Network Architect

Competitive | Berlin | Permanent
Posted 11 months ago

Network Architect / Berlin / Salary Dependant on Experience

Our client is a small corporation with highly qualified staff, they provide first-class and highly sophisticated testing services to major network equipment manufacturers worldwide, European and Middle East service providers and large enterprises in multiple industry sectors.

We are looking for a full-time Network Architect (male/female) to conduct custom network design and consultancy services to large scale carrier networks.

His/her tasks will include:
- Act as a point of contact for customers, design and implement telecommunication network solutions and present those solutions to the customer
- Supporting needs of the client's global customers (Equipment Vendors and Service Providers) by developing standard design and architectures
- Performing network assessments and recommend best practice network architecture for network performance, capacity, stability, availability, security, and cost efficiency
- Maintaining an in-depth base of IT industry networking knowledge to advise on technical trends and techniques and apply them to the development of solution designs
- Translating customer requirements into technical solutions and functional specifications
- Maintain and develop customer relationships
- Assist and guide sales and engineering teams
- Be part of the sales process by presenting solutions effectively to customers

The Ideal Candidate:
- Has completed his/her masters degree in a suitable area, for example computer science or electrical engineering with a focus on network communications technologies
- Is highly engaged, self-organized, and feels responsible for his/her work
- Likes communicating with customers and team members in multi-cultural environments openly and diplomatically — being able to present complex technical topics efficiently and clearly in English
- Speaks and writes excellent English and is ready to learn German as a second language
- Enjoys being challenged with advanced, leading-edge technology projects
- Experience in defining and configuring network/infrastructure test methodology
- Has in-depth knowledge of architecture and implementation of IT infrastructures and networks (routing, switching, WAN, data centers etc)
- Understands network security technologies and components (firewalls, VPN, network encryption)
- CCIE or above (work will be vendor independent)
- Good working knowledge Core Routing/SDN/NFV principals
- Ideally has already designed and implemented telecommunication network solutions for vendors or service providers in the past
- Optionally has gathered experience operating or designing service provider or large enterprise networks before

What To Expect:
- Exciting and positively challenging projects in the most innovative telecommunications technology areas
- Collaboration with market-leading U.S., European and Asian vendors, European tier-1 service providers
- Being part of a small international team featuring a flat hierarchy, open communication and fast decision making processes
- Flexible working hours, partial home office allowance
- Work and live in Berlin, one of the greatest cities worldwide with a high quality of life
- EU blue card (Schengen residency) including the family with the option of acquiring German citizenship after 6–7 years of residence

For more information about this role, please contact:

Bob MacKinlay

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