Network design NTDS

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The design of communication networks to support business requirements for connectivity, capacity, interfacing, security, resilience, recovery, access and remote access. The production of design policies, strategies, architectures and related documentation.

Network design: Level 6

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Takes responsibility for major aspects of network specification and design within the organisation. Produces network design policies, philosophies and criteria covering connectivity, capacity, interfacing, security, resilience, recovery, access and remote access.

Network design: Level 5

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Produces overall architectures, topologies and configuration databases for networks and networking technology within the organisation.

Network design: Level 4

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Specifies user/system interfaces, including validation and error correction procedures, processing rules, access, security and audit controls. Assesses associated risks, and specifies recovery routines and contingency procedures. Translates logical designs into physical designs.

Designs specific network components using agreed architectures, design standards, patterns and methodology. Contributes to alternative network architectures, networking topologies and design options. Creates multiple design views to address the concerns of the different stakeholders of the network and to handle both functional and non-functional requirements. Reviews, verifies and improves own network designs against specifications using supplied user/system interfaces, including validation and error correction procedures, processing rules, access, security and audit controls. Contributes to the identification of associated risks and the development of recovery routines and contingency procedures.

Network design: Level 3

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New skill-at-a-level description to be added here

Network design: Level 2

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New skill-at-a-level description to be added here