Network Architect

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  • Location

    Seascale, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £65.00 - £73.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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We have an opportunity for a Network Architect based at Sellafield, Cumbria.

The Network Technical Architect is account based providing technical design, assurance and consultation in the support of solutions, projects and service for one or more accounts.

The Network Technical Architect reports to a Practice Manager within Solution Management and Architecture.

This role is part of a Technical Architecture team responsible for the Technical Design and Assurance of the customer's Network and Security infrastructure. To do this involves building up a detailed and in-depth understanding of the customer's infrastructures, systems and applications and being aware of any new or inflight projects or changes.

They are the Technical experts for Networks and Security for their customers providing input and guidance to the Lead Technical Architect and Technical Strategy Director in the support of the Account Technical strategy.

The following are the major responsibilities of the Network Technical Architect:

Acquire a detailed understanding of the customer's business needs, technologies, key applications and network and security infrastructure
Be the Technical Authority for Networks and Security
Work closely with the Lead Architect to help develop an account technical strategy and roadmap.
Provide Network consultancy to the Account and Client as required
Ensure that Networks & Security are taken into account in all new solutions
Provide Network technical input into Business Office proposals ensuring that the solution satisfies the customer's requirements and is compliant with Atos standards
Produce High Level Designs (HLD) to meet client project requirements in compliance with Atos CTO standards and strategy
Provide technical assurance throughout the Low-Level Design and Implementation project phases to ensure compliance with the HLD.
Support the Lead Architect in the Technical Assurance process by attending Account Technical Assurance Boards as an approver.
Identify and propose Service Improvements, Cost Reductions and Revenue Opportunities
Willing to travel as necessary in line with business needs
Ability to work under pressure and remain decisive
Ability to appraise and quality assure the work of others
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Technical focus and drive

Holds CCIE or CCDP industry level qualification or have equivalent technical ability and experience
Holds JNCIE or JNCIP industry level qualification or have equivalent technical ability and experience
Proven successful skills in providing technical design and architecture solutions specifically Networks and Security
Previous experience in a Network Architecture role
Excellent all-round knowledge of IT infrastructure
Experience of working for an organisation in the IT services or consultancy arena
Customer relationship development and influencing skills.