Company Details

Network Architect

Job ID

: 21530


: Tallahassee, FL, USA


: $55/hr. per hour

Job Views

: 119


: 02-14-2019

Key Skills

Wireless; WAN; LAN; architect; Wi-Fi; VPN; Firewall; Network; BGP or OSPF

Job Description

Scope of Services            
• Responsible for high-level network planning, design, and optimization. 
• Develops strategies and direction for network systems solutions using current and emerging technologies (including wireless). 
• Translates business requirements into network or process designs. 
• Plans and recommends network hardware, systems management software and architecture. Approves and modifies network design and architecture to ensure compliance. 
• Configures and maintains routers, switches, and hubs for the network systems (including wireless). Evaluates and recommends new products, maintains knowledge of emerging technologies for application to the enterprise. 
• Monitors network performance, ensures capacity planning is performed, and is proactive in assessing and making recommendations for improvement. 
• Performs troubleshooting procedures and designs resolution scripts. May take on role of Project Leader for special enterprise-wide assignments.                    

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.                    

• 5-7 years of work experience in infrastructure/network environments performing planning, architecture design, engineering (hardware and software) and optimization.
• 5-7 years of experience administering a large, multi-site WAN/Cloud networks
• 5-7 years of experience working with WAN dynamic routing protocols (BGP, OSPF)
• 5-7 years of experience administering WIFI networks                    

Primary Job Duties/ Tasks            
• Design, implement, and support of enterprise, WAN, Wifi, VPN technologies and Internet related systems in a large, multi-site environment.                    
• Design, implement, and support routing infrastructure using common routing protocols (OSPF, BGP) and support firewall/DMZ security infrastructure.                    
• Provide top tier troubleshooting and support for various WAN, WIFI, Cloud and Internet issues.    
• Integrates and schematically depicts communication architectures, topologies, transmission and signaling links into complete network configurations.                    
• Serve as a technical resource for others throughout FDOT, providing subject matter expertise.
• Create technology roadmaps to achieve both short-and-long-term complex business requirements to forecast capacity and resource needs.                    
• Responsible for in-depth knowledge within Network domain (i.e. WAN/Extranet/ Intranet/Wireless/ Firewalls, SDN, Cloud Connectivity Solutions, etc.                    

Job Specific Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

• Expert knowledge of WIFI networking technologies                    
• Expert knowledge of network security and firewall administration                    
• Expert knowledge of TCP/IP networking                    
• Expert knowledge of network equipment in a large enterprise environment. For example, Cisco, HP etc.
• Expert knowledge of Cloud networking provisioning and deployment in AWS, Azure, Google    
• Expert knowledge and extensive experience administering a large, multi-site WAN network   
• Expert Knowledge of dynamic WAN routing protocols (BGP, OSPF)                    
• Serve as a technical resource for others throughout FDOT, providing subject matter expertise.
• The candidates considered for this position must be capable of independent work success, have good communication skills, and disciplined to follow FDOT processes and procedures.
• The candidate must have the ability to be a self-starter and capable of ‘hitting the ground running' to become productive in a minimal amount of time.                    
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing, including contributing to bid proposals, strategy whitepapers, and best practices documents.                    

General Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs):    
• The submitted candidate must be able to apply common knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
• Communication: Have the ability to clearly convey information, in both written and verbal formats, to individuals or groups in a wide variety of settings (i.e.; project team meetings, management presentations, etc.). Must have the ability to effectively listen and process information provided by others.
• Customer Service: Works well with clients and customers (i.e.; business office, public, or other agencies). Able to assess the needs of the customer, provide information or assistance to satisfy expectations or resolve a problem.        
• Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions.
• Flexibility: Is open to change, new processes (or process improvement), and new information. Has the ability to adapt in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. Ability to receive and give constructive criticism, and maintain effective work relationships with others.        
• Interpersonal: Shows friendliness, courtesy, understanding, and politeness to others.
• Leadership: Motivates, encourages, and challenges others. Is able to adapt leadership styles in a variety of situations.
• Problem Solving: Able to identify, evaluate, and use sound judgement to generate and evaluate alternative actions, and make recommendations as accordingly.                    
• Team Building: Encourages, inspires, and guides others toward accomplishing the common goal.
• Quality Assurance: Knowledge of the ideologies, techniques and tools for quality assurance and control. The ability to put the ideologies, techniques, and tools into practice.      

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