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Global Enterprise Network Architect

  • Job reference: 47841
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Strategy and Architecture
  • Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + benefits

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Enterprise Network Architect

Networks / Monitoring / Security / Technical Design / Cloud / Strategy

La Fosse have partnered with a global financial services organisation - with over $50 billion in revenue and offices in 5 continents - to find them a Senior Network Architect to join their centralised Enterprise Architecture function.

This is a brand-new role within the organisation, with the need for a Network Architecture roadmap & strategy to support the group-wide push towards cloud. You will responsible for owning the technical architecture roadmaps for the networks space - regularly facing off to the Global CIO leadership & business stakeholders.

This is a strategic role - looking at RFP/RFIs & TCO/ROI decisions and making key calculated decisions around the future network landscape & Next-Gen services - but the ideal candidates will also still have a strong technical understanding at the design level.

Selection of Key Responsibilities:

  • Own & lead the technical network strategy, design & implementation for highly flexible, secure & integrated network systems.
  • Design network strategy for on-premise & within cloud-based environments to deliver cloud-based solutions using partnerships with Cisco, VMWare, Microsoft, Amazon, EMC.
  • Responsible for network architecture strategy, business case creation & unifying business & technology strategies.
  • Make key technology decisions, review vendors & suppliers through RFP/RFI and take ownership of networks TCO/ROI.
  • Design the architecture capable of the migration of servers & network infrastructure as part of a global DC migration.

Key Skills Required:

  • Multiple years of experience in a enterprise network architecture, design & engineering within large, ideally global enterprises.
  • Technical depth within networking across various Cisco Route/Switch equipment and DC technologies - whilst experience with monitoring tools & techniques e.g. Splunk.
  • Significant exposure to deploying both on-premise & cloud-based solutions - ideally in Azure, but AWS is also useful.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills along with strong commercial acumen.
  • Knowledge & understanding of modelling and tooling in the EA space - e.g. Sparx, ArchiMate, UML.
  • Industry technical certifications e.g. CCIE, CCNP, VCP5 for example are preferred.

You will be required to do some international travel (up to 20%) in this role. Please click apply for more info.

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