-ACI Architect- Remote (Central/West Coast)

at CruiTek
Published July 23, 2022
Location West, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Job Description

ACI Architect
Contract to hire 3 Months
Minimal Travel
Central/West Coast Area-This is a must!
150-200K Salary when Perm
Sr Level- Certs-Must
Paid Certifications
Great Company
Team Environment
Great place for career growth

We are currently looking to add a Network Architect specifically focused on Cisco ACI and integrating the platform with existing data center and enterprise networks. The Network Architect will be responsible for helping our customers design, deploy and migrate their next-generation software-defined data centers and enterprise networks (WAN/LAN).  The ideal candidate for this position will possess knowledge and experience in architecting, engineering, automating, and deploying networking solutions across these areas, with an emphasis on Cisco ACI. The candidate should also possess strong consulting/interpersonal skills, possess an ability to lead discussions with clients and guide them to solutions, and have a deep understanding of integrating business requirements into the proposed solutions.

Responsibilities

    • Lead engagements, workshops, and deployment efforts
    • Serve as a technical point of escalation and drive incidents/problems until resolution utilizing advice and assistance from manufacturers and other team members as required
    • Keep client stakeholders and project managers apprised of project status throughout the project life cycle with detailed and thorough communication
    • Serve as the subject matter expert in cross-functional client workshops and engagements

Qualifications

    • Client focused, and results driven
    • Ability to work under critical conditions and influence others to achieve results
    • Expert knowledge of Cisco ACI and its components (Tenant, BD, VRF, APIC), Nexus DC technologies such as vPC, OTV, VXLAN
    • Expert knowledge of ACI architectures, including single site, multi-pod, multi-site
    • Functional level knowledge of implementing ACI using infrastructure as code and automation tools (Rest API, Terraform, Python)
    • Relevant expert level industry certification (CCIE Data Center or similar certifications)
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