Exciting opportunity to lead a team with a Law Enforcement Agency that is upgrading and modernizing to the latest technologies. Candidate must have at least 15 years of experience designing, implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting large-scale enterprise networks. The candidate needs a strong understanding of routing, switching, WAN technologies, and wireless technology. An active CCIE certification is preferred, but not required.
The Network Architect will identify, evaluate, architect and recommend best of breed technology approaches to solve the business and customer problems, aligned with proper architecture standards and best practices. This role will interface directly with the customers and internal stakeholders to gather requirements, deliver solutions, identify and deliver incremental revenue opportunities. This role entails overseeing the Infrastructure and network architecture functions to ensure timely, efficient and quality designs.
Some of the following technologies are required
Building Network Refresh
Cisco DNA Center
Network HVA Segmentations
F5 GTM & LTM
Dark fiber loop configurations
Network and routing reconfigurations
Management network design and optimization
Disaster Recovery and Multi Site Design
Load Balancing and WAN
Development and Lab Networks
Networking to private and public cloud
Candidate should be familiar with the following technologies and protocols.
Assess competitors and the types of technology they use
Guide the selection, implementation and deployment processes for new technology roll-outs
Duties will include:
Installations, debugging, maintenance, upgrades, and general support for Routers, L2 and L3 Switches, Firewalls, WAN Accelerators, Load balancers, etc.
Design network road map and align it with Network Lead/Operations Manager requirements
Performing a wide range of network administration duties including installations, debugging, maintenance, upgrades, and general support for Cisco, Juniper, HP, Nortel, and Extreme network equipment.
Keep all data center drawings and design documentations up to date.
Evaluate, test, and deploy all software and hardware upgrades to the networking infrastructure.
Assist in the configuration and deployment of core and peripheral network devices, which will require continuous learning of new devices (i.e. Nexus switches, ASR routers, and long haul optical equipment).
Setup proactive monitoring of all network devices, services, and servers using a combination of tools to ensure high availability and SLA’s and train team members.
Collect and review network utilization data for capacity and planning purposes.
Assist in developing, implementing, testing, and maintaining disaster recovery plans.
Interface with vendors for procurement & maintenance of all IT infrastructures.
Manage & troubleshoot network and Internet connectivity throughout the organization.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging tools and technologies, and recommend technologies to support business requirements.
Rigorously create and maintain documentation for all processes and procedures.
Collaborate with and support the work of other staff engaged in similar functions.
Interface with vendors for procurement and maintenance of all IT infrastructures.
Provide emergency 24 x 7 on-call support on a rotating basis.
Should be recognized as an industry leader based on experience, credentials, and publications.
CCNA, CCNP or CCIE Certification
1-3 years direct experience with Cisco 9k/7k/5k/2k/1k, Data center SDN
1-3 years direct experience with Cisco ACI
1-3 years direct experience with Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC), REST architecture, JSON scripting
10 years direct experience required in the management and administration of network infrastructure - routers, switches, etc. in a high-availability infrastructure
10 years experience with layer 2 network protocols switching, including but not limited to: 802.1Q tagging, STP (and its variations), LACP, etc.
10 years of experience with IP subnetting
10 years of experience with layer 3 network routing, including but not limited to: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP
10 years of layer 4 IP protocol suites (TCP, UDP, ICMP, GRE, etc.)
10 years of experience with access technologies such as LDAP, AD, RADIUS, TACACS
5+ years direct experience in management and administration of the F5 BIG-IP product line including Load-balancing, iRules and SSL termination.
Additional Job DescriptionAdditional Job DescriptionWe are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.