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  • Location

    Alpharetta, Georgia

  • Job title:

    Network Architect

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Job ref:

    5875

Network Architect

 

Overview

A rapidly growing communications provider is adding a Network Architect to lead the technical direction of the company's core network, IT network and data centers.  This dynamic individual will partner with business analysts and engineers to define the technical requirements, principles, and models that guide all network-related decisions for a service delivery ecosystem. The role is responsible for analyzing and translating business, information, and technical requirements into the architectural blueprints used to achieve overall business goals. The Network Architect will be responsible for identifying network, systems, applications, and infrastructure components necessary to strategically outline how the end-to-end network will operate.

 

Requirements

  • 7-10 years of experience in multiple technology areas required

  • 10 years of experience in telecommunications network design or deployment required.

  • Advanced to expert level knowledge and understanding of architecture, application design, system engineering and integration required

 

We’d love to see

  • 2-4 years of relevant domain experience (data, network, application, systems, etc.) preferred

  • Proven ability to run simultaneous projects and tasks.

  • Contributor in open source, user groups, and conferences preferred.

  • Demonstrable experience working with Tier 1 and 2 carriers, NEMS and MSO's.

  • Knowledge of Protocols and Standards including Ethernet, SDN Technologies and Principles, OSPF, BGP, RTP, RTCP, Netconf-Yang.

  • Networking experience with Wan, Lan, Man, Data Center required.

  • Experience with Linux required.

  • Working understanding of the Agile Development Process desired.

  • Solid experience working with Tier 1 and 2 carriers, NEMS and MSO's preferred.

  • Solution architecture experience in evolving Ethernet services a plus.

  • Knowledge of new technologies including SDN/NFV preferred.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Works on multiple projects as a project leader or internal consultant

  • Works on highly complex projects using specialized architecture areas such as network, security, applications, data, systems and Internet and business segments

  • Participates in domain technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction

  • Assists in the analysis, design, and development of a roadmap and implementation plan based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint

  • Designs standard configurations and patterns

  • Participates in the Enterprise Architecture ecosystem-wide and domain's architecture Governance process

  • Reviews exceptions and makes recommendations to architectural standards at a domain/program level

  • Captures and analyzes data and develops architectural requirements at project/program level

  • Aligns architectural requirements with technology strategy

 

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