing enterprise networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), cloud, SDN and security technologies. Interpret and translate client requirements into a solution that can be delivered from a standard set of offerings.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Operate as a lead network architect for network and cloud transformation opportunities.
  • Ability to translate business requirements in to high level technical requirement in context of technology and customer trends.
  • Review the RFPs and RFIs and prepare a high-quality response with attention to detail.
  • Business case development and crafting the transformation roadmap.
  • Engage with client’s senior executives in network and security domain to develop the network and security architecture for a large enterprise.
  • Develop technical design documentation such as high-level design, low level design, bill of material (BoM), configuration templates.
  • Act as technical authority, actively participate in planning and execution of implementations, migrations.
  • Maintains knowledge of evolving technology trends and apply those to develop innovative solutions approaches to deliver value for our clients.
  • Willingness to travel with flexibility to work in global time zone.

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in enterprise network architecture on a large infrastructure transformation projects involving enterprise networking, data centre/cloud.  
  • 10+ years of experience in design and implementation using skills in routing, switching and other data centre technologies such as cisco nexus, ACI, VMware NSX.
  • Design and implementation of NexGen firewalls from leading vendors such as cisco, juniper, Palo alto
  • Design and implementation of cloud connectivity solution for Azure, AWS, Google cloud platform.
  • Strong exposure to multi-vendor technologies in enterprise network with experience to design and implement them.
  • Knowledge of cloud, including AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform.
  • Strong documentation and presentation skills with a focus on quality.
  • Project management and ITIL knowledge with focus on change management.

Desirable:

  • Experience in WAN optimization and load balancing
  • Knowledge of cloud exchange providers such as Equinix.
  • Knowledge of wireless and collaboration technologies.
  • Working knowledge of MS Project

Certifications (not all are required):

  • CCNP, CCDP, CCIE (a plus), AWS, Azure, ITIL, TOGAF

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