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cPMC Network Architect

Date Posted: 5/30/2024

Job #1666092
Contract
Houston, Texas


As a Network Architect, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our organization's core network infrastructure. You'll leverage your expertise in network technologies and best practices to ensure our ever-growing network supports our business needs with optimal performance, scalability, and security. This role demands a keen understanding of network protocols, a strategic mindset, and the ability to translate business objectives into robust network architectures.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement secure, scalable, and high-performing network architectures across Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs).
  • Select, configure, and manage network devices (routers, switches, firewalls, etc.).
  • Analyze network traffic patterns and identify potential bottlenecks and performance issues.
  • Implement network security measures to mitigate risks and ensure data protection.
  • Plan and execute network upgrades and migrations.
  • Document network configurations and procedures for future reference.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network connectivity issues.
  • Stay current with emerging network technologies and industry best practices.
  • Collaborate with IT teams (security, operations, etc.) to ensure network alignment with overall IT strategy.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in network design, implementation, and administration.
  • Proven experience with routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, etc.), switching technologies (VLANs, QoS, etc.), and network security principles (firewalls, VPNs, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of network operating systems (Cisco IOS, Windows Server) is a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
Certifications (Preferred)
  • CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or equivalent industry certification.
  • Security certifications (Security+, CCNP Security) are a plus.


 

Title : Network Architect 

Location : Houston

Client Industry: Engineering & Services 

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