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Company: ACRO STAFF
Contact Name: DAVE
Website: http://www.acrostaff.com

Job Details: Network Architect Date: Nov 14 2019

Job Reference: 4978
Job Category: IT Jobs [ View All IT Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Recruiter
Employment type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors
Experience: 4 years
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, 30308
Job Skills: Network Architect
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RESPONSIBILITIES:-

Run clients infrastructure routers, switches, and network services
Build and maintain solutions in AWS and On-Prem for deployment, monitoring, and operations
Troubleshoot and resolve issues, perform root cause analysis
Participate in 24x7 support as necessary
Build, maintain and manage a reliable network for Vonage and our customers

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE POSITION:

Strong network engineering experience managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting routers and switches in IP networks on Prem and in AWS. Juniper experience strongly preferred.
Strong experience with routing protocols (ie: BGP, ISIS, OSPF) utilizing an MPLS environment; including design work within the Core infrastructure
Scripting/Automation – provide orchestration, automation, and configuration management using tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes; scripting using code like Perl, Expect Script, etc.
Strong knowledge and experience with IP networking - dynamic routing, switching, monitoring, IP address management, troubleshooting
Knowledge of best practices and experience with IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
Accountable for managing the quarterly network capability and capacity delivery roadmaps.
Provides thought leadership and direction to peers and teams in the Information Technology organization as they review what work to prioritize in order to create new workflow and re-engineer existing capabilities to be delivered.
Analyze all Information Technology corporate network services from a cost, capacity and forecast perspective and continually evaluate new technologies and methodologies.
Provides leadership and coordination around acquisition and divestiture transactions.\
Provides support to ensure problems are resolved in an expedient manner.
Serve as the subject-matter expert in product lifecycle strategy and solutions.
Work with management and practitioners, IT staff, partners and vendors to ensure maximum utilization of all resources within area of responsibility.
Keeps management fully informed of all activities and problems within area of responsibility.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

Assists in the diagnosis of people and system failures and aids in recovery. \
Assist management in the handling of administrative matters by conferring with and advising co-workers regarding administrative policies and procedures.
Develop, coordinate, and implementation of procedures to improve productivity.
Keeps abreast of company goals, methods, and procedures and of current developments in technology and available vendor-supplied products.
Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OR SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Strong experience working with and using Linux & Windows
Strong experience with monitoring and metrics in a DevOps environment. Jira preferred but not required.
Experience with network security tools, firewalls and IDS/IPS
Experience building automated deployment and configuration systems using infrastructure-as-code patterns.
Experience creating and monitoring high availability, scalable, networks in AWS using EC2, Lambda, VPC, ELB, IAM, CloudFormation, and other AWS services.
Must possess an extensive knowledge (7+ years) of network design and architecture.

REQUIRED CHARACTERISTICS FOR THE POSITION:

Must possess AWS Certified Advanced Networking
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must possess excellent problem-solving skills.
Must have very strong customer service orientation.\
Must have very strong business acumen.
Ability to organize and plan one’s own work to provide for effective task performance and coordination of effort.
Ability to plan and prioritize items to meet current and future needs.
Ability to work within a global team.
Must be flexible and have the ability to quickly adapt to changing situations.
Ability to quickly analyze situations and make logical decisions.
Must maintain confidentiality concerning all Company information and documents.
Must maintain security according to Company standards.
Ability to interact with a varied assortment of personalities within a global and diverse team.
Must be committed to increasing and improving technical skills and methodologies for more effective and efficient relations with the current and future work force.
A seasoned, pragmatic professional who, by virtue of his/her experience and maturity, is at ease dealing with people at all levels in the organization.\
A thinker with proven ability to execute.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Not mandatory
Graduate degree.

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