Excellent technical capabilities and a well-established background in the network design arena are required for this role,
along with a detailed understanding of the UK and global markets. You will also have experience with multinational companies and a long track record of achievements within such.
You should have a genuine interest in and proven capability to design medium to large size LAN/WAN and WLAN solutions and to see them through build and into implementation.
An excellent knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies based on key vendor equipment (Cisco, Juniper) is therefore essential along with a detailed knowledge of routing and switching techniques
- CCNP certificate or higher
- At least 3 year experience in network operation
- Deep understanding in the following topics:
Routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP)
L2 protocols/techniques (STP, VTP, 802.1q, VLANs, LACP, PAgp, PPP, PPPoE)
IPsec VPN solutions (site2site IPsec VPN, DMVPN)
MPLS based services (L3 and L2 MPLS VPN)
L2/L3 QoS architecture of various Cisco platforms
IOS based security solutions (CBAC, ZBFW, NAT, DAI, DHCP Snooping, ACLs)
Standalone and Controller based WLAN architectures
- basic Juniper knowledge
- experience with firewall deployments
- experience with IPT deployments
Excellent communication skills are required for this role, both verbally and in writing and you must be able to present technical information clearly. You should be able to work across various cultures and have experience of working in a matrix organization. You should like work in a team but also be able to be autonomous. Willingness to travel. Fluent English knowledge.