12 days old

Sr. Network Architect

Phoenix, AZ 85008
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    $120,000 To $125,000

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the highest level of Network Engineering/Architecture decisions
  • Defines, designs and documents solutions, strategies and standards for the network infrastructure to ensure efficient and continuous usage with other infrastructure assets and applications
  • Create network strategy, positioning, roadmaps and plans to keep offerings relevant and updated
  • Propose and implement network projects for the organization
  • Maintain current and in-depth knowledge around network technologies
  • Develops and maintains documentation for information system infrastructure
  • Provides level 3 expertise for the stability, performance and availability of network infrastructure systems; promptly resolves operational issues
  • Participates in duty service rotation to ensure 24x7 support for level 3 information system infrastructure
  • Supports UAT, coordinates client resources during testing phase to assure that developed solution satisfies client requirements
  • Ensures compliance to IT General Controls and company working rules
  • Ensures compliance with defined system infrastructure standards, naming conventions, methodology standards, etc.
  • Extremely self-motivated professional who is committed to success and satisfaction, quickly adapting to change and maintaining composure in high-pressured environments.
  • Coaches and mentors less experienced staffs globally, influence others as technical leader


Years of experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of Engineering or Information Technology experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience from multinational/global organization

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience required

Technical skills

  • Strong experience with information systems design, implementation, and operations
  • CCNP Certification or equivalent working experience
  • Experience in both corporate and data center network infrastructures, at a global scale.
  • Solid knowledge of corporate systems and network solutions such as LAN/WAN/WLAN, Windows Active Directory, Exchange, Cisco routing/switching/security/wireless and telephony infrastructures.
  • Enterprise WAN experience, MPLS & Cisco SD-WAN experience preferred; DMVPN, IWAN, PfR, PBR, WAAS, etc.
  • Must have Cisco IOS networking hands-on experience with Routers, Switches, Firewalls, ACS, ISE, Wireless Controllers, Wireless Access Points & Wireless Management Systems, ISR, ASR, ASA, Nexus switches, UCS, UCS-E and F5, Riverbed, Alteon load balancers.
  • Proficient with NAT/PAT, IPSEC, GRE, IKE, MPLS, and DMVPN. Dynamic routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIP. Experience with switch technologies, VLAN, Trunking, EtherChannel, VPC, Spanning Tree, etc. Direct experience with Cisco IWAN and related technologies such as PfR and WAAS.
  • Experience with email and web proxy solutions such as IronPort, WebSense and ForcePoint.
  • Experience with Palo Alto technologies a plus
  • Mastery of technical expertise in identifying, evaluation and developing procedural and system solutions that are cost effective and meet user requirements
  • Ability to analyze business problems and define technical solutions, with ROI and TCO analysis
  • Network monitoring and troubleshooting via deep packet analysis, strong analytical and reporting skills, required
  • Technical leadership experience with information systems design, implementation and operations in major projects
  • Proven problem solving skills that can provide comprehensive solutions resulting to permanent fix and incremental benefits
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skill to solve sophisticated business and technical problems
  • Project managements skills are a plus

Soft skills (Competencies)

  • Highly effective communication (oral and written) skills and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Effective coaching and mentoring skills
  • Strong facilitation and requirements-solicitation skills
  • Proven track record in working directly with clients to define/influence and negotiate the solutions that enable their business objectives
  • Excellent ability to interact with customers in a professional manner providing friendly and effective customer service
  • Strong initiative of owning major roles and responsibilities in projects and resolution of issues

Communication (for example)

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effectively interacts with business and technical audiences, tailoring the communication to multiple levels of broad audiences to achieve desired results
  • Effective use of visual communication (Powerpoint, Visio, etc) and demonstrated expertise presenting at all levels, ranging from technical to non-technical resources, including C level executives. The ability to effectively socializing and acquire approval for network ideas, concepts, designs and solutions is an absolute must.

Knowledge and Expertise (for example)

  • Possesses strong technical knowledge of manufacturing application architecture and design including integration with other IT systems, performance characteristics, application management utilities, etc.
  • Understands manufacturing processes and flows, is familiar with physical layouts and possesses knowledge of relevant technologies
  • Possess project management skills to drive projects and activities


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