Network Architect | Direct Hire | Irving, TX

at Vaco Technology
Location Dallas, TX
Date Posted September 15, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

JOB SUMMARY

Vaco Technology is currently seeking qualified Network Architects with extensive experience working within global enterprise-level environments, with expertise in network design, architecture, integration and optimization for network and telecommunications infrastructure. This will be a direct-hire employment opportunity with excellent benefits and incentives, and based in Irving, TX. Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the US, as our client is unable to sponsor at this time.

Location: Irving, TX

Employment Type: Direct-Hire

Compensation: Based on experience, $135,000 -$145,000 base salary + up to 20% annual bonus and incentives

Travel: Possibly up to 25%, as needed

Job Summary:

As a Network Architect, you will be responsible for network design, architecture, integration and optimization for network and telecommunications infrastructure for the enterprise. You will help to coach and mentor other members of the network engineering team, and provide guidance to offshore support teams. The Network Architect will be responsible for researching new technologies, and proposing recommendations on future strategies and enhancements.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years experience working as a Sr. Network Engineer/Architect, responsible for overseeing Cisco network design, architecture, routing/switching, network security, VoIP, for global enterprise-level operations
  • 5+ years experience supporting data centers and large distributed environments
  • Advanced experience troubleshooting network protocols, with expertise in troubleshooting BGP and OSPF network issues
  • Hands-on experience deploying, configuring and supporting Cisco routers and switches, Cisco ACI architecture and support experience
  • Prior experience working in large enterprise-level, global environments, supporting over 5,000 + users and end points
  • Prior experience coaching, mentoring and developing other network team members
  • Expertise in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Must be able to take a consultative/partner approach with clients and work with minimal supervision on difficult assignments
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Checkpoint Firewall experience highly preferred
  • ITIL Certification preferred
  • Cisco CCNA required, Cisco CCIE preferred
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