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Network Architect

KG Workforce Solutions
Published
August 31, 2022
Location
Remote- NC or SC preferred, United States
Job Type

Description

KG Workforce Solutions is recruiting for a remote Network Architect with strong technical, analytical, and communication skills.

The Network Architect is responsible for enterprise-level network planning, design, implementation, and optimization. The Network Architect develops and maintains enterprise-level strategies and direction for network systems and security solutions.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifies and translates business analysis and requirements into secure network solutions or process designs
  • Plans and recommends network hardware, systems management software, network security hardware/software, and architecture
  • Configures and maintains routers, switches, firewalls, and hubs for network system
  • Proactively identifies risks and evaluates solutions to mitigate these risks.
  • Performs troubleshooting on WAN, LAN, VoIP, and Wi-Fi networks as required, and designs procedures and resolution methods and scripts for improved proactive operations
  • Ensures 99.99% availability
  • Proactively provides architecture input on significant initiatives
  • Establishes standards for IT Network Systems for application and system development projects
  • Provides technical insight and mentoring to junior technicians
  • Advises, consults, and support projects; may lead some projects
  • Evaluates current and future technologies for adaptation appropriateness and benefit/risk

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Ability to prepare for and present to management on network and security initiatives
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of current and emerging Network and Open Systems environments
  • Strong understanding of application protocols, content-aware routing services, and local and global load balancing and failover
  • F5 Administration experience
  • Experience with network services: IPv6, NTP, DNS, DHCP
  • Inter-network routing experience: OSPF, BGP, MPLS
  • Experience with WAN acceleration and edge devices: Riverbed or similar tool
  • Mobile computing experience: VPNs, Mobile Device Management, Wi-Fi, integrated communications
  • Proven success designing networks for 100% uptime
  • Network monitoring experience: event aggregation, netflow, SNMP
  • Experience with real-time and streaming services: market data, live video, IPTV, SIP, VoIP, FIX, turret
  • Experience developing strategic roadmaps for global networks, datacenters, and core infrastructure services
  • Experience contributing to and monitoring SLA achievement
  • Authorization to work for any employer in the U.S. without current or future sponsorship

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, or communications
  •  7+ years of experience in the network/communications field

Preferred Certifications:

  • CCNP – Cisco Certified Network Professional
  • CCDP – Cisco Certified Design Professional
  • CCIE – Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert

This is a fully remote position, with a preference for candidates working from NC or SC. Standard business hours in EST/EDT are required.

 

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