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SDN Cloud Architect
Ref No.: 18-00100
Location: Irving, Texas
Start Date: 01/15/2018
We are looking for SDN Cloud Architect. Experience with Client Facing Architect & Leadership. Customer facing role with Cisco and VMware.

Location: Littleton, CO

Duration: 1 Year Contract to Hire

Job Description:
This role concentrates on the design & implementation of software defined cloud infrastructure solutions, including servers, storage, PaaS, non-application software, networks, and the physical facilities that support the applications and business processes as required. Included in the focus areas is the critical evaluation and selection of the software and hardware components of the infrastructure, cloud providers, address security requirements working with security, cloud monitoring, deployment & provisioning tools etc. Cloud Infrastructure Architect/Lead Engineer are hands-on responsible for performance, availability and scalability of the infrastructure.
1. 6+ years' experience with VMware ESXi (versions 4-6) running on Cisco UCS, Client or Dell hardware
2. Proficient knowledge in the following key areas: Hardware Architecture (performance testing, monitoring, operations), Hardware Benchmarking (Agile, program managements, network management), Design (compliance, security), Network Engineering (planning, provision)
3. Knowledge and experience working with software defined networking and virtualized storage systems (Vmware NSX, Vmware vSAN).
4. Experience working with a Communication Service Provider in the area of Network Functions Virtualization is mandatory
5. Experience in Tail-F / Ciena Blue Planet / ONAP is considered a Plus
6. DevOps skillset – Python, Shell, JavaScript, or Ansible