Find Jobs | Post Resume | my careerbuilder | Help
Cisco Architect
7 Applications Submitted for this Position

Job Description

SmartSource is seeking a Cisco Architect for a 9 month/possible temp to hire opportunity in Dallas, TX.

Job Type: Contract/Contract to Hire
Duration: 9+ months
Location: Dallas, TX 75215
Start Date: 10/26/15
Pay Rate: $120/hour

Role: SmartSource is seeking A Cisco Architect for a 9 month opportunity with a possibility of temp to hire with our customer located in Dallas, TX. A FULL CCIE is a must! Oversees the design and maintenance of all network architecture and technologies. Responsible for leading and mentoring the WAN group in the installation of Cisco and Hewlett-Packard routers, switches, firewalls, wireless networks, and web filters. Will be the WAN group member who researches and leads the group in new technologies and projects.
• Oversees the diagnosis and repair of network software, operating systems, and equipment. Leads the WAN group in the design and configuration of network hardware and topology. This position will be the subject expert for all matters pertaining to the network.
• Oversees all network design and configuration of the network.
• Oversees the documentation of all network installations and changes. Assures that all network documentation is current and backed up.
• Researches new network technologies and assists the WAN Manager in the future design of the network
• Monitors the configuration and changes for all network routers/switches, firewalls, web filters, wireless controllers, access points, and other network equipment
• Responsible for all network documentation to be update or changed as new installations are completed or new technologies implemented. This includes both hard copy documentation and updates in network management tools such as NCS/CiscoWorks, SolarWinds, Hewlett-Packard IMC or Openview, or similar systems.
• Diagnoses network problems and outages using a Network Sniffer, Lanalyzer, netflow statistics, system logs, and other current troubleshooting tools and data collectors.
• The Network Architect will provide on-call support on a scheduled basis.
• Responsible for emergency off-hours network support as needed.
• Maintain network uptime and reliability to the satisfaction of the Network Manager WAN, Director, Network Services, and the Information Technology Executive Director, with the goal of maintaining the network at a 99.99% reliability standard
• Keeps abreast of technical and professional trends and developments in data processing through publications, conferences, seminars, and classes.
• With the supervision or assistance of the Principal Network Technician and/or the Network Manager WAN, must be able to complete the following tasks;
• Configure access lists and firewall rule-sets
• Configure layer 3 switches and routers for routing protocols, SNMP, AAA, QOS, 802.1X
• With the supervision and/or assistance of the Principal Senior Network Technicians, and Network Manager WAN, trains junior personnel in the following tasks;
• Configuring access lists and firewall rule-sets
• Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of layer 2 and 3 switches and routers for routing protocols, SNMP, AAA, QOS, 802.1X, VOIP
• Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of wireless access points and wireless controllers
• Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of intrusion detection, web filtering, and other security devices
• Installation , configuration, and troubleshooting of network load balancers
• Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of other network devices as changes in technology requires
• Fully versed in all aspects of network security and related design impacts.
• Other duties as deemed necessary by the WAN Manager

• Must be able to pass a drug and criminal background check
• Full CCIE Is required
• Solid understanding of network design and implementation in enterprise and ecommerce environments
• Comprehension of networking concepts including network design principles, data flow determination, routing, switching, VLANs, IP addressing, spanning-tree, etc.
• Solid understanding of network utility services including TFTP, FTP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, SYSLOG, etc.
• Familiarity with network scanning/analysis procedures and toolsets for network readiness assessments
• Understanding of advanced networking technologies and solutions including IPV6, MPLS, BGP, EIGRP, HSRP, OSPF, multicast, policy-based routing, ether-channel, QoS, traffic-shaping, load balancing, VPN tunnels, WAN Optimization, etc.
• Understanding of advanced data center networking technologies and solutions including Nexus 7000 and 5000 series data center switches, catalyst 6500 series switches, ACE and Firewall Services Modules, , ASR WAN routers, GSS, MDS Storage integration, collocation facility integration, DR integration, etc.
• Demonstrated performance in a large-scale enterprise technical work environment with minimum of 8 - 10 years of direct industry experience as described above
• Experience with enterprise class network management/monitoring systems is a plus (Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Solarwinds, Opsware, SMARTs, HP Openview, CA eHealth, etc.)
• Experience with performance management tools and services (OpNet, Compuware, NETMRI, WAAS, WCCP, NetMRI, etc.) is a plus
• Must have excellent communications and customer services skills

To be considered, please send an updated Word resume to Amanda: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education None
Experience None
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 11518-1
CareerBuilder Tip:
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.

Cisco Architect

Enter notes about this job: