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Network Infrastructure Architect

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Computacenter Limited
Location
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Rate
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Company description:

About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 15,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of 4.35 billion (2018). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers' infrastructures.

We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.

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Job description:

Job Introduction

Computacenter are looking for a Cloud Networking and Network Automation Architect. The successful candidate will be joining a growing Practice and will be expected to help develop approaches, products and solutions. Based on this the candidate must have the following:

  • Good understanding of the varying technologies, platforms and operational models, from a networking perspective relating to Automation and Multi-Cloud solutions.
  • Experience in driving requirements workshops to understand the customer business and operational outcomes.
  • Steer new solutions to a successful outcome where multiple 3rd parties or technical stake holders are involved
  • Able to determine where gaps exist in current architectures, people and processes and being proactive in bridging those gaps
  • Ability to identify and engage the right areas of the customer business to maximise support for automation initiatives (i.e. network operations, developers, cloud architects, CxO)
  • Steer new solutions to a successful outcome where multiple 3rd parties or technical stake holders are involved
  • Excellent customer facing skills including senior stake holder management
  • Able to effectively deal with difficult discussions to balance out the interests of the customer with the interests of Computacenter
  • Owning the structure and delivery of technical design workshops ensuring the required outcome is delivered and the results captured
  • Managing of 3rd parties and their deliverables to ensure timely and quality delivery of solutions


The candidate must also have the following:

  • Project experience in at least one of the following:
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Google Cloud Platform
    • OpenStack
    • Kubernetes/OpenShift
    • VMware vSphere
  • Accreditations in the above are very desirable
  • Project experience in at lease one SDN technology, key technologies for Computacenter are:
    • Cisco ACI
    • VMware NSX-V and NSX-T
  • Any similar technology may be acceptable, for example:
    • Juniper Contrail
    • Nuage VSP
  • Experience of automation tooling, key technologies for Computacenter are:
    • Red Hat Ansible
    • Python
    • NetBrain
  • Any similar technology may be acceptable, for example:
    • SaltStack
    • HashiCorp Terraform
    • Nornir

The successful candidate must also have at least 8 years experience in classic networking technologies, preferably in the following:

  • Cisco Systems
    • CCIE accreditation preferred
  • Arista Networks
  • F5 networks

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