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Technical Architect- Networking

Omaha, NE

19-02-156

The Technical Architect role will develop, implement, and support network services and solutions for consulting clients while mentoring and sharing skills with others. Build a customer-focused relationship with client to identify business challenges and develop specifications and requirements to arrive at the best solution. 
 


Essential Functions

  • Play an active role to collaborate with Practice leads create and maintain documents and procedures.
 
  • Execute, with Project managers and Practice Leads, large projects on time and on budget.
 
  • Provide active leadership and articulate to the Project management team on what is needed for success and lead the other engineers to ensure tasks are being completed accurately
 
  • Be the Lead Engineer on projects that have multiple different technologies
 
  • Provide daily updates on all projects and being proactive with communication to all parties on timelines, hours, resources, concerns, etc.
 
  • Proactively execute collaboration between different business unites to provide a world class experience for the customer.
 
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills and take a leadership role in team and customer meetings.
 
  • Contribute to product selection and research, configuration standards and best practices and educate our sales teams on these products and services so that they can sell them.  
 
  • Provide support, maintenance, and administration for customer networks. 
 
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere between regional and virtual practices.  At all times maintaining a professional and respectful demeanor.  
 
  • Maintain current vendor/industry specific certifications and stay current on new products and solutions.  
 
  • Follow the Engineering skills matrix to continue to challenge the status quo.

Position Qualifications

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his\her actions 
  • Adaptability - Ability to fit into a changing environment 
  • Ambition - Extent that an individual demonstrates drive and initiative in seeking personal advancement or recognition 
  • Decision Making - Selecting an effective course of action while controlling resources and expenditures 
  • Detail Orientated - Ability of an individual to pay meticulous attention to all aspects of a situation or task, no matter how small or seemingly unimportant   
  • Ethical - Ability to be guided by the company’s accepted principles of moral conduct 
  • Organized - Ability of an individual to be structured and methodical in working skills   
  • Persistence - Ability to continue in a course of action in the face of adversity 
  • Technical Aptitude - Ability to relate to topics which require and understanding or specialized knowledge  
 

Skills & Abilities

Required Experience:
  •  5+ years in a technical related field  
Preferred Experience:
  •  6-8 years in a technical related field  
  • 4+ years’ experience working as a consultant  
 
Required Skills, Education and/ or Certifications:
  •  Bachelors Degree or equivalent certifications 
  • CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, ACMP, ACCP, ACCX, ACEAP or equivalent level certifications 
  • Experience designing and architecting network based solutions 
  • Installing and supporting Cisco or HP/Aruba network switching and routing products 
  • IOS, IOS-XR, NX-OS Experience/Best Practices 
  • Routing Protocols—OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, L2 / L3 Architecture and Design Multicast, QoS 
 
Preferred Skills, Education and/ or Certifications:
  •  Bachelors Degree  
  • At least two or more Associate level certifications 
  • CCNA, ACMA, ACCA, CMNA or equivalent level certifications 
  • Installing and supporting Cisco or HP/Aruba network switching and routing products 
  • IOS, IOS-XR, NX-OS Experience/Best Practices 
  • Cisco Nexus technologies such as VDC, vPC, VXLAN, etc. 
  • Routing Protocols—OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, L2 / L3 Architecture and Design Multicast, QoS 
  • Cisco based ISR-based VPN solutions such as FLEX-VPN, GET-VPN, or DMVPN. 
  • Data Center / Core design, configuration, and implementation utilizing Cisco Nexus Architecture (9K, 7K, 6K, 5K, 3K, 2K, 1000V). 
  • Software Defined Networking (SDA, SD-WAN) 
  • Cisco/Meraki/Aruba Wireless  
  • Controller or autonomous based 
  • Design using Ekahau or similar product 
  • High Density/Manufacturing/Office/Education 
  • Familiarity or experience with: 
  • Meraki (Wireless, Security Products, Switches, SDWAN) 
  • Citrix NetScaler ADC/SDWAN deployment a plus 
  • Network security appliances Including Cisco ASA/FTD, Palo Alto firewalls and related technology 
  • Additional core technologies such as: Riverbed, OpenDNS, Infoblox, Cisco Optical, NetBrain, FireEye, SolarWinds, SPLUNK  
 
 
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