IT Architect, Networks
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We are looking for an IT Architect, Networks for UPM. UPM operates in over 60 countries worldwide and is one of the industry leaders and innovators in its field. UPM IT Business Services has the end-to-end service ownership and global delivery accountability for the business services delivered by IT. This key position is permanent, and the location of the job would be in our client’s key location in Tampere, Finland or in the corporate headquarters in Helsinki.
We offer an incomparable position in a company with great tradition and the possibility to hold the end-to-end accountability of the network technologies enabling the performance of different application solutions using our global network. In addition to this, the position holds the responsibility to seek development opportunities to extend network using different technologies such as SDN, zero trust concepts and role based security. We are reshaping the future and leading the industry – and we are now looking for a true professional to be part of this journey.
The IT Architect we are looking for will hold the overall technical and development ownership of the network architecture including its security aspects. You will work in a team of architects and experts and actively collaborate with various business areas and the chief architect to continuously drive, develop and optimize the area further in accordance with the IT Strategy, processes and architecturally best practices.
Main tasks and responsibilities
Responsibility for the architecture of the networks with a focus being in office LAN & WLAN solutions, Remote access solutions and IPAM and integral dependencies around them.
Beside responsibility of IPAM, good knowledge of DNS and DHCP is expected.
Network security of own responsibility area.
Developing the service support and maintenance of the area using agreed ITSM processes and tools.
Optimized capacity planning.
Proactively drive the design and development in the area and ensure the quality of implementations.
Proactively drive quality improvements in the area with focus on service level, user experience and cost efficiency.
Own and steer the projects in the area.
Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate has very strong and broad technical skills and understanding in networks / network security and holds a vision how corporate networks are developing in coming years. Knowledge and skills around Aruba & Cisco solutions & technologies in the responsibility field is expected. UPM is more and more using services from different clouds. You have strong drive, motivation and sense of accountability - complimented with the ability to communicate efficiently to different audiences and stakeholders. You have the ability to optimize costs in a respected technological area. We especially value good vendor coordination skills and experience in finding optimal solutions. Fluent English language is also required.
The location of this position is Helsinki or Tampere.
For further information please contact Mikko Laine, 043 824 4189 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please apply via the link below and attach your CV latest by 22.4.2019.
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