Network Architect (CCIE, ISE, SDWAN) Team Lead** Remote Worker opening

at BAE Systems Plc
Published November 18, 2022
Location Austin, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description BAE is looking for a Network Architect to lead a small team of Network Architects. Help with prioritization of the teams work Design and implement complex networking solutions over a large enterprise level network.

The person should be able to troubleshoot difficult or chronic problems and identifies both

short and long term solutions. In addition, this person will define network standards and

create documentation to support these standards.

Designs and plans network communications systems.

Provides specifications and detailed drawings for network architecture.

Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques

and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity


Working knowledge of Cloud Environment connectivity to include AWS, Azure, and GPC

Help design M365 environment and integration

Conduct testing of network design. Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer

hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, firewalls, switches etc.

Evaluate and report on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

Provides technical leadership and change ownership.

Ensure that the BAE Systems WAN and LANs are operating efficiently and optimal, so that all service

level agreements (SLAs) are achieved.

Lead small and medium size project initiatives and provides technical expertise to network staff.

Develop diagrams of networks using standard templates to illustrate solutions to customers and

Technical staff.

Identify customer requirements and design moderately complex network systems.

Lead or participate in planning and assessment project phases and lead/assist with project design/

implementation phases.

Conduct feasibility studies and participates in the development of technical standards.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Effectively communicate with customers and technical staff to troubleshoot and resolve complex

network problems

Experience with supporting Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

Experience with supporting Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

Experience with network routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, etc.)

Experience with supporting A10 load balancers

Experience with SDWAN technologies including troubleshooting, installation and upgrading network


Experience with Python or similar scripting tools to automate

Manage the installation and upgrade of network hardware.

Follow process and template documentation to configure and install networking hardware.

Maintains safe work environment by following codes, standards, and legal regulations.

Create and maintain documentation (standards, best practices) for supported technologies.

Maintain project status and tracking

Create Bill of Materials (BOMs) as well as other related documentation for various projects and tasks.

Evaluate network requirements and make technical recommendations

Experience with the latest Cisco hardware and networking technologies, CCNP Level or Above.

Ability to troubleshoot problems in a large enterprise network; experience with advanced

Troubleshooting Wireshark

Experience with Python, Perl, R, Java

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)

Experience with support Cisco SDWAN Viptela environment

Ability to analyze packet captures

Self-Organizing Network Experience

Self-Healing Network Experience

Supervised or Unsupervised Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning

Deep Learning

Neural Networks

Anomaly Detection

Risk Classification of changes to CI/CD

ML Model to identify drifts in configuration

About BAE Systems, Inc.BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

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