Senior Network Architect – 12 Months Contract – 28 x 28 Rotation – Algeria
Senior Network Architect Responsibilities
Assess & optimise current networking solutions, product plans & roadmaps for architecture & functionality of infrastructure & systems. Provide technical solutions for the establishment & implementation of high availability network solutions, to support convergence of voice, data, & multimedia services & cloud application security architectures.
Develop strategy, technical direction & engineering solutions for enterprise-wide data networking & data security services supporting key business requirements. Assist with the development & evaluation of strategic business cases.
Lead the development, design, validation testing, implementation & execution of Architecture, Engineering & Operational roadmaps for data networking & data security services & drive efforts to validate that strategic direction is aligned with business architecture/direction.
Play a key role in the design, specification, implementation & support of Network & Unified Communications infrastructure & cloud services.
Provides clear & concise recommendations to remediate performance/scaling bottlenecks
Participate in PoC testing with other teams to ensure that performance expectations are met before/after rolling out new applications & services.
Provides escalation support for troubleshooting & resolution of all network data & security issues as required by other infrastructure support teams
Maintain expertise in data network security technologies to ensure that cost-effective solutions & processes are deployed & aligned with business direction
Senior Network Architect Requirements:
ITIL v3. V4 or 5 foundations are preferred, with demonstrable knowledge & experience of employing fewer silos, increased collaboration, facilitating communication across the whole organization, & the integration of Agile & DevOps into ITSM strategies.
Demonstrate full system & product development lifecycle knowledge including strategy, requirements management, architecture, design, implementation, testing, integration & deployment. Extensive & proven experience in designing, Installing, commissioning & supporting large complex multi-site voice & data LAN & WAN network solutions based predominantly on Cisco products. Must have practical, hands-on experience of brownfield site development of legacy systems to unified communication technologies.
Define & implement methodology templates for total cost of ownership analysis, requirements gathering, infrastructure design, & peer reviews. Develop a culture & process for re-use of solutions templates across projects thereby simplifying the solutions engineering process & improving the productivity of the resources.
Assist with development & management of Network product lifecycles & Services budgets.