Customer Design Authority

Customer Design Authority

Customer Design Authority – (Location London Heathrow)

Start Date = ASAP

Salary = £42,648 + On Target Bonus 10% + Special Allowance £2000. OTE = £48952

North Starr are delighted to offer the opportunity to become the Customer Design Authority (CDA) for a well-established company. The CDA will be responsible for owning the end to end detailed design of the network for the duration of the client contract.

Work will involve;

  • Lab Testing
  • Technical Changes
  • ACP Support and Network Refresh Projects
  • Design Faults
  • Customer Meetings
  • Other Technical Support

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Full end to end QOS knowledge – Classification, Congestion management and avoidance, policing and shaping, link efficiency mechanisms.
  • Able to gain a quick understanding of the scalability for a given solution.
  • Able to produce effective migration strategies and win customers approval.
  • CCNP/CCIP Routing and Switching – OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIP, Redistribution, Filtering, Summarization.
  • Experience with Cisco IOS features – DHCP, HSRP, IP Services, IOS user interface, NAT, NTP and SNMP etc.
  • WAN and LAN experience -  MPLS, Frame relay, IPSEC VPN’s, RAS solutions, Ethernet, VLAN’s etc.
  • Experience of VOICE IPT Skills.
  • Working knowledge of Bluecoat skills.



Degree in Information Technology or an Engineering based University course.  


Please sent your CV for immediate consideration to Richard.RobertsJones@thenorthstarr.com