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Network Architect/Engineer in Oklahoma City, OK at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

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Job Description

Network Architect / Engineer
Direct Hire
Oklahoma City, OK

Leads the development of next generation data and voice network service offerings, as well as participate in the support of network architecture-based initiatives and design. Ensures accurate documentation of network configuration, best practices and topology. Assist junior team members with training and mentorship. This position must always look for new ways to increase efficiency, uptime, and services provided to the business.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Work closely with business management to determine business processes and productivity needs and an appropriate technology strategy to support business goals
  • Analyze technical needs, requirements, and state of the network’s infrastructure design, integration, and operations
  • Work with technical management to architect networks that effectively reflect business needs, service-level and availability requirements, and other technology parameters
  • Develop design principles, models, plans, internal standards, budgets, and processes based on industry best practices
  • Establish governing principles for network design and deployment
  • Participate in selection of networking technologies and products for implementation
  • Lead teams of other network designers and engineers in developing detailed designs and quality-control mechanisms during implementation
  • Communicate the role and value of the network to the organization and present the business case for technology investments
  • Continually update understanding of business and technology status and objectives and respond to strategic design requests as the business evolves
  • Provides training classes and mentorship to junior staff
  • Documents specific duties, activities, problems solved and issues resolved
  • Assists in the documentation of the network, applications and resources on the network in conjunction with the public service staff
  • Performs training
  • Attends meetings and serves on committees, as requested
  • Coordinates with upper management to setup new offices as needed
  • Regular attendance as required
  • Ability to follow through with tasks, projects and troubleshooting with minor supervision
  • Willingness to assist coworkers with improving their skills and abilities
  • Strong technical aptitude, people skills and a desire to learn and implement industry best practices
  • Performs additional duties and assignments as requested
  • Evaluate critical systems, prioritize workflow and determine solutions
  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills
  • Voice networking tuning and troubleshooting

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor Degree Required
  • Cisco CCIE Preferred
  • 10 + years of experience in designing, developing, configuring, and implementing enterprise networks with diverse solutions from multiple vendors.
  • Network and Telecommunications best practices
  • Some Experience with Cisco Voice – Call Manager, Unity, Packaged Contact Center Enterprise
  • Network Performance Tuning – SNMP, NetFlow, IP SLA
  • Cisco Datacenter Technology – vPC, FEX, UCS
  • Cisco Routed Campus – L3 Access configuration / maintenance
  • Cisco Switches – Catalyst 9500/9300, Nexus 7K / 9K / 5K
  • Routing: BGP,EIGRP, OSPF, ECMP
  • Cisco NXOS / IOS
  • Qos best practices and configuration for voice and data networks
  • Spanning Tree protocol best practices and configuration
  • Information Security best practices
  • Load balancing: F5 Configuration / Administration, LTM / GTM, iRules, VIP / Virtual Servers
  • Emerging technology trends
  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Familiar with a variety of Network concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and coworkers
  • Work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings


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