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Network Architect

Job Req ID:  29525
Posting Date:  7 Apr 2024
Function:  Architecture Solution and Design
Unit:  Business
Location: 

UK Wide, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive + Excellent Benefits

Locations

Scotland

Why this job matters

Are you passionate about shaping the digital landscape of tomorrow?If so, we invite you to join BT as a Network Architect. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to design and implement cutting-edge network infrastructure, playing a pivotal role in our designing our customer's technological evolution. From developing scalable solutions to optimising network performance, you'll tackle complex challenges and drive impactful change. With a supportive environment that fosters creativity and collaboration, you'll be empowered to unleash your full potential and make a lasting impact in the world of networking. Join us on this exciting journey as we redefine connectivity and shape the future together. Apply now and be at the forefront of innovation as a Network Architect.

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead technical delivery of transformative network projects for a large public sector account in the UK.
  • Assist customers in aligning their network strategy with business goals using a unified methodology.
  • Collaborate with Practice managers and Technical leads to design and deploy seamless network solutions.
  • Develop standardized or customized network designs across various areas and platforms.
  • Engage in pre-sales activities, planning, and implementation of ICT infrastructure elements, such as security, WAN optimization, and load balancing.
     

Skills we are looking for

  • CCIE qualified or experienced CCNP aspiring to earn CCIE qualification
  • Interpret Customer needs, assessing the full requirements, identifying solutions to standard and non-standard requirements is a must
  • Expertise in Global WAN, LAN & WLAN design for private and public sector companies
  • Strong technical background across Network Architecture layers and comfortable presenting networks and services as an integrated solution
  • Experience in creating high quality technical designs, Customer facing proposals and detailed cost models is an advantage

Benefits

At BT, we entertain, educate, and empower millions of people every single day. We’re a brand built on connecting people – whether that’s friends, family, businesses, or communities. Working here, you’ll receive an attractive salary and a range of competitive benefits, but – more than that – you’ll be joining an ambitious organisation with a culture of togetherness, collaboration, and inclusivity, that takes a genuine and proactive interest in your progress and development.
 
Benefits of working for BT include:
• Competitive salary
• 10% on target bonus
• BT Pension scheme, minimum 5% Employee contribution, BT contribution 10%
• 25 days annual leave (not including bank holidays), increasing with service
• Huge range of flexible benefits including cycle to work, healthcare, season ticket loan
• World-class training and development opportunities
• Option to join BT Shares Saving schemes.
• Discounted broadband, mobile and TV packages
• Access to 100’s of retail discounts including the BT shop

 

Flexible Working
This role offers a 3 together, 2 wherever working model. This means you are required to be at your contractual location 3 days a week with 2 flexible days per week.

Our leadership standards

Looking in:
Leading inclusively and Safely
I inspire and build trust through self-awareness, honesty and integrity.
Owning outcomes
I take the right decisions that benefit the broader organisation.

Looking out:
Delivering for the customer
I execute brilliantly on clear priorities that add value to our customers and the wider business.
Commercially savvy
I demonstrate strong commercial focus, bringing an external perspective to decision-making.

Looking to the future:
Growth mindset
I experiment and identify opportunities for growth for both myself and the organisation.
Building for the future
I build diverse future-ready teams where all individuals can be at their best.

With over 175 years of heritage, BT is now the flagship business brand of BT Group. We’ve brought together our best people and capabilities into a B2B powerhouse serving 1.2 million business customers internationally.

 

We’re a global leader for secure connectivity and collaboration platforms for businesses of all shapes and sizes, from big household names and government departments, right through to sole traders and new start-ups. But it’s not just the technology that matters, it’s what it can do to help them build stronger, smarter, more secure businesses.

 

We value diversity and inclusion and believe in making a positive impact. We connect for good by championing digital inclusion and equipping people, businesses, and communities with digital skills to thrive.

 

As a member of our team, you will be part of an organisation that celebrates difference, fosters innovation and provides you with opportunities to be your best. With millions of businesses relying on us daily, joining BT means you can be part of a diverse and multi-skilled team that makes a significant impact to society.

 

A FEW POINTS TO NOTE:

 

Although these roles are listed as full-time, if you’re a job share partnership, work reduced hours, or any other way of working flexibly, please still get in touch.

 

DON'T MEET EVERY SINGLE REQUIREMENT?

 

Studies have shown that women and people who are disabled, LGBTQ+, neurodiverse or from ethnic minority backgrounds are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification and criteria. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace where everyone can be their best, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement on the Job Description, please apply anyway - you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles in our wider team.

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