Senior Network Architect


On Site
Full Time
No Travel Required


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related fields * Minimum 10 years of relevant technical experience in architect role or equivalent * Demonstrates expertise in ar

Job Details

Company Overview
Nabors is a leading provider of advanced technology for the energy industry. With operations in about 20 countries, Nabors has established a global network of people, technology and equipment to deploy solutions that deliver safe, efficient and responsible hydrocarbon production. By leveraging its core competencies, particularly in drilling, engineering, automation, data science and manufacturing, Nabors aims to innovate the future of energy and enable the transition to a lower carbon world.

Nabors is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. To learn more about our Fair Employment practices, please refer to the Nabors Code of Conduct.

The Architect position is an advanced IT professional responsible for determining and developing architectural approaches and solutions, researching new technologies and approaches, creating standards and roadmaps, and developing recommendations for migrating to future standards. The Architect is expected to have familiarity in one or more architectural domains and to contribute to the overall planning of the overall organizational IT strategy.


  • Exhibits a broad understanding of the current and future technology architectures, an awareness of the organization?s key strategies and objectives and particular depth of understanding of goals and objectives of an area they may support
  • Participates in the development of technology standards in their area(s) of technical expertise to provide road maps which specify future state and how to get there to increase capabilities, scalability and performance
  • Proposes technology standards and investments (where applicable) supported by a thorough technical analysis, proof of concept and business case
  • Supports the designs of solutions, consulting to the project team(s), assessing impact and interdependencies and provides the recommendations to effectively manage the impact
  • Provides technical guidance, training, direction and reviews the work of colleagues working on architectural issues to ensure alignment
  • Establishes systems to monitor compliance with architectural standards and to ensure technical integrity
  • Provides technical guidance and mentorship to team members
  • Provides solutions to the projects or business, leveraging their technical expertise to guide the implementation


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant technical experience in architect role or equivalent
  • Demonstrates expertise in architecture and ability in learning and assessing multiple technologies
  • CCIE or equivalent experience


  • 10 or more years of relevant functional experience in architect role or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge in multiple architectural domains
  • Expert knowledge in network design to include VoIP, routing, switching, datacenter and security
  • Networking and associated protocols including TCP/UDP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, DNS, SNMP and other internet associated protocols
  • IP addressing to include subnetting, route aggregation, and BGP route maps
  • Prior experience with Cisco DMVPN
  • Understanding of Satellite networks and LTE/5G networks
  • Redundant network systems design experience
  • Experience with infrastructure sizing and capacity planning
  • Design, architect, implement and managing Nexus 9k and 7k multiple VDC deployment
  • Expert in routing and switching
  • Design, architect, implement and managing wireless infrastructure
  • Understanding and familiarity with Cisco UCS environment
  • Advanced level Cisco FTD configuration and management experience
  • Experience with designing, deploying, and operating SDWAN networks
  • F5, Cisco Leaf and Spine experience preferred but not required


  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Safety
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Process & Analytic Ability


  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) ? Level Two
  • Emerging Technology ? Level Three
  • IT Standards, Procedures, Policies ? Level Three
  • Business Assessment ? Level Three
  • Information Management ? Level Two
  • Product and Vendor Evaluation ? Level Three


  • Office environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and use hands. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision