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Sr. Network Architect
Ref No.: 17-07005
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri

In-house responsibilities for the position include:
• Developing white papers and presentations at industry related conferences.
• Creation of new technical service offerings for the network group
• Knowledge sharing between fellow team members

Up-to-date network certifications in CISCO (CCIE or CCNP) , Juniper or other network vendors is considered a plus
The requirements for this position are a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or a related field, plus 12+ years in the Information Systems industry.
The candidate must provide high level network design and implementation skills and combine technical intelligence with communication and presentation abilities. Candidate must be an individual contributor capable of self directed work showing strong leadership and client relationship skills and who is focused on driving the complete network project.
The candidate must have a strong specialized skillset for:
• Ability to lead a project in the Design, Implementation, up to closure
o includes Design and Hands on Skills
• Strong Network Architecture Skills
• Product experience in CISCO – (Juniper, Client, or Brocade is a plus)
• Routing – BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Redistribution and Route Selection
• Experience in complex MPLS/BGP WAN design and implementation
• Switching – Vlans, Spanning Tree, Port Channels, VPC
• WAN – Optimization (Riverbed), MPLS, Metro Ethernet, Frame Relay, ATM
• Data Center Virtualization
o Architecture and Design Capabilities
o Product Expertise in CISCO NEXUS 7000, 1000V, OTV
o Consolidated I/O, Fibre Channel
• Application Delivery – F5, Netscaler, or A10
o Load Balancing, SSL/HTTP offload
o Application Network troubleshooting and Discovery skills
§ TCP/IP packet analysis
• Wireless LAN
• Knowledge in emerging Network technologies
o Working knowledge of ACI, NSX or openstack is a plus
• Knowledge in NFV - Network Function Virtualization
• SD-WAN concepts and technical back ground