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Network Architect
Ref No.: 18-58976
Location: Minneapolis , Minnesota
Start Date: 08/15/2018
 SUMMARY
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.