Network Designer

£60,000 | ROCHDALE | Permanent
Posted 5 days ago

Lead Network Designer – Core Network
Near Manchester
Perm - Up to £60k

My client is a market leading ISP, based near Manchester. Having recently built and launched one of the largest networks in the UK, they are looking for an experienced Network Designer/Architect to join the rapidly growing team, and ensure that their core network achieves the desired levels of security, availability and performance.

On a daily basis, you will be actively engaged in developing their core network as they continue to expand, taking part in various projects and provide a technical escalation point to the 3rd line engineers.

The products, services and vendors within scope for this role are:
- Copper and Fibre Broadband, LLU
- Ethernet, VPN, QoS, VOIP and SIP
- Core IP, transit and peering, distribution, access, datacentre and enterprise networks
- Juniper, Ericsson, Huawei, Cisco

Skills & Experience required:
- Subject matter expert within the networking field but has broad understanding in other technical areas sufficient to contribute to broader more strategic discussions
- Successful track record in working within a design or engineering team in an ISP, Telco or other technical services environment.
- Experienced in leading and overseeing the technical design process
- Excellent consultancy skills
- In-depth knowledge and experience of building and enhancing network infrastructure using some/all of the same technologies as those deployed within Zen including:
Large scale ISP network technologies at all layers: IP, NAT, OSPF, ISIS, BGP, .1q, VLANs, STP, RSTP, VRRP/HSRP, Optical networking
Hardware vendors: Juniper, Ericsson, Foundry/Brocade, Cisco, Zyxel, Huawei
Large scale ISP access services: Ethernet, Broadband, Mobile, QoS, IPv6, VoIP, SIP
Corporate networks, firewall management, PCI-DSS, WiFi
Network and authentication services: DNS, RADIUS, Tacacs, Active Directory, Asterisk
Configuration management: Puppet, GIT, SCCM, rancid
Network management: OpenNMS, Nagios, MRTG, SNMP, Cacti, SCOM, ELK, U2000, ZMS, JunOS Space
Tools development: Perl, shell, PHP, Python, SQL or other scripting languages

For more information about this role, please contact:

Kay Sadler
01442 509 080

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