Network Solutions Architect
Bank of America
London, United Kingdom
2d ago

Job Description :

Job Title : Network Solutions Architect

LOB : Technology Infrastructure & Production Services

Corporate Title : Vice President

Location : London

One of the world’s leading financial institutions, we have 57 million customers ranging from individuals to businesses to governments and we are committed to growing responsibly.

We’ve been building meaningful connections in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for 90 years, and you’ll find our 200,000-strong workforce in more than 35 countries worldwide.

Technology Infrastructure & Production Services :

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital
  • The Network Solutions Engineering team within Bank of America provides end-to-end network and security infrastructure solutions for internal clients, lines of business and external 3rd parties.

    Covering the EMEA region, you will be joining a team of 6 and be responsible for working with partners to deliver connectivity that balances business, security, availability and resiliency requirements across a broad spectrum of network technologies and serves as 3rd level escalation for operational issues.

    Why Should You Apply?

  • To have the opportunity to work for a large multinational organisation supporting one of the largest global networks
  • To work in a dynamic technical environment in the financial sector within a multinational organisation
  • To develop in a fast paced across a broad spectrum of network and security technologies
  • To have the opportunity to drive the evolution of the network to be software defined and advance the use of automation
  • To experience new and different challenges on a daily basis
  • Responsibilities :

  • Working with support teams, lines of business and 3rd parties that BofA connect to in order to build end-to-end solutions that balance business, security, availability and resiliency requirements
  • Eliciting, analysing and documenting technical application and service requirements
  • Hands-on configuration of devices and engineering new services into production
  • Maintaining designs patterns and providing feedback into architectural standards
  • Active participation in the change management process
  • Managing partner requirements across projects and ad-hoc consulting
  • 3rd level escalation for troubleshooting issues on the production network
  • Identifying and managing the mitigation of risks within the environment
  • Ensuring documentation is updated to reflect new additions to or modifications in the environment and handed into Operations successfully
  • Implementation and day 1 support of configuration changes
  • Core skills :

  • Excellent implementation, architecture and engineering experience across routing, switching and security technologies
  • Capability to translate high level architectures into low-level technically viable plans for Bank of America
  • Deploying and manipulating dynamic routing protocols and firewall rules
  • Ability to apply business analysis skills and expertise
  • Strategic thinking, planning and presentation
  • Execution-oriented
  • Nice to have :

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience and understanding of the stock exchange and low-latency trading network connectivity
  • Ability to retain focus on priorities in dynamic business environment
  • Willingness to embrace and promote the use of software development to automate network processes
  • Understanding of financial institution culture and the associated compliance landscape
  • Competencies :

  • Ability to demonstrate solid analytical and technical skills with deep experience in network / security engineering
  • Able to communicate with a wide range of partners from technology and business peers through to senior management levels
  • To work effectively as part of a global team across multiple time zones
  • A willingness to work outside of normal UK working hours where necessary
  • Capable of quickly learning new technologies and procedures
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently
  • We offer a competitive Salary and Benefits package.

    Learn more about our benefits here.

    Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk.

    Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

    For more information on our commitment to ESG, visit

    We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability.

    The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

    As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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