Sr Cisco Network Architect

at ePlus Technology
Published September 10, 2022
Location Woodbridge Township, NJ
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description:

As a Senior Architect, you will be responsible for leading, planning, designing and implementing LAN, WAN and security engagements. The successful candidate will have extensive experience designing and implementing multi-vendor network infrastructures including routers, switches and firewalls.

Job Responsibilities:

* Post sales technical delivery and engineering of Cisco LAN, WAN and security solutions.
* Design and implement Cisco Data Center and Campus network solutions that accurately reflect the customer stated objectives.
* Design and implement next generation security solutions including Cisco Firepower, Palo Alto and Fortinet firewalls.
* Design and implement secure access to network resources for both wired and wireless clients utilizing Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE).
* Knowledge of software defined network architecture including Cisco ACI, DNA Center, SD Access and SD WAN is beneficial.

Your Corporate Responsibilities:

Internal Control responsibilities vary by role and are subject to change. Please discuss your individual internal control responsibilities with your immediate supervisor on a regular basis.

* Handle confidential matters and information professionally
* Conduct business in a professional, competent and ethical manner
* Adhere to corporate policies and procedures

Job Knowledge/Skills:

* Understand highly available, resilient, and scalable network infrastructure and services
* Proficiency with TCP/IP, sub-netting, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, NAT
* Proficient with IP Routing Protocols (OSPF, RIP, EIGRP, BGP), QoS, Multicast, MPLS
* Ability to perform troubleshooting and analysis throughout the seven layer OSI reference model
* Experience with network security design and implementation including nextgen firewall/DMZ configuration
* Exceptional written and interpersonal communications skills
* Strong time management and organizational skills

Education and Experience:

* BS in Computer Science or related technical degree required, or equivalent experience
* 5 years practical experience implementing Cisco wired and wireless network infrastructures
* Experience with Cisco ISR Routers, and Cisco Ethernet switching including Nexus Data Center switches and Catalyst Campus switches
* Required certifications:
* Cisco CCNP

* Desired certifications:
* Cisco CCIE Route/Switch or equivalent experience
* Cisco CCIE - Security

Physical Requirements of Position:

Ability of finger dexterity to be used primarily to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects or pinching fingers together. Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands and / or fingers. Speech ability must be at a level where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly. Hearing ability must be at a level to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information. Visual ability must be average with ordinary visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or products, or operate machinery. Physical strength for sedentary work with sitting most of the time. May have to exert or lift up to 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally.

ePlus is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ePlus promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.



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