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Network Architect

Job Reference: 00799596
Date Posted: 16 May 2019
Employer: Ladbrokes Coral
Location: Stratford
Salary: Market Rate
Sector: I.T. & Communications > Architect
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 26 May 2019

Job Description





“NetworkDesign and Architecture”


Headof Network Engineering






Expert(Third Level Support)

Purposeof Role: 

  • Creating network designs and help to drive implementations of those in production
  • Administration, monitoring, documentation, troubleshooting and improvement of existing network.



· allProduct Verticals


·Application teams



AsNetwork Architect you are responsible for

  • Contribute to the design of networks and datacentres
  • Bring up and drive initiatives to simplify and standardize configurations and automate tasks
  • Conduct monitoring and capacity planning activities.
  • Support, debugging and troubleshooting in the event of incidents including root cause analysis.
  • Participate in 24/7 on call rotas
  • Support in all other day to day business work (Projects, Stories, Tasks) 3rd level support including automation of day to day tasks
  • Maintain and use Linux based monitoring and management systems

Occasional Responsibilities: 

  • Travel abroad for workshops and maintenance work

Education& Experience: 

  • completed IT bachelor degree
  • minimum of 3 years of working experience in highly dynamic datacenter environments
  • Fluent English (minimum B1) is a prerequisite


  • Expert knowledge in the following fields would be an advantage:
  • Routing knowledge is a prerequisite (IGP and/or EGP); Switching; Load-Balancing; Firewalls, Application Layer Switching; DDoS Mitigation; Network Monitoring; TCP/IP protocol suite; IPv6; SSL/TLS; IPSec; SSL-VPN; WAN-Optimization.
  • Scripting in any language (php, bash, python,…)


  • good communication skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to perform in stressful situations
  • Teamplayer which can work self-contained if necessary
  • Self-motivated, self-responsible, proactive and delivery focused working attitude
Additional Information
Routing and Automation skills are the most important ones for this role.
Routing - OSPF & BGP deep knowledge are a must have
Scripting - phython, bash, tcl as well as experiences with automation frameworks like Ansible would be beneficial
  • Technical Skills
  • Technical certifications - CCNP/ CCIE preferred
About The Company
At Ladbrokes Coral, we believe we’ve got the best brands in betting and gaming; and the best people behind them too.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join us. Our recent merger combined more than 230 years of heritage and opened up a world of exciting opportunities for the future. With the biggest UK retail estate in the industry, a growing digital business and an ever-expanding international presence, we want to be the world’s best betting and gaming company, where customers want to play and people want to work.
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