Network Architect - Tech Lead

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  • Permanent
  • £75,000 - £80,000 (GBP)
  • London, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • ASAP

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself.

Description

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself.

Quote - Primary purpose of the role would be providing technical leadership and TDA function for IP underlay to support Mobile network.

What you'll do:

  • Lead technical discussions and provide technical oversight and approvals for artefacts created by team
  • Run upfront engagement phases of the project with architects, project managers and other stakeholders for project setup and planning
  • Lead teams of design, test and implementation engineers spread across time-zones and locations in a matrix organisation for project delivery
  • Ensure IP Net. Dev. process compliance against checkpoints during network design, testing and implementation stages
  • Be part of change control boards to ensure that MOP are written appropriately and there is no unexpected service impact while delivery engineer is implementing the change.
  • Recommend vendor products during RFP’s, leading technology validation activities in vendor/labs, scoring vendor proposals and producing reports
  • Draft SoW documents for supplier engagement required for delivery of project objectives

 

What you'll bring:

  • Proven stakeholder engagement and reporting skills, and strong technical leadership skills, project delivery using Agile methodologies
  • Career focus on Telco IP backbones and MPLS/IP services with a passion for technology
  • Experience of architecture and design for telco networks using ISIS, MPLS SR, MP-BGP, LDP, QoS, Security with basic understanding of Netconf/YANG.
  • Detailed understanding of MPLS EVPN and bleeding edge development in MPLS SR standards
  • Good knowledge of DC fabrics, spine/leaf architecture and VXLAN
  • Strong understanding of high scale routing and switching technology and products from Cisco, Nokia and Fortinet Firewalls
  • Ability to tell good network designs from bad, and a zeal for network quality and reliability. 

Skills

Business Activities
RFP / Procurement
Environments
Mobile Networks
IT Infrastructure Expertise
Network Design
IT Infrastructure Products
Cisco
Nokia
IT Infrastructure Technologies & Protocols
5G
BGP
ISIS
MPLS
IT Network Expertise
Architecture
Design
telco
IT Security Expertise
Firewalls

Industry Experience

Media & Broadcasting company - TV, Music, Movies, Radio, Entertainment
Telecommunications company - Service Provider, ISP, Mobile