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Network Infrastructure Architect

Location: UK - Mobile England, UK - London, UK - Nottingham, UK - Birmingham, UK - Edinburgh, UK - Hatfield, UK - Leeds, UK - Manchester, UK - Milton Keynes (old), UK - Reading | Job-ID: 471 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


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


Do you have any questions? Then feel free to contact Jagdeep.bhanghal@computacenter.com!

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