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Data Architect III in Plano, TX at TECHEAD

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

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Job Description

Techead | 10322 | KO

Richmond, Virginia

Data Architect III

Contract Role

Candidate must possess strong to advanced knowledge of routing / switching, carrier services and data center services. Candidate will primarily act in a Tier 3 engineering support role for the enterprise data network platforms performing various activities. Such activities include troubleshooting performance issues and performing break-fix network changes. This position calls for a candidate who will help execute against support strategies for data network platform requirements and deployments. The candidate should have experience with and a strong knowledge of Incident, Problem and Change management processes. Candidate will drive technical resolution of High-Severity & Low Severity Incidents. Candidate will provide direct support of Problem Management process, including Post-Mortem participation and presentations.

Candidate will help govern device remediation and Operational Resiliency activities. At time the candidate may manage the work of technical associates and Vendors.


  • Supports LAN/WAN and Carrier services with potential to branch into Firewall, Load Balancing, Wireless Mobility, DNS and DHCP platforms to ensure peak operating performance is maintained.

  • Tier 3 escalation resource for incident resolution.

  • Consult with various technology support groups as part of problem resolution efforts.

  • Proactively evaluate network environments using various tools and management.

  • Assess vulnerabilities, identify and implement mitigation plans.

  • Own platform life-cycle management.

  • ???????Contribute to enterprise network strategy/solutions development and technology refresh efforts.

  • Provide input to network enterprise design standards and maintain network topology diagrams.

  • Participate in technology integration efforts with other engineering and support teams.

  • Provide direct support of audit and ad hoc consulting engagements.

  • Ensure compliance with departmental and enterprise security configuration standards.

  • Manage and Govern relationships with technology vendors utilized in the enterprise network.

  • Provide Technical leadership and guidance to junior personnel.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Expert in Routing Protocols OSPF & BGP and different platform of Cisco routers ASR1000, 7600,7200, 3800, 2800 etc.

  • Expert in Switching L2/L3 and different platforms of Cisco switches Nexus 2k, 5K, 6K 7K , Cat 6500, 4500,4900, 3700, 3500 etc.

  • ???????Expert with troubleshooting and hands-on for routing & switching.

  • Experience in implementing and troubleshooting the following technologies: Fabric Path, Spanning Tree, MPLS, GETVPN, PBR (Policy Based Routing), QOS, Video, Unified Communications and UCS.

  • Experience with design, configuration and support of datacenter, campus and remote solutions.

  • Experience leveraging network management tools and performing packet analysis as part of incident/problem resolution.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a flexible work environment and multiple locations as needed.

Qualifications Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma, GED/equivalent certification or military experience.

  • At least 15 years of experience in all technical aspects of switching and router implementation.

  • At least 10 years of leadership experience in operational support or at least 8 years of leadership.

  • Experience in an engineering capacity for a large enterprise network.

  • At least 15 years of experience in all aspects of engineering or at least 4 years of experience in all aspects of operational support.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree

  • CCNP Datacenter Routing and Switching certification or CCIE written w/ lab

  • 10 years of experience in technical leadership in a large enterprise network

  • 15 years of experience in IT projects

  • 15 years of experience in IT infrastructure

  • 15 years of experience in all technical aspects of Routing implementation

  • 15 years of experience in all technical aspects of Switching implementation

TECHEAD's mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

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