Network Architect

  • Category
    Architect roles - Infrastructure / Network architect
  • Location
    Bristol, City Of Bristol
  • External Reference

Network Architect
Up to £50,000

The Company
Experienced Senior Network Engineers are required by an education institution, based in Bristol.

The Role
This position will design, build, administer and maintain these core network services so that users have efficient, accurate and secure access to network resources and the internet. Installing upgrading and patching of all supported network devices on core IT infrastructure.

*Provide strategic analysis and resolution of technical queries relating to the core network services.
*Analysis of complex technical problems. The design, development and implementation of solutions to these problems, and daily troubleshooting of a wide range of network services and related issues.
*Develop and adhere to standards, methodologies and good practices. This includes the development of complex documentation for network installation, configuration and support procedures, such that others may either assist or take over the maintenance, administration and/or operational support of the system.
*Work alongside the IT Services Governance team to ensure all network services standards are fully agreed through the correct Governance channels.
*Act as a main technical contact for all projects and programmes which require network services to be provided, to ensure these projects adhere to agreed standards.
*To assist other IT Services teams by providing technical analysis, troubleshooting, and consultation regarding network services.
*To liaise with other staff members, both internally to IT and externally, to ensure that all network requirements are known and accounted for, create a knowledge base from this information and keep it up to date and fit for purpose.

Experience Required
*A thorough understanding of all enterprise level network infrastructures, including related utilities and tools.
*A thorough understanding of enterprise network vendor products, features, programming and configuration, and network protocols.
*At least 2 year's experience of designing and architecting enterprise-level network services
*In-depth experience of working in a project driven environment.
*Experience and thorough knowledge of logical and physical network design and architecture.
*Experience and thorough understanding of network management & monitoring systems, performance tuning and troubleshooting.
*Experience and thorough knowledge of all network backup and recovery scenarios.
*Experience in change management and service management.
*A thorough knowledge of all aspects of IT Infrastructure Systems and IT components with which the network services interact: user and server operating systems, client devices, storage devices etc.
*A professional qualification or degree in computing, or significant experience working as a Senior Network Administrator, which demonstrates equivalent professional development.
*ITIL v3 Foundation.

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