Network Architect

Network Architect Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Network Architect to join our team.


  • Design, engineer and support the Client’s growing reliance on ULL products;
  • Responsible for discovering, promoting and executing SOI solutions and reusable network infrastructure components/functionality;
  • Contribute to and/or review high-level and low-level network design documentation and approve;
  • Contributes technical and application related aspects to the overall Enterprise and Domain Engineering blueprints;
  • Evaluate all designs and engineering to ensure that they incorporate the right level of reliability in the most cost effective manner.


  • A firm understanding of networking(routing/switching) and OS concepts, Linux/Unix administration, TCP/IP, TLS and other related protocols;
  • Firewalls specifically Juniper SRX range, and Cisco ASA Next Generation;
  • Some experience of Security and Risk Analysis knowledge for Extranet setups;
  • Defence experience will be beneficial;
  • Customer relationship development and influencing skills;
  • Network Data Admin-L3;
  • Juniper JNCIS-ENT and/or Cisco CCNP/CCDP accreditation;
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills in a highly visible fast paced enterprise environment;
  • Other network protocols such as TCP and UDP;
  • Previous experience in a Network Architecture role;
  • Experience of working for an organisation in the IT services or consultancy arena;
  • Ability to competently test and Certify Load Balancing/ADC software and all associated features and functions;
  • Excellent all round knowledge of IT infrastructure;
  • Network Architecting-L2 (Mandatory);
  • Demonstrable design experience in proposing and utilizing technologies from Juniper, Cisco and Brocade.