Position title
Senior Network Architect
Description

An experienced Senior Network Architect in a service provider environment that is customer-focused and driven to bring efficiency in optimizing the network for growth. It is an excellent opportunity to enhance and grow a network. The best-fit candidate will possess strong written & verbal communication skills, and proven time management & organizational skills. In addition, the ability to multi-task with accuracy, strong analytical and documentation skills, and attention to detail are crucial for the success of this role.

Responsibilities
  • Design, document, and oversee the implementation of core-to-edge network architecture and routing protocols on our Juniper platforms.
  • Provide explanations of how enterprise and service provider networks are designed, deployed, operated, and measured to executive decision-makers and internal teams.
  • Equipment evaluation and selection and roll out for both the core network and CPE devices.
  • Work closely with the engineering and operations teams to oversee the implementation of network solutions, providing technical guidance, support, and troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Conduct regular reviews and audits of existing network infrastructure, identifying areas for improvement and optimization to enhance network performance, security, and scalability.
  • Provide technical training individually or in larger group settings.
  • Design, document, and quote with a bill of material and/or statements of work for the implementation of network solutions for internal and external customers.
  • Final Tier of support of issues within the network
  • Collaborate with our network planning and sales engineering teams, providing pre-sales engineering through communication, both oral and written, on complex technical and sales issues to a variety of audiences, including internal and external executive-level technical decision-makers.
  • IP address forecasting, definition of best practices, and documentation
  • Write, review, and oversee the implementation of Methods of Procedure (MOPs) and network architecture designs.
  • Stay current with Juniper products, technologies, and industry trends, and make recommendations for new hardware or software solutions to enhance network capabilities.
  • Provide expertise in network security best practices and ensure that network solutions are designed with security in mind, including firewall configurations and access control.
  • Act as a technical subject matter expert for Juniper devices and solutions, offering guidance to internal teams, clients, and partners.
  • Collaborate with vendors and partners to evaluate, test, and select hardware and software components for network solutions, negotiating contracts and agreements as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or engineering, or 5 or more years of equivalent work experience in a network service provider environment.
  • Extensive experience in designing and architecting network solutions with a strong focus on Juniper devices and Juniper Networks technologies.
  • 7+ years of hands-on practice and working knowledge in a Juniper/Cisco environment, on routing (BGP/OSPF/ISIS), Security (FW, IDP, IPS, etc.), and WAN routing technologies.
  • 5+ Years designing, implementing, and testing MPLS, EVPNs, VPLSs & EPLs in a Juniper service provider environment.
  • 5+ Years designing, implementing, and testing enterprise campus LAN & branch solutions, VoIP, 802.11 wireless technology, including trends and the latest state-of-the-art architecture reference models for both cloud and premise-based solutions.
  • Active Juniper JNCIP certification or above with service provider experience.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience using Juniper EX, MX, ACX, and SRX equipment in a metro-ethernet environment.
  • Experience with SNMP, Telemetry, CFM and LFM.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team, manage projects, and meet deadlines.
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Date posted
May 22, 2024
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