• Lieu: Birmingham, England
  • Salaire: £45000 - £85000 per annum
  • Technologie: Microsoft Jobs
  • Type de contrat: Permanent
  • Date de publication: 16th Nov, 2021
  • Référence: 161121RBB

Network Architect - Birmingham - £45K - £85K

My award winning and rapidly expanding MSP client is seeking to welcome an experienced Network Architect into their dynamic architecture team. There is a strong sense of community within the teams, with management supporting employee growth through investing in skills development.

They are based in the North West of the UK, though offer flexibility through mostly remote working with occasional office and client travel.

The Role:

This role is varied, please find below some of the main responsibilities we are looking for:

  • Client-facing: identify and gather requirements (meetings, interviews, workshops)

  • Designing migration adoption plans - being responsible for solution success

  • Offering complex network solutions to meet client requirements

  • Manage client expectations and produce compelling proposals

  • Designing and presenting solutions and technical requirements to teams of engineers and specialists

Main Skill-Set:

We are looking for a good mix of the below skills, (not necessarily all of the below):

  • Cisco - SDYN (formally Viptella) - worked with it, designed, proposed it

  • Fortinet - worked with the vendor, designed it

  • MPOS - implementation of VPN

  • VPN - using in the core of the network, building private networks, quality of servers, traffic management, understand how it works, connecting externally.

Must Haves:

  • Experience in client-facing roles

  • MSP / Solution Provider background (or, a very good reason as to why you are ready or want to work in consultancy)

  • Passionate about self-learning, technology and development


  • Consulting background

  • AWS Architect Certified

Culture & Values:

  • Flexible

  • Family Orientated

  • Friendly

  • Fast Paced

  • Innovative

  • Technology Driven

  • Dynamic

  • Efficient

  • Supportive

  • Belonging

  • Trust

Benefits Package

  • Base Salary - £45,000 to £85,000 per annum

  • Bonus

  • Pension

  • Healthcare

  • Life Assurance

  • Plus much, much more…


  • Working Location - Remote, some client travel, some office travel (Manchester way)

  • Working Hours - Flexible with Core Hours between 10am - 4pm - 7.5 hours a day

  • Interview Process - 2 stages

  • Salary Reviews -every 6 months

  • Training & Development Options - Paid Training and Certs, Books, Materials, the exam, online materials

This is the brief description of the role, for the full information, simply apply to the role and I will call you to discuss. This is an exclusive client to Nigel Frank International.

My client is looking to begin the interview process ASAP, so don't miss out, APPLY now!

If this wasn't exactly the role you were looking for, please apply to this role anyway, just highlight what you are looking for, apply with your CV with a brief overview of what you are looking for (The role, top 3 techs, location, salary). I will call you to discuss your skill-set further, there may be other roles I am working on that you may be suited for.

I specialise in Microsoft BI, SQL Server and Azure Analytics recruitment here at Nigel Frank International, specialising in the placement of highly-skilled candidates in various IT positions (Engineers, Analysts, Architects, Consultants, Project Managers, Management etc.).

We're the proud sponsor and supporter of SQLBits, Power Platform World Tour, the London Power BI User Group, Newcastle Power BI User Group and Newcastle Data Platform and Cloud User Group.

Twitter: @NigelFrank_BI

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-bowman-5475895a/

Email: r.bowman@nigelfrank.com

Phone: 0191 300 1816

Please Note: This is a permanent role. This role is for UK Residents only. This role does not offer Sponsorship. You must have the right to work in the UK with no restrictions. Some of our roles may be subject to successful background checks including a DBS and Credit Check.