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Network Architect

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
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**Please call Aparna Sreeraman at 415 228 4275 or email Aparna.sreeraman at if you have any questions about the opportunity**
Modis’s client is looking to hire a Network Architect.
Provide leadership, control and decision making and takes responsibility for the design and
build of data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area
networks (WANs), and intranets. These networks range from a small connection between two
offices to a multinational series of globally distributed communications systems. Network
architects must have extensive knowledge of an organization’s business plan to design a
network that can help the organization achieve its goals.
Gather and analyze business requirements, and design a network architecture solution and
Install physical hardware (switches, routers, etc.) and configure devices and drivers as
Research and/or be knowledgeable to new technology which would best support the
organization, and promote innovation Work with the network operations and project delivery teams to promote network standards
and compliance.
Ensure all security compliance and endpoint
requirements (both domestic and international)
are accounted for in all designs and implementation within the organization’s network
Confirm all disaster recovery and business continuity strategies are addressed is design and
Communicate and present to management and executives regarding solutions, risks, and
other networking topics
Ability to think outside the box on technically solutions when integrating and connection
different offices and sites
Produce technically excellent solutions architecture that is aligned to business needs and
Review designs for standards compliance, architecture compliance and negotiate
implementation timeframes.
Collaborate with business users, technical staff and management to define business and
technical requirements.
Research, evaluate and approve vendor services and solutions.
Minimum of 7 years of hands on technical network architecture and implementation
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related field
Advanced knowledge of protocols including BGP, ISIS,
Advanced knowledge of tunneling protocols including IPSEC, GRE, L2TPv3
Knowledge of high availability protocols such as VRRP, HSRP, LACP, PAGP
Advanced knowledge of network virtualization technologies including MPLS and VRF
Experience with VOIP components and converged networks
Demonstrated knowledge of network technologies through achievement of Cisco CCDE,
CCIE and other professional certifications

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