Job Title: Network Architect
Location: Chantilly, VA Date Updated: July 12, 2013
The Network Architect is responsible for advising on the design and operations of the enterprise satellite centric MPLS network, including analyzing technical needs, requirements, and state of the network's infrastructure design, integration, and operations.
Full time employee
The Network Architect is responsible for advising on the design and operations of the enterprise satellite centric MPLS network, including analyzing technical needs, requirements, and state of the network's infrastructure design, integration, and operations. The network architect will also lead network-related projects through all phases of the life cycle including pre-acquisition diligence and post-acquisition integration and operations with the overall goal of improving network warranty (Availability, Capacity, Security and Continuity). This includes leading all activities related to enterprise network engineering and operations, from initial design to operational troubleshooting; and, leading the development and review of network architecture standards for the enterprise. The network architect will lead efforts in identifying new technologies, test activities, network implement activities in the areas of enterprise routing, WAN and LAN/WLAN data equipment and interconnectivity in the network.
Minimum Position Requirements
- BSCS, BSIS, or equivalent experience
- At least 10 years experience in multi-vendor enterprise networking products that includes routers, switches, firewalls, proxy servers, load balancers
- At least 7 years experience in building complex end to end networking solutions including VOIP, wireless and wired networks using multi-vendor hardware At least 5 years experience in planning/managing/coordinating complex technical projects
- At least 5 years experience in performance and capacity management for network equipment At least 2 years experience in proposal writing
- CCNP (Cisco Certified Networking Professional)
- CCNA (Cisco Certified Networking Associate)
- CCDP (Cisco Certified Design Professional)
- CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert)
- CCIE Voice & Telephony CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security)
- MCSE (Microsoft Certified System Engineer)