Network Architect

Network, Architect, Systems, Engineering, Development, Architecture, IT, VPN, WAN, LAN, Router, Wireless, Program Manager, Engineer, CCIE, Security, CCNA
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Business Group Highlights
Defense
The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.

Responsibilities

Overview
Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We are a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators, and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further-to look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.
Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages-but with the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.
Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.
We are looking for a Network Architect in Herndon, VA.

Responsibilities
The person that fills this position will be expected to perform the following:

  • Perform impact and system analysis based on business requirements

  • Support the development of test architectures and technology validation

  • Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements

  • Collaborate with other technical teams in the exchange and transfer of technical knowledge and in the development and evolution of architecture standards, guidelines, reference architecture, and the systems Technology Roadmap

  • Provide input into project status reports and participate in tracking and management of project issues and risks.

  • Provide architecture to allow secure access to the commercial internet through both wired and wireless solutions, be accessed through standard commercial desktop and mobile data and voice devices and improve the user's experience.

  • Provide a solution that will provide transport to existing DoD networks requiring authentication via a robust, reliable, isolated and secure network, running in parallel to the existing campus network.

  • Review assessments of the base network environment and provide recommendations to improve network performance and agility.

  • Provide network architecture to satisfy field IT requirements.

  • Work as an architect to deploy and manage campus security solutions - Aruba ClearPass infrastructure, Cisco / PAN VPN, RSA Two Factor Authentication.

  • Assess WAN and LAN performance and improve QoS strategies on MPLS and SD-WAN networks.

  • Work on next-generation projects with cloud-based services in AWS and Azure.

  • Assess WAN and LAN performance periodically and improve QoS strategies on MPLS and SDWAN networks.

  • Revamp new network initiatives like multicast networks and SDWAN technologies to introduce corporate video streaming service globally.

  • Work with a suite of network monitoring tools like SolarWinds Orion, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and other data analysis tools like NetFlow and Splunk to help tune and improve network infrastructure health.

  • Assess Network from the Edge Router inward, all components of ICAN Wired and Wireless, Classified and Unclassified networks


Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor or equivalent Degree with 12+ years of experience

  • 10+ years of experience supporting business process design and performs impact and system analysis based on business requirements

  • 10+ years of experience leading teams of designers and specification writers in support of implementation


  • 5+ years of experience with campus (LAN) network design

  • 5+ years of experience supporting business process design and performs impact and system analysis based on business requirements

  • Lead a team of designers and specification writers in support of implementation

  • Support the development of test architectures and technology validation strategies

  • Develop and nurture consensus and working relationships with technical teams and integration on projects and programs

  • Lead collaboration with other technical teams in the exchange and transfer of technical knowledge and in the development and evolution of architecture standards, guidelines, reference architecture, and the systems Technology Roadmap

  • Work closely with the Program Manager and Lead Engineer in the design, development, and technical implementation

  • experience with software-defined networking a strong plus

  • Communicate across communities with exceptional written and oral communications skills, including executive-level presentations

  • Must have active Secret Clearance


Preferred

  • Master of Science Degree with 10+ years of experience

  • experience with software-defined networking a strong plus

  • Work closely with the Program Manager and Lead Engineer in the design, development, and technical implementation

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, and experience with cross functional managements

  • Communicate across communities with exceptional written and oral communications skills, including executive-level presentations

  • Leadership experience with diverse, multi-domain, distributed program teams

  • Recognized expert within the Company, who designs, researches and develops highly advanced applications, which may result in new product/business opportunities for the Company. Leads efforts to capture new business through technical work and capability briefings.

  • Experience leading in an Agile/DEVSECOPS environment

  • Deep understanding of DOD enterprise frameworks and risk management

  • Leadership experience with diverse, multi-domain, distributed engineering teams

  • Cisco Network platform -CCIE Routing/Switching + Security • Enterprise Wireless design and Architecture Cisco - Mist

  • Large scale PAN Firewalls and Aruba ClearPass / Cisco AnyConnect Deployment expertise, Enterprise Routing and Campus Switching, Nexus data center switching,

  • Cloud-based networking technologies in AWS, Azure or equivalent. WAN optimization technologies. Exposure to SDN and network virtualization technologies like NSX, Nutanix, HCI

  • Certification: Active CCNA (Bonus: Aruba wireless certification(s))

  • Aruba experience - ACCX ACMX ACMP ACDP ACCP or ACSP certifications highly desirable.

  • Aruba Airewave, Aruba Clearpass, and Aruba 8.x experience highly desired.


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About Perspecta
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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Position Id : 7173_89249
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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