Network Architects

Network Architects

Job Title: Network Architects
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Salary: €550 - €600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5791
Contact Name: Mark Crorkin
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 28, 2017 10:29

Job Description

Network Architects required to work a large volume of priority projects within a major telco in the Netherlands

Duties include:
Understand the project requirements and translate them into technical network solutions
Design and deploy network elements.
Produce network engineering solutions and low level designs, bills of material, implementation & migration plans and documents taking into account all related network elements.
Carry out network implementations and migrations and handover the new networks to Operations and to 3rd parties
Review and validate design and migration plans of consultant engineers.
Approve final project deliverables and ensure project delivery on-time.
Deal with major incidents in terms of Tier-3 escalations
Provide root cause analysis on major incidents and follow up on corrective measures
Discover and address systematic problems in the network design
Liaise with the vendors for major incident and problem management

Required skills and knowledge; specific computer programs etc.
Minimum 5+ years solid networking experience background.
One or more relevant certifications desired such as CCNP, CCIE, CCSA, CCSE, etc.
Strong knowledge of Data Centres Designs with special focus on IP Networks, Security and Application Delivery Solutions.
Solid knowledge of Data Centres Foundation Systems and DTV back-end environments.
Strong knowledge and relevant experience in Cisco routing/switching technologies - ASR & Nexus
Strong knowledge of Next Generation Firewalls (e.g. Checkpoint, Fortinet, …)
Strong knowledge of Load Balancing Solutions (e.g. F5 BIGIP LTM & GTM,Radware, Alteon,…)
Desired experience of Software Defined Networking (SDN) - Cisco ACI Application Fabric
Knowledge of Cloud networking
Knowledge of network scripting / automation (Ansible, python)
Understating of Remote Access Solutions (Connectra, Citrix,.)
Good Experience with Unix Systems
Reversing engineer + Troubleshooting experience.
Experience with writing Low Level Designs, Visio Diagrams,…
Fluent in spoken and written English
Good interpersonal skills, able communicator
Team player
Experience in multinational and multicultural environments.
Independent, confident and project-focused mind-set.