View Full Version : Senior Network Architect Position

2009-05-06, 13:51
If you are interested in the following position, please send me your resume at jenniej@italentsolutions.com



We are looking for a Network Architecture Expert for this exciting, stable Silicon Valley leader. The successful candidate will:

Successfully re-architect the current cloud network environment to support the SLAs defined in the service classes, including their inherent High Availability and Disaster Recovery facilities.
Create a networking architecture to support the delivery of the compute and storage cloud services across three widely separated data centers.
Operate as an individual contributor within a team of architects, each with individual specializations, to create a coherent offering.
Work with business and product leaders to understand business requirements and help them understand how technology tradeoffs influence strategy.
Define high level technical strategies, guidelines and standards that balance short term and long term objectives in a practical manner.
Drive planning and create roadmaps alont with architects from other technical disciplines to deliver an end-to-end infrastructure, or hosting platform, solutions.
Incorporate security, monitoring and metering requirements into the network architecture.
Document, communicate and ensure compliance with overarching hosting platform architectural objectives.
Mentor and guide engineers and sub-committee leaders in various activities including detail design, standard setting, documentation and quality controls.

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
CCIE or CCDP and either MCSE or CNE certification
10+ years of relevant experience with minimum of 5+ years network architecture experience in a large enterprise environment.
Demonstrated ability to design and integrate multiple platforms and protocols including Multicast, NFS over LAN and WAN, Terminal Services and Storage Replication protocols such as SRDF/A.
Proven ability to develop designs that incorporate high availability, operations supportability and scalability
Ability to work with applications develop teams to identify and mitigate the impacts of application changes, upgrades and implementations
Ability to work comfortably in highly varying levels of abstraction from business strategy to product strategy to high level technical design to detailed technical design to implementation.
Proven mentorship, networking/collaboration and communication skills
Track record in architecting networking in a service-based environment, with standard service classes and/or SLAs
Practical experience in the use of virtualization techniques to facilitate the creation of highly scalable networks for hosting platform services.
Demonstrated experience and understanding in the supply of networking as a utility.
An open mind toward evaluating alternative solution sets a must
This position offers highly attractive compensation and benefits. Relocation available