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Cloud Network Architect Posted on: 22/08/2019

Infinity Consulting Solutions, Inc
  • 6 to 10 Year(s)
  • -
  • ATLANTA-30302, GA, US

Python programming skills

  • Job Description


    A global financial institution is actively seeking an experienced Network Architect to join their local team. The Network Architect will provide leadership in network design, validation, deployment, maintenance, and 24x7 operational supports. The ideal Network Architect should have Vxlan/EVPN design and deployment experience, AWS/Azure networking and Python. You will work on further advancing one of the largest and global financial networks with a wide variety of critical services as well as help drive large scale datacenter refreshes both on-premise and Cloud. The successful candidate must be able to multitask in a dynamic team-based environment demonstrating strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities and the highest degree of professionalism.


    Design, deploy, support and maintain mixed vendor network infrastructure

    Develop, document, and publish architectural standards and designs

    Assist other teams with problem solving and escalation procedures

    Understand and follow operational policies/procedures and promote adherence to same

    Provide technical knowledge needed to ensure safe, effective, and efficient changes to the network infrastructure

    Assist with development of policies and procedures for maintaining network infrastructure

    Collaborate and work closely with all other IT teams

    Lead Incident investigations, diagnosis, and service restoration and always give priority to the resolution of incidents

    Be a Subject Matter Expert able to provide guidance to other engineers (troubleshooting, design, on-boarding, risk mitigation, operational improvement)

    Maintain technical vendor relations to understand and influence technical product roadmaps

    Should work well with teammates locally and at remote offices; shares knowledge and is seen as someone to go to for help; contributes in weekly peer meetings

    Demonstrates a sense of urgency; takes ownership of problems and follows temporary fixes with permanent solution; finds creative solutions. Improves processes and introduces superior technology

    Communication should be clear and accurate in verbal and written communication; listens to peers and supported employees; follows directions and provides useful feedback

    Makes a positive impression in person, via phone, and electronically; models a 'can-do' attitude; embraces additional responsibility; refrains from office gossip or conflict; works extra hours as-needed to ensure work is complete; adheres to corporate policy and encourages others to do the same


    10+ years experience hands on support and troubleshooting of networks

    6+ years experience with design and implementation on complex networks

    Running and analysing sniffer traces with deep TCP/IP protocol understanding

    Extensive network routing protocols and troubleshooting skills in BGP and OSPF

    Extensive Knowledge of IP Multicast - RP, PIM, IGMP and MSDP

    Good Python programming skills

    Experience automating Azure or AWS cloud deployments

    In depth knowledge of general network principles and technology and also how to apply them in a service oriented mission critical environment.

    Ability to grasp very complex architectural concepts

    Ability to lead technical projects from design through implementation and rollout.

    Breadth and understanding of current and future network technology direction.

    Good knowledge of Cisco, Juniper products and/or Arista products and EOS

    Basic Unix/Linux system administration

    Strong configuration management and scripting experience (Ansible, Python, etc.)

    Understanding of network management, security and monitoring

    Experience working on financial and HFT networks with Good understanding exchange protocols (FIX etc.) desired but not required

    Network certifications preferred: CCIE, JNCIE. Etc.

    F5, Checkpoint, or Palo Alto advanced certification

    In-depth hardware knowledge of switches and routers: (Internal chipsets specifications, TCAM and memory details, buffering capabilities and multicast replication details).

    Excellent writing and documentation skills

    Excellent customer service attitude

    Ability to operate effectively and professionally under pressure

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    Information Technology
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Doug Klares
1350 Broadway, Suite 2205, NEW YORK-10018, NY
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