Director/Sr. Manager Network Solution Architect

Network Architecture, global network architecture, SD Cloud, Security, CISSP
Full Time
$160,000 - $170,000
Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

This role is CURRENTLY REMOTE, and will be Partial onsite/offsite in Central NJ by end of 2021.

We are seeking a hands on, individual contributor for a Director, Network Solution Architect to support a global network infrastructure.

The Director, Network Solution Architect will be responsbile for the Development of the enterprise network and infrastructure strategy globally and drive adherence to operationalization of strategies across the organization. Additional, the Director, Network Solution Architect will drive adoption of new infrastructure technologies through, e.g., POCs, deployment pilots, and RFPs.

In this role, you will be responsible for leading the global network architecture specifically focused on the development of visionary technical architecture, design and implementation standards of solutions that will enable a digital transformation.

In this role, you will sets the technology strategic vision for the approach to network architectures. Also you will create the vision and be the evangelist of the strategy to assure it is socialized, understood and instituted

Partnering with other technology areas within the organization, specifically the Global Network Services team, information security, key business leaders, and regional support teams to define and evolve the supporting technology infrastructure architecture globally, while sourcing, leading, and presenting forward-thinking, network capabilities.

We are seeking a Network Solution Architect leader, who will own the strategic infrastructure, oversee its governance, and sponsor technical development. The candidate must be the trusted partner and advisor to the head of the Global Network Services team while acting as the subject matter expert for key business, infrastructure, and information security partners while driving adoption through cross-functional teams in multiple geographies.

In this role you must possess a strong understanding of the latest trends and how to incorporate relevant emerging technologies while maintaining daily operations.

The Director Network Solution Architect will be a trusted advisor and thought leader focused on network technology, across Edge Networking, Zero/Least Trust Networking Principles, Gen2 Firewalls, SD Cloud, SD Wan, 5G, Multicloud Networking, Network Function Virtualization, Data Center Core Networking, Cloud Access Security Brokers, Authentication, MFA, and Hybrid WAN.



  • 10 years or more experience in enterprise level network architecture, engineering, and implementation
  • Experience leading global network and security teams to deliver, deploy and maintain network and security tools and technologies
  • Regularly demonstrate strong analytic, problem solving, and communication skills across different audiences and levels of seniority
  • Broad understanding of various network and security technologies including security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization, and security. Proven track record driving a network architecture program yielding positive outcomes.
  • Strong track record of delivery – on time and on budget
  • Possesses comprehensive business & technical knowledge, and the organizational skills to oversee complex projects with high visibility and impact on the business.
  • Proven experience in developing, presenting, executing plans, meeting deadlines, and operating under tight time constraints within a global scope.
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency, thoroughness, and quality towards assigned tasks/goals
  • Experience in providing guidance on all aspects of network design, network hardware, network protocols, networking standards, conceptual skills, decision making, information security policies, SDLC, project management and change management across methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall)
  • Demonstrate excellence in analytical and communication skills, as well as leading/influencing technical discussions and decisions                                 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or other related fields required. 
  • SABSA (Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture) or CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certifications are preferred.
Dice Id : 10119180
Position Id : 6895348
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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