Senior Network Architect

Canton, GA | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 06/18/2024 Industry: IT Job Number: 30264

Job Description

A Senior Network Architect to play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and managing complex network infrastructures. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure our network solutions meet the evolving needs of our clients and support the growth of our business. Your expertise will drive the development of scalable, secure, and reliable networking solutions that enable seamless communication and data exchange.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in network architecture, design, and implementation, with a focus on enterprise environments.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking protocols, technologies, and standards, including TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VLANs, VPNs, and SD-WAN.
  • Experience with network hardware and software from leading vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, Arista, etc.
  • Strong understanding of network security principles and best practices, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, encryption, and authentication protocols.
  • Proven track record of designing and implementing complex network solutions that meet business requirements and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve network issues effectively.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work closely with cross-functional teams and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Network Design and Planning: Lead the design and planning of enterprise-scale network architectures, considering factors such as scalability, performance, security, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Technology Evaluation: Stay abreast of emerging networking technologies and evaluate their potential impact on our infrastructure. Make recommendations for technology adoption and integration to enhance network capabilities.
  • Infrastructure Optimization: Continuously assess and optimize network infrastructure to improve performance, reliability, and efficiency. Identify opportunities for automation and implement solutions to streamline network operations.
  • Security and Compliance: Collaborate with security teams to implement robust security measures and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations. Develop strategies to protect against network threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Troubleshooting and Resolution: Provide expert-level support for troubleshooting complex network issues, including performance bottlenecks, connectivity problems, and security incidents. Work closely with operations teams to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of network designs, configurations, and procedures. Share knowledge and best practices with team members to foster continuous learning and development.
  • Vendor Management: Evaluate third-party vendors and service providers, negotiate contracts, and manage vendor relationships to ensure the delivery of high-quality network services and solutions.
Pay Range: $125k/yr. - $200k/yr.

Meet Your Recruiter

Tim Cassidy
Account Manager

Originally from Alabama, Tim moved to the Atlanta area in 2010 after graduating from Auburn University with a degree in Political Science, and started his career in the technical staffing industry. Tim brings almost 12 years of recruiting and account management experience in the placement of engineering professionals nationwide.

Away from the office, Tim enjoys spending time with family and cheering on the Auburn Tigers.

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