Network Architect

Orcapod Services
  • Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 8-13 years
  • Views
  • 27 Mar 2017

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Responsible for designing computer networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the Internet, intranets, and other data communications systems. Creates, tests, and evaluates networks.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Evaluate and define network requirements for the distribution and streaming of video and audio data via IP-based network systems. Requirements to be considered include number of network hosts, number of streams, routing and switching, bandwidth, conditional access, network security and vulnerability detection.
Evaluate leading and emerging technologies and architectures in relation to the requirements and propose system-level network architectures. Evaluations shall include interaction with vendors and industry representatives to identify the broadest range of technological options.
Prepare reports and technical data for presentation to management regarding chosen architectures and equipment. Reports and data shall be strongly supported by industry standards, common best practices, and long-term reliability/supportability.
Lead the efforts for validation testing programs of planned architectures and equipment to demonstrate their effectiveness for use.
Ensure that network infrastructure is fully documented and logistically supported for its planned life cycle.
Provide technical expertise to develop new product strategies and enhance existing product sets.
Prepare life cycle upgrade plans.
Other duties as assigned.
Required skill
Analyze business requirements to develop technical network solutions and their framework.
Good experience on WAN network design and solution
Good knowledge on firewall design and implementation.
In-depth knowledge on site to site VPN design and build
Design, test, and inspect data communications systems.
Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning.
Install hardware such as cables, hubs, routers, and wireless adaptors.
Develop technology roadmaps.
Configure network drivers for software.
Analyze, engineer, and execute software functions.
Develop test plans, implementation plans, and project timelines for various projects.
Manage technology vendors.
Stay abreast of how technology infrastructures are currently impacting and driving competitors.
Determine production direction.
Write functional requirements/specifications documents.
Assess vendor development/test strategies.
Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems.
Upgrade network hardware and software components as required.
Solve complex problems with many variables and solution
Good knowledge on firewall design and implementation.
In-depth knowledge of LAN engineering design for data and video networks at Access, Distribution, and Core network locations.
Thorough understanding of modern service provider TCP/IP data networks using standards and technologies including but not limited to: Ethernet, OSPF, IGMP, STP, RSTP, 802.1q, 802.11n, and 802.11ac.
Knowledge, skills and experience with Cisco routing, switching, and wireless hardware, software and protocols.
Working knowledge of structured cabling systems and network facilities.
Ability to work alone as an individual contributor, as a technical lead and as a participant in a team environment.
Router, Switch and IP configuration experience is required.
Employee will work primarily in an office environment, but substantial work will be required on US Navy ships during ship checks and installations.
US citizenship and either an active Secret clearance or the ability to immediately obtain an Interim Secret clearance is required.


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