Network Enabled Solutions - Senior Manager - Network Infrastructure
Accenture - Philadelphia, PA

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Organization: Accenture - Consulting

Location: Negotiable

Travel: 100% (Monday - Friday)

Technical Architect/Senior Manager- Accenture is currently seeking professionals with Network Infrastructure related experience, in the areas of data and voice. The resource will work with our clients on planning, designing, and implementing converged network infrastructures. From a planning perspective, the resource will work with clients to understand key business objectives and drivers, and align network capabilities with those requirements to develop an overall network and voice strategy. Design involves working with clients and network hardware and service vendors to engineer the network infrastructure and voice solution based on client guidelines and requirements. Implementation activities involve building and configuring the network infrastructure and voice solution components, and migrating to the new environment. The ideal resource for this position will possess knowledge and experience in architecture, engineering, and deploying network infrastructure and voice solutions, and should have technical experience (hands-on implementation or large-scale engineering) in these areas. In addition, the resource should also possess strong project management and work planning skills, and the ability to interact with client personnel at all levels, as well as understand the network implications of business requirements.

Key Responsibilities May Include:
Develop network detailed designs in the following areas: Data (LAN, WAN and Data Center) and Voice (VoIP, unified communications)

Perform assessments of existing client network infrastructures and document "as-is" environments, as required

Implement network infrastructures and voice solutions (Hands-on engineering, configuration, testing, operations support)

Work with clients to develop high-level network strategies

Plan, organize, and manage network design and or implementation projects

Organize project work into client presentations outlining findings and recommendations.

Project management activities including work planning, status reporting, client relationship management, and project financial management.

Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients.

Participate in internal and client-facing meetings, prepare reports and presentations

Develop internal white papers and knowledge capital on network technology topics

100% Travel

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
8 years experience in network infrastructure and voice solutions design, engineering, implementation, and/or support.

5 years experience in project management.

8 years experience with the design, implementation/integration and operations of enterprise and carrier-class networks and strong working knowledge of IP Internetworking, LAN Switching, WAN and network security are expected.

3 years of technical experience in one of the following areas:

o IP Routing Protocols, IPv4 and IPv6

o Layer 2 protocols and technologies

o Network Management

o MPLS, DMVPN, Multicast

3 years of experience in Unified communications - voice services; data and video services; and messaging services such as voice mail / unified messaging, e-mail, and Instant Messaging.

Preferred Skills:
Experience with non-Cisco products and technologies such as Juniper, F5, Foundry

Vendor certifications are strongly preferred (e.g., CCIE, CCNP,CCVP)

Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

3 years of hands-on experience with three or more Cisco platforms

Professional Skill Requirements:
Proven ability to work independently and as a team member

Proven ability to Lead teams and play a role of a Subject Matter Expert

Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skill

Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

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.

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