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Network Architect

  • R0005394
  • Miami / South Florida — Corporate Office
  • October 9, 2018

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Job Description
As a technical leader, this role is responsible for the overall ChenMed network architecture direction and strategy. This role will ensure that local and wide area network architectures are aligned with the business goals and ChenMed’s IT architecture strategy. Additionally, this role will be instrumental in meeting the ever-changing security needs of the organization. This role is expected to help support other Architecture roles such as systems, data and security. General knowledge of these technical domains is expected.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Takes a lead role in providing network design services, ensuring adherence to departmental policies and procedures; coordinates and defines network requirements (i.e., design, configure, install, etc.).

  • Coordinates and participates in assigned projects, following the project from beginning to end, ensuring that the project continually supports the attainment of corporate goals and is completed in a timely, accurate, and quality manner.
  • Implements designs by writing scripts, configuring networking devices, cloud resources, including testing, and debugging.
  • Analyzes network and system requirements and produce efficient, secure, reliable, and cost-effective designs.
  • Monitors trends in documented incidents and determines appropriate actions necessary to eliminate future occurrences and improve customer service levels in an appropriate time frame.
  • Applies architecture and engineering theories, methods and techniques to solve both process and technical challenges.
  • Independently performs network architecture and engineering tasks of various complexities.
  • Partners with engineering and operations teams to coach, mentor and train networking staff on new technologies, and assisting with the implementation of new technologies/designs as needed.
  • Performs capacity analysis and planning of holistic enterprise network.
  • Other duties as assigned and modified at manager’s discretion.

Additional Job Description

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Working experience with Juniper SRX and EX product lines, F5 Load Balancers, Palo Alto Firewalls and Meraki Wireless solutions.
  • Familiar with Junos SPACE, Solarwinds products, AirMagnet/Ekahau wireless assessment tools or equivalent solutions.
  • Understanding of the ever-shifting technology landscape, specifically cloud connectivity and hybrid cloud models, software defined networks, and next generation network architectures.
  • Deep knowledge and hands on experience of industry standard network technologies and architectures operating an enterprise-class WAN, with both data centers and remote offices integrated with private and public cloud services.
  • Deep hands-on experience and knowledge with multi-vendor networks in areas such as: routing, switching, wireless, VPN, VoIP, firewalls, network security, data center design, cloud and virtualization.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot escalated issues across the entire stack: server, network, application, hardware.
  • Excellent verbal articulation, written communications, and creative presentations.
  • Excellent documentation skills (instructions, procedures, diagrams and scripts) and attention to detail.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • May be required to work hours other than regular schedule such as nights, weekends and holidays.

EDUCATION / SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or a related field with six (6) years of experience utilizing networking standards, security standards & best practices
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCIE) or equivalent experience
  • Extensive experience managing enterprise class networks and data center architecture

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