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Network Consultant/Technical Project Manager

Job Title: Network Consultant/Technical Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, London
Salary: £300 - £340 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
REF: 12991/002
Contact Name: Jon Cundy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

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

    • IP networking/subnetting

    • Good knowledge of OSPF& BGP

    • Multicast preferred

    • Switching and Routing

    • Current industry-standard hardware platforms (marketing-level familiarity)

    • Structured cabling systems

    • VLAN'

  • 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).

Desiarable Skills:

  • 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.

  • F5

  • General level of understanding of a broad range of IT infrastructure technologies - DNS, Market Data, Unix / Linux, Wintel Servers, Storage.

  • ITIL V3

If this role is of interest please contact me asap!!