Network Architect

Location: Western Sydney, New South Wales Salary: competitive
Sector: IT Type: contract

Infrastructure Network Architect | 6 Month Contract

My client is currently looking for an Infrastructure/Network Architect to fill a 6 month contract (very likely to be extended!) in Sydney's West. Responsibilities include:

  • Work on IT projects to assist their migration to public cloud
  • Work closely with the Technical Architects to align new work programs
  • Produce, present and gain approval for Infrastructure high level designs
  • Ensure that a project or program of work is delivered via a partner in the most cost effective and productive manner
  • Work with the relevant Infrastructure teams, partners and vendors
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including running forums

About You You will have:

  • At least 10 years' experience in a similar role within a large, complex organisation with at least
  • Ability to design IT solutions based on business requirements that complement existing and future services
  • Knowledge of client-server networking and database management
  • Ability to provide technical system solutions, determine the overall design direction and provide hardware recommendations for complex technical requirements
  • Experience planning and developing support processes and adhering to best practices
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies

Network Experience:

  • Design and architecture for datacenter core network solutions and for diverse network connectivity to stores branches and distribution centres
  • Design experience with providing WIFI capability in branches and distribution centres
  • Data Centre migrations - Dealing with legacy and building new environments
  • Applications required to support and operate the business using networks in these locations
  • Engineering of large WIFI, LAN/WAN networks covering stores branches and distribution centres and connectivity to Data Centres
  • Strong understanding of routing Protocols - OSPF, BGP, etc

Technology Specific Skills:

  • Cisco Certificatiosn - CCNA, CCDA and CCNP
  • Load Balancers - Citrix (Netscalers), Alteon and ACE
  • Network Visibility - Gigamon
  • Application Visibility - Extrahop, Tetration or alternate vendor experience
  • Network Automation, familiarity with Cisco ACI and VMWare NSX

If this sounds like your next opportunity, please apply with your most up to date resume and I will contact you for a confidential discussion.

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