Network Architect

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Berkshire, UK


Must hold DV

Day Rate


CND are partnered with an exciting organisation who work around the UK Deterrent, to source them a Network Architect who is required to provide guidance and technical input to a number of projects within a large Cloud migration. This key individual will need to produce high level and detailed network designs, as well as providing technical guidance across multiple projects. This position is highly technical but will also require a presence at stakeholder meetings, both internal and external to the business.

Candidates must have a current and valid DV clearance to be considered for this role.

Role Requirements


Lead Network design on a range of solutions

Produce documentation around Network design, setup and implementation

Lead Network implementation on a range of solutions

Focus on business resilience and participate in other non-functional testing

Develop network standards and best practices for the business

SME and escalation point for technical issues and decisions

Essential Skills

Experience working in an enterprise environment across the full project lifecycle

Deep understanding of network technologies and how they relate to cloud services

Networking (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, VPNs, reverse proxies, routing, switching)

Cloud Networking, specifically Azure (VNETs, Express Route, VPN Gateway, Traffic Manager, NSGs)

Experience working on Network Security in an SECRET or Above environment (Firewalls, IPS/IDS etc.)

Knowledge of common application approaches and technologies (e.g. SOA, message queuing)

Knowledge of common database technologies (e.g. backup/restoration, replication/mirroring)

Knowledge of common internet technologies (e.g. e-mail, web servers, web services)

Experience designing networks for disaster recovery

Relevant professional qualifications

Would you like to be considered for this role?