Senior Network Technical Design Authority


  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: 283213

Becoming a Senior Network Technical Design Authority with Capita IT Services

Candidates are expected to have demonstrable, large-scale network architecture experience, combined with good consulting skills and an understanding of how network technologies impact on...and are impacted by other IT infrastructure technologies. This role requires a level of customer facing ability, documentation production and extensive hands-on engineering skills in collapsed IP/MPLS networks.

What you will do:

  • Be able to translate customer business and technology requirements that can vary in detail, and produce high quality network solutions, at both high and low levels of detail

  • Be able to deliver designs to defined standards, often against challenging timescales

  • Provide input to technical designs provided by other CNS technology groups - a level of “cross-functional” technical knowledge is highly desirable

  • Provide direct, credible and authoritative interaction with CNS colleagues and customers alike

  • Actively contribute to continual service delivery improvement

  • Function as a line manager to other TDA team members and also act as Subject Matter Expert for other members of the SWAN technical teams

Your experience will include:

Essential Experience/Skills

Key technical skills include:

  • Routing & Switching (Cisco or Juniper)

  • Firewall Solutions (Cisco, Palo Alto, or Juniper)

  • Load Balancing (F5)

  • Experience with PPP, CHAP and Radius Authentication

  • Hands on implementation by you of your own design changes are typically done out of hours

Candidates will be expected to have demonstrable senior experience, and will likely be working towards achieving a CCIE or similar accreditation, and may possess a combination of the following:

  • Cisco CCNP/CCDP (Routing & Switching and/or Service Provider)

  • Checkpoint CCSA/CCSE


About Capita IT Services

Capita Networking Solutions are part of our IT Services business, and we specialise on connecting businesses worldwide. We're the UK's leading network integrator and joining us you'll build, integrate and manage some of the most advanced networks and ISP services for our clients. We have an unparalleled track record in delivering and supporting complex connectivity requirements across Wide Area Networks (WAN), Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wireless technologies, and we excel at delivering voice network services, unified communications and collaboration services.

Capita IT Services are part of Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers' needs, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday, pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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