Cisco Network Architect

Employer
PRI Search
Location
New Britain
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 12, 2018
Closes
Jul 10, 2018
Role
IT
Industry
Consulting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
?? Provide Network Architecture, Design, and 3rd level support for our Business Units
?? Architect local, wide-area, and wireless networks that effectively reflect business needs, service-levels, cost and availability requirements
?? Analyze technical needs, requirements, and provide input, direction, and support for the global network redesign, acquisitions, divestitures, processes, products, and services.
?? Communicate the role and value of our products and services to our Business Unit partners and present business cases for technology investments
?? Lead selection, testing and deployment of networking, technologies and products
?? Design, install and configure cloud and network products, software, and hardware in support of proof of concepts, pilots, and software defined networking.
?? Lead and implement Standardization and Documentation of remote site and hub designs
?? Develop and execute training and transition of new solutions and services to the Network Operations team
?? Develop and continually improve processes to ensure speed, quality, and zero unplanned downtime
?? Develop, refine and update technology roadmaps
?? Manage assigned projects to deliver services in accordance with established objectives and technical requirements in a timely and responsive manner
?? Provide support for Business Unit and Enterprise projects as required
Qualification:
?? Must possess a thorough understanding of Network Infrastructure and topology
?? Expert experience with low-level networking constructs such routing protocols or network overlay implementations
?? Strong knowledge of routing and switching concepts and technologies (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP)
?? Strong knowledge of network management, network security, SNMP and Radius
?? Experience with SD-WAN, Cloud Networking , Voice and Video platforms and UC integration
?? Experience with a variety of networking hardware vendors including but not limited to Cisco and Riverbed.
?? Strong PowerPoint, Excel, and documentation skills
?? Understanding of Firewalls, IPSEC IDS/IPS and XPS
?? Strong team, organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in an enterprise business environment
?? ITIL Certification
?? Current CCNP, CCDP, or CCIE certification in routing and switching a plus
?? US Citizen or Permanent Residents only
Education:
?? Bachelor's degree required
?? 10+ years of experience with global network deployments in an enterprise or service provider setting


Company Description PRI Search is a full service recruiting, search, consulting and staff augmentation comprised of industry professionals with more than 100 years of cumulative staffing experience. We employ the utilization of cutting edge recruiting technologies which allow for greater optimization of our capabilities in serving our candidates and clients needs.

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