IC Resources Ltd

Network Architect

£65000 per annum
07 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
Seamus Hayes
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time
Up to £65k (Depending on experience)
Network Engineer - Surrey (M25)

My world renowned high performance Technology company with a diverse industry portfolio is looking for a Network Architect to work with the Communications Systems Team developing, rolling out and maintaining their connected fleet platform and working primarily with the rail industry:

The role:

*Gather and capture detailed customer networking requirements;
*Work with network infrastructure providers to cost, design and implement data centre solutions;
*Assist with negotiation of mobile network contracts and connectivity;
*Install and configure services on production and development servers;
*Assist with selection of in-vehicle networking equipment;
*Provide engineering-level support for atypical faults;
*Work with software developers to enhance, test and deploy the platform
*The role will primarily be based at our office in Surrey (M25) but will require some travel for customer meetings, site visits etc.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

*Interacting with customers, support teams, service providers and developers, you will need excellent communications skills.
*You will be proficient with a variety of networking appliances with an appreciation of the strengths and weaknesses of each;
*You have a strong grasp of networking fundamentals and techniques, TCP/IP in particular, including IPv6, policy based routing, layer 2 and 3 tunnelling, SSL, DNS and NAT.
*Experience working with Linux servers, including set-up and administration of common services, routing and IPTables.
*Experience building scalable, resilient systems in a virtualized environment; knowledge of load balancing and failover mechanisms.
*Scripting skills in Bash, Python, Perl or similar.

Desirable Skills:

*Experience using one or more of Icinga, SaltStack, Nginx, Django;
*DB Administration experience using MySQL;
*Experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco networking equipment;
*Experience with wireless network deployment, wireless LAN controllers and an appreciation of networking in a dynamic environment.
*Experience with Debian or Debian derived Linux distributions
*Linux KVM experience
*Rail or other transport industry experience.

If you have the skills and experience necessary to fulfil the role or would like further information then please contact Seamus Hayes at IC Resources.

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