CCIE level Cisco Network (Nexus & UCS) and Security Architect

Recruiter
FT Select
Location
Berkshire
Salary
From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Basic Salary: To £75,000, Car Allowa
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
CCIE level Cisco Network ( Nexus & UCS) and Security Architect required for leading global communications and collaboration; data centre/cloud services and managed services’ company. You will have a successful track record of Infrastructure Architecture designs and standards in Metro-HA and Beyond Metro DR configurations , Cloud Platforms (SaaS , IaaS ) from a service perspective, Vulnerability Information , Assessment and Management processes , Cloud and Infrastructure automation and orchestration and in addition the ideal candidate will have experience of the follow: · Cloud solutions : SaaS, IaaS, Hybrid Cloud · Cisco Data Centre products : Nexus & UCS · Cisco Security products : ASA, ACS · Network Virtualisation : Software Defined Networking using VMware NSX and Cisco ACI · Hypervisor : vSphere, Hyper-V · NetApp Storage: 7 Mode, Cluster Mode · Domain Services: Active Directory, DNS, Certification · CCIE or similar level of knowledge ROLE PURPOSE: · Provide technical direction for solutions from a Network & Security standpoint · Design network & security architectures of the UK Cloud and management platforms · Develop and maintain consistent architecture standards for the business · Subject matter expert for Networking & security within the Hybrid IT & DC Team · Develop and maintain the Hosted and Managed Platform Architecture · Develop and maintain associated Hybrid IT technology roadmaps · Provide Level 3 Support for Network , Firewall and VPN technologies · Provide Level 2/3 Support for Compute, Virtualisation and Storage technologies · Partake in on-call rota to facilitate out of hours Level 3 escalations. · Develop / Support key operational processes, including change, problem, incident and demand management to ensure platform meets regulatory and customer requirements. · Take a key role in key client projects and tasks to ensure successful delivery KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: · Deliver architecture design tasks to an acceptable quality within agreed timeframes · Resolve escalated support calls effectively within SLA/OLA guidelines · Maintain CCIE or equivalent level Network certification PERSON REQUIREMENTS: · Ability to lead technical discussions. · Ability to engage at all levels across the business: · Ability to act as a source of information and advice to architects and pre-sales engineers and as a problem solver and trusted partner to end customers. · Provide versatile troubleshooting and problem solving skills, with the ability to ‘think on your feet’ and respond to a diverse range of challenges. EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS: Candidate must have extensive, demonstrable experience in the following areas: · Providing Enterprise Infrastructure Architecture designs and standards in Metro-HA and Beyond Metro DR configurations · Providing Level 2/3 support for key Infrastructure Technologies · Producing, supporting and maintaining products in a managed service context. · Interpreting, understanding and solving complex technical problems. · Understanding Cloud Platforms (SaaS, IaaS ) from a service perspective. · Understanding Vulnerability Information , Assessment and Management processes · Understanding of Cloud and Infrastructure automation and orchestration · Regulatory frameworks, such as PCI-DSS , and a good understanding of the work required attaining and maintaining these As well as these, the ideal candidate would also demonstrate broad technical knowledge and experience of the key platform technologies: · Cloud solutions: SaaS, IaaS, Hybrid Cloud · Cisco Data Centre products: Nexus & UCS · Cisco Security products: ASA, ACS · Network Virtualisation: Software Defined Networking using VMware NSX and Cisco ACI · Hypervisor: vSphere, Hyper-V · NetApp Storage: 7 Mode, Cluster Mode · Domain Services: Active Directory, DNS, Certification · CCIE or similar level of knowledge Ref: 885059 Basic Salary: To £75,000, Car Allowance: £6,600 and Corporate Benefits Location: Berkshire This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66862946

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