Network Architect

Network Architect

Job Title: Network Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Salary: €580 - €600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5881
Contact Name: Mark Crorkin
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2017 23:08

Job Description

Network Architect

You will be responsible for the architecture of the Core Data (IP/MPLS) networks and network designs for the services running across, including the International core network, in-country distribution networks, as well as network designs for video, voice services that are offered for the consumer & business market.

Key accountabilities;
Architecture and Design of multiservice core and aggregation IP networks and service deployed on these, both extensions of current activities and greenfield deployments
Gather business requirements and translate these into solutions
Create and maintain network design guidelines, to provide a uniform framework to build services upon.
Support the company on service solutions and special projects (Voice, Video, B2B, NNI, MVNO, .)
Produce documentation for the engineering teams to build the solutions
Required skills and knowledge;

Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in a network design related position
Ability to define and analyse functional and operational requirements and translate into IP architectures
Understanding of large IP backbone networks and relations between them
Strong familiarity with network protocols as MPLS, BGP, policy languages, vast routing problems trouble shooting experience
Thorough understanding of IGPs, MPLS, MPLS L3/L2 VPN, TE, IPv4/v6 & migration techniques, VoIP, QoS, Ethernet
Prior experience (over a significant period) to peering and associated issues, security and politics
Well familiar with 'external public tooling' like RR's, LG's etc.
Strong Knowledge of information security standards, rules and regulations related to information security and data protection.
Minimum required education level: Bachelor / Master or similar through experience
Strong aptitude for and interest in new and emerging technologies
Fluency in English, both oral and written
Communicator, able to communicate on all levels of abstraction with senior management as well as on
detailed level to CNO, vendors, peering partners; influence business and technical staff
CCIE/JNCIE level certification or equivalent