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IT Network Architect

IT Network Architect

Posted 9 April by Too many people Ended

We are recruiting on behalf of our client who are looking for an experienced IT Network Architect.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate the design and manage the rollout of critical network infrastructures on both a strategic (long term) and tactical (immediate term) level. Evaluate alternative technologies and architectures in relation to the infrastructure needs.
  • Perform analytical, technical, cost analysis and CAPEX and OPEX development work in the planning, design, installation and on-going administration and management of Communications’ core data networks.
  • Ensure that network infrastructure is fully documented and performing as required for internal and customer SLA guarantees and expectations by means of specific metrics and


Act as 2-3 line Support (even out of working hours) and participate in the root cause analysis and resolution of the problem

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN support and engineering design for voice, data and video networks at Access, Aggregation, and Core network locations
  • Knowledge of best practices with Telephony Switch networks
  • Thorough and proven understanding of modern service provider TCP/IP data networks
  • Knowledge, skills and experience with Cisco and HP routing hardware, software, protocols etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of structured cabling systems, network facilities, electrical, UPS, etc.
  • Ability to work alone as an individual contributor, as a technical lead and as a participant in a team environment.
  • Router, Switch and IP configuration experience is required
  • Clearly communicating that architecture to stakeholders
  • Experience in working with manufacturers and 3rd party providers


Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or Network Engineering with five or more

years directly related experience in a telecommunications service provider network. (Proven

Technical experience may be substituted for educational requirement)

5 years or more experience designing and implementing comprehensive network solutions using HP- Cisco, or other major network Products

Knowledge of WAN technologies, VSAT WAN optimization

Knowledge of redundancy and high availability protocols such as VRRP, HSRP, GLBP, SLB, LACP, PAGP

Basic Qualifications:

Experience within the travel industry related to shipboard IT operations is preferred.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems, or equivalent related technical experience is required.

Required skills

  • DFS
  • BAU
  • Incident Management
  • System Solutions
  • Virtualization

Reference: 34859634

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