Lead the establishment and documentation of technology direction and standards for network platforms involving all aspects of data transport, integration, utilities, and tools used by information technology groups and the business.
Communicate the benefits and advocate for the use of enterprise-wide standards, implementation of platforms, products, and tools to senior management as well as business area and technical staff.
Analyze the current state innovation, product development, and data transport operating model including organizational constructs, business processes, systems, security, information, and data.
Analyze, design, and implement new/improved operational capabilities across the enterprise network topology.
Define and achieve the strategy roadmap for the enterprise, including network topology design, implementation, and network management for our enterprise systems.
Evangelize network governance, value of accurate deployment, and documentation of data transport.
Develop and implement strategies for network technologies following industry best practices through the creation of conceptual, logical, and physical models.
Be an expert in network principles and make decisions based on technical capabilities and limitations while working with vendor partners to leverage best-of-breed feature sets and integrations.
Provide support to enterprise engineering, operations management and analysts throughout the project cycle by utilizing established standards, procedures, and methodologies to ensure the development of efficient and supportable network systems (i.e., design reviews, architect reviews).
Drive the execution of network architecture using industry best practices. Specifically - provide technical and architectural guidance to teams across all platforms and infrastructures, including promoting adherence to design standards and methodologies.
Apply extensive knowledge of business drivers, technology strategy, architecture goals, and infrastructure to develop and deliver clear, comprehensive data in technical and product architectures.
Review and ensure major network designs are consistent, maintainable, flexible, and cost-effective.
Investigate and forecast market trends to define the technical information strategy direction.
Recommend innovations that anticipate the future direction of the business, its drivers, and technology strategy.
Recommend emerging technological solutions to increase market share and reduce operational costs.
Conduct system architecture studies of new and existing network infrastructure and develop tactical plans to address short-term deficiencies in current network architecture.
Review project plans and technical documents to ensure consistency, accuracy, and compliance with enterprise network architecture.
Define implementation plan for new technologies.
Mentor team members on new technology and network best practices.
Other duties as assigned.
What youve got:
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Bachelors degree in a computer science discipline or a comparable level of experience.
4+ years of professional network architecture development experience.
At least 8 years of hands-on database development using multiple industry products and solutions.
Prior experience with Cisco suite of products required.
Prior experience with SDN/SDW, wifi, load balancers and firewalls required.