Principal Network Architect

Security, CI/CD, golang, python, Cloud, Kubernetes, jenkins or powershell
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Job Description

  • As a Network Architect and part of this world-class team, you will be working on the next generation of products and enhancements including, but not limited to, multi-cluster and public-cloud integration, distributed policy enforcement, cutting-edge networking and storage features targeted towards private/public cloud infrastructure.
  • The ideal candidate should be excited by this new technology, love the start-up environment and have a demonstrated history architecting, designing and developing hyper scale networking features and protocols.

What will you do:

  • Accountable to architect, design, build and release next generation network product features for client's hyper converged infrastructure stack, while mentoring, motivating and guiding a global engineering workforce
  • Ï Define and refine network architecture standards to support client’s product vision and roadmap to enable customers achieve hyper scale performance, robustness and security
  • Ï Partner with service providers and network hardware/software vendors to define solution configurations that leverage latest capabilities and provide scalable, secure and reliable operations.
  • Ï Collaborate with internal architects to provide integrated network solutions for the client that incorporate wireless and wired access, data-center and distributed cloud connectivity, remote access, and network security. Identify and evaluate the integration of new technologies for the SD-WAN including additional automation to respond to shifting demand, dynamic reconfiguration to address security threats, and analysis of traffic patterns to predict future needs.
  • Ï Identify reoccurring incidents and find solutions by leading support groups through root cause analysis sessions, major incident review, trending, elimination of known errors, problem ticket follows through, etc.
  • Ï Define key management reports required to validate global compliance with architecture, operations, and security standards, and identify automated ways of producing these reports.
  • Ï Troubleshoot complex network performance issues with other network engineers to identify root cause and recommend solutions.
  • Ï Coach and mentor team members, peers and clients on the execution of processes and procedures.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience with progressive growth from being a hands-on networking engineer to presently designing/developing/architecting networking features/protocols (IPsec/GRE, L2/VLAN, Open vSwitch/VxLAN based overlay, ACLs, Routing protocols, NSX-T)
  • Strong programming skills, must be proficient in C/C++ or Golang
  • Deep understanding of L2/L3 data path forwarding and experience with enabling these features in hardware/ASICs.
  • Experience in implementing and architecting networking features for container/VM based technologies like VLAN, virtual-switches, NSX-T, K8s networking
  • Experience building and maintaining distributed applications and microservices using the popular cloud stack i.e., Kubernetes, Containers, Big Data, public cloud environments (ex: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
  • Strong background in Agile methodologies and CI/CD (ex: Jenkins) and passionate about Automation FIRST!!! (ex: Python, Ansible)
  • Proven track record for driving some of these technologies from concept to production, leading a team, interacting with various network foundations/open-source communities.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and collaboration skills; ability to draw clarity out of complex and ever-changing environments
  • Demonstrated technical background; an engineer at heart with an innate desire to make an impact
  • Most importantly, passionate about software!
Dice Id : 10410924
Position Id : 7266086
Originally Posted : 5 days ago
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