ICT Network Technical Design Architect

  • Job Reference: 4572897
  • Date Posted: 28 August 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: Staffordshire, England
  • Salary: £300 to £325 Per Day
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

ICT Network Technical Design Architect


Local Authority – West Midlands

We are currently working with a Local Authority in the West Midlands who are looking for an ICT Network Technical Design Architect for a 6 month assignment initially, to work on large scale infrastructure refresh projects, working within internal project teams delivering to low level designs.

Main Projects:

Data Centre Network Upgrade, - moving from Cisco Nexus 7K environment to Cisco Nexus 9K (ACI Multi-Pod, APIC)

Compute and Storage Upgrade - Cisco UCS and Hyperflex

Microsoft Team Telephony  - Moving from Cisco telephony solution (Call Manager and Contact Centre Express) to Microsoft Teams Direct Routing

Cloud Connectivity - Azure ExpressRoute

Network Monitoring and SIEM  - Evaluating and implementing a replacement network monitoring tool (IDS, Raw Packet Capture and IDS)

Required experience:

Essential Skills with Cisco CCNA minimum, preferable in switching and routing

Preferential Experience:

Cisco Data Centre Interconnect - OTV, VXLAN

Cisco WAN - MPLS, BGP and SD_WAN

Cisco Telephony - Call Manager and Contact Centre

Virtualisation - Cisco UCS and Hyperflex

Network Management - Cisco DNA, APIC, Prime, ISE and SNMP

Rate: £325p/d – may be negotiable depending on experience
Duration: Until March 2021 initially with scope for an extension

For more information on this or other positions please in the first instance email your CV to the Midlands Local Government team at midlandslocalgov@venngroup.com or call 0121 616 0681 if you would like to have a conversation with us.

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Please note should this position not be applicable to you and you are currently looking for a new role, Venn Group recruit across the board within the IT sector so send across your updated CV to us.