Federal - Network Infrastructure Manager
Accenture - Arlington, VA

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Location: Arlington, VA/Washington DC Travel: 100% Accenture Federal Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture, helps U.S. federal agencies build the government of the future. With 4,000 dedicated US employees, Accenture Federal Services is uniquely positioned to support federal agencies in shattering the status quo, achieving profound efficiencies and relentlessly delivering results. Accenture Federal Services is a long-time and trusted resource for the federal community. Every cabinet level agency in the United States-and 20 of the country's largest federal government agencies-have worked with Accenture Federal Services to achieve outcomes and move toward high performance. Join us and you can help our federal clients achieve what matters most, powering the services that touch the nation every day." Job Description: This position will be responsible for leading the definition and design of solution architectures, for conducting the analysis, creating architectural standards, defining processes to ensure conformance to standards, instituting solution-testing criteria, defining a solution's cost-of-ownership, and promoting a clear and consistent business vision through technical architectures. The candidate will also be responsible for the configuration and ongoing support for the global network technology environment, performs and presents technology performance analysis, capacity planning, and proactive health checks. SME in network technology field and has expert knowledge of equipment, platforms, protocols, technologies, services, and monitoring tools. Key Responsibilities may include: The position will require strong client facing skills and an acute understanding of consulting. The candidate will operate in both a functional Project manager capacity for existing/ongoing data networking projects, and as sales/engineering support for newly identified opportunities. 100% travel requirement. Qualifications Basic Qualifications: Minimum of 2 years of technical architecture design, evaluation, and analysis, Project Management experience (Project and Resource planning using MS Project) Minimum of a Bachelor's degree Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in 3 of the following 5 areas: Client Operating Systems (e.g. Microsoft Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000 or Linux/Unix) Directory Systems (e.g. Active Directory, LDAP) Network Technologies (e.g. Cisco, Brocade, F5, etc..) Network Protocols (IPV4, IPV5, MPLS, VPN, etc...) Full Network computing life cycle experience (architecture, design, build, implementation, remote management, patch management experience related to the above) Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in 2 of the 3 following areas: Network transformation and optimization implementations Thin Computing Technologies (e.g. Terminal Services, Citrix, Wyse, VMWare) Minimum of 2 years of management or team lead experience Preferred Skills: Extensive knowledge of Cisco technologies including routing and switching platforms (e.g., ASR, Nexus, 6500, etc.), routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, etc.), MPLS technologies, etc. Exposure and configuration of virtualization technologies including Cisco Nexus 1000V, VMware solutions, etc. (CCIE Certification ) Ability to communicate with client management teams, stakeholders, users and team members regardless of technical expertise. Ability to maintain current in-depth knowledge of target network technology and seek opportunities to deploy new network technologies or process improvements that benefit the client. Ability to create network architecture scope, definition, gaps, construction, and execution. Ability to define the complete network infrastructure environment, review project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards and guidelines. Ability to document and communicate the status of progress against plans, taking corrective action as necessary. Ability to transfer knowledge and support technical project staff during the implementation of a solution Professional Skill Requirements: Excellent Communication skills Attention to Detail Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require, now or in the future, sponsorship by the employer for a visa. Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. US Citizenship Required
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