Senior Solutions Architect in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

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Job Description


A nationwide technology company is seeking a Senior Network Architect, CCIE for a direct hire role.  


Work closely with business management to resolve business process and productivity needs and an appropriate technology strategy to support business goals.

Analyze technical needs, requirements, and state of the network’s infrastructure design, integration, and operations.

Work with technical management to architect networks that effectively reflect business needs, service-level and availability requirements, and other technology parameters.

Develop design principles, models, plans, internal standards, budgets, and processes based on industry best practices.

Establish governing principles for network design and deployment.

Participate in selection of networking technologies and products for implementation

Must have strong communication skills, presentation skills, ownership acumen, and be able to deconstruct complex problems and projects into execution detail

Lead teams of other network designers and engineers in developing detailed designs and quality-control mechanisms during implementation.

Continually update understanding of business and technology status and objectives and respond to strategic design requests as the business evolves.

In-depth understanding of business strategy and ability to communicate effectively effectively with senior business leaders and C-level executives.

Required Skills

Expert knowledge and experience configuring and operating Cisco switches and routers. CCIE Certification Required

Expert in Routing Protocols including but not limited to: IBGP, OSPF, VRRP, VARP, HSRP, and PBR

Expert in administering firewall policies on multiple platforms

Experience with configuration, installation, troubleshooting, and supporting network equipment, wireless access points, firewall policies across different platforms

Detailed oriented and organized

Excellent client relationship skills

Excellent documentation skills using Microsoft Office and Visio

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to learn new and unfamiliar technologies and products, independently using documentation and online resources

Works well in a fast pace environment with tight timelines for deliverable's