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Cloud Network Architect

  • Location: Bridgewater, 08807
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 months ago

Position: Cloud Network Architect
Location: Bridgewater NJ 08807
Term: 12 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing our next-generation, open source-based Object Storage solution, integrating it with Cloud’s infrastructure, and turning it into an easily deployed and supported product.
  • Develop products that are offered to our customers to help them take advantage of the Object Storage offered by Cloud.
  • Lead, define and architect global network architecture across AWS and Azure.
  • Lead engineering and technical decisions, providing technical direction, coordination, service integration and management for business units and/or internal departmental projects.
  • Lead and guide other network engineers and operation support individuals from various organizations and disciplines to determine the best comprehensive design, while supporting current and long-term needs of the infrastructure, business partners and related stakeholders.
  • Produce professional diagrams and documentation for networks and operational standard methodologies, standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Work with vendors and service providers for continuous improvement of networks.
  • Works in creating the roadmaps for products and deployments.
  • Drive network and process innovation through research and evaluation of both cutting edge and well-established technologies.
  • Participates in requirements/architecture discussions, design reviews, UAT, and deployment/training processes of various projects and products.
  • Defines network requirements and aligns technology roadmaps.
  • Architect solutions utilizing industry best practices.
  • All hands-on configuration of AWS and Azure as it relates to network configuration across public clouds.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • 10+ years of work experience as a Cloud Network Architect.
  • 10 years of progressive hands-on network architecture experience in global large-scale enterprise and data-center environments.
  • Experience in building, interconnecting, and supporting networks into AWS Regions and Availability Zones.
  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience of VPC, AWS Transit VPC, Transit Gateway, Direct Connect methodologies.
  • Solid understanding of enterprise networks, i.e., Campus LAN/WLAN, Wireless, MPLS WAN, SD-WAN, DC Architectures, Remote Access Services, including advance routing protocols, BGP and OSPF. and network tooling for DR etc.
  • Solid understanding of with Data Center technologies, i.e., VMWare NSX, VXLAN, EVPN, and Spine-Leaf Architecture.
  • Solid understanding of DNS infrastructure for enterprise and Data Centers.
  • Multi-vendor knowledge, including Palo Alto, Cisco IOS and/or NX-OS, Cisco FTD, architecting NetScaler network LTM/GTM, Cisco Nexus ACI/DCNM etc.
  • Ability to correctly visualize and implement virtual designs and concepts, to define project objectives. Capable of understanding requirements and developing comprehensive solutions incorporating technology, administration, and business processes.
  • Demonstrable experience designing, implementing, and supporting on premise, off-premises, and hybrid network infrastructure solutions.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Able to present information in clear, concise terms to all position levels in the organization, as well as business partners, vendors, and technical staff.
  • Knowledge on network and host security groups for technical and security analysis using native Dome9, CloudWatch, Cloud-formation, etc.
Even better if you have:
  • Experience in Python, Ansible, CloudFormation and Terraform.
  • Cisco CCDA/CCDP, Cisco CCNA/CCNP Routing and Switching, CCIE, or other network, security, cloud certifications such as AWS / Azure by industry recognized organizations.