I am currently looking for a Network Consultant/Technical Project Manager to work on an initial 3 month contract for a financial organisation in London.
You must have:
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with experience of communicating technical issues to senior staff.
Technical networking and firewall knowledge to CCNA level - be able to demonstrate an understanding of the following, as a minimum:
TCP & IP protocols
Good knowledge of OSPF& BGP
Switching and Routing
Current industry-standard hardware platforms (marketing-level familiarity)
Structured cabling systems
A highly proactive self-starting ethos, with strong customer focus.
Outstanding team skills, with the ability to effectively support colleagues.
A strong work ethic, high professionalism and exceptional problem solving skills.
A high standard of personal presentation with the ability to imbue confidence in colleagues and clients.
Experience of project initiation, implementation and closure using methodologies suitable for the projects undertaken.
The ability to successfully work with stakeholders from many business areas, backgrounds and nationalities to realise project milestones and deliverables.
The ability to effectively manage project quality and to ensure a consistently high degree of successful project delivery within resource, time and cost constraints.
Experience of successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously, across multiple time zones.
Exemplary co-ordination skills and the ability to understand business drivers / IT requirements.
Proven ability to initiate, develop and maintain relationships with technical and non-technical teams and individuals.
The capability to represent Network Project Services both internally and externally to the very high professional standard expected within an investment bank.
Experience of Change Control (change control processes and work flow, raising changes and risk associated with change).
Good level of understanding of Cisco Networking Devices, including troubleshooting of routers and switches
Good understanding of routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP
Multicast (useful, not essential)
Security knowledge from Network viewpoint including Firewalls, Proxies.
General level of understanding of a broad range of IT infrastructure technologies - DNS, Market Data, Unix / Linux, Wintel Servers, Storage.
If this role is of interest please contact me asap!!