Country/Region:  IN
Requisition ID:  11209
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Location:  INDIA - BENGALURU - BIRLASOFT OFFICE

Title:  Network Architect

Description: 

               DC & Network  Architect Job Description: 

 

Total Experience – 9+ yrs

 

 - Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or IT preferred with active Certificates in network/security domain (like CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, PCNSE or JNCIE) 

 

- 4 or more years of relevant job experience Designing & Implementation of  Data Center network/security solutions using state of art technologies 

  1. Developing network and related architectures and solutions based on requirements  from offering, engineering, and operations, as well as key customers 
  1. Develop strategy, technical direction, and engineering solutions for enterprise-wide data networking and data security services supporting key business requirements 
  1. Assessing new technologies and best practices for adoption 
  1. Driving standardization and automation into all aspects of the network platform 
  1. Engaging with internal and external customers for briefings, issue escalation, and complex solution development 
  1. Provide technical leadership for the establishment, and implementation of end-to-end network data, and security infrastructure solutions utilizing new technologies 
  1. Documenting network capabilities as appropriate for both internal and external consumption 
  1. Provides clear and concise recommendations to remediate performance/scaling bottlenecks 
  1. Maintain expertise in data network security technologies to ensure that cost-effective solutions and processes are deployed and aligned with business direction 

- Provides escalation support for troubleshooting and resolution of all network data and security issues as required by other infrastructure support teams 

- Participates in lab testing with other teams to ensure that performance expectations are met before/after rolling out new applications and services 

 

- Hands On Experience on installing/ configuring/ maintaining Data Center class routers &  

   switches  

 

- Experienced on Network OS – (IOS-XE, PANOS,Meraki) 

 

- Experience in Designing Remote Access VPN Solutions 

 

- Expertise in next generation firewall technology on Fortigate, Cisco ASA, Palo Alto  

 

- Strong Understanding of Complex routing (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP), switching environments 

 

- Hands On experience of configuring QoS on routers and switches 

 

- Exposed to python or similar programming language scripting 

 

- Well versed on WAN architectures based on MPLS  & SD-WAN & VPN methods 

 

- Thorough understanding of most enterprise IPv4 protocols and emerging IPv6 deployments 

 

- Experienced in Network monitoring tracing tools (Wireshark etc..) 

 

- SEIM – Splunk 

 

- Experience with cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) network and/or security desirable 

 

- Resourceful, with the ability to work independently 

 

- Strong time management skills and attention to detail 

 

- Ability to multi-task activities with shifting priorities 

- Coordinates with business unit and development team SMEs to develop best -practices that can be proactively incorporated into architectural and engineering designs 

- Coordinate with Enterprise Architecture, PMO, Business IT, Infrastructure Leads, and third party service providers in the conception, evaluation, piloting, engineering, and operational delivery of solutions for the organization 

- Define and implement methodology templates for total cost of ownership analysis, requirements gathering, infrastructure design, and peer reviews.  

- Develop a culture and process for re-use of solutions templates across projects thereby simplifying the solutions engineering process and improving the productivity of the resources 

- Effectively communicate the feasibility of requested deliverables and timelines to internal business and project stakeholders 

- Install & Qualify components into production following company policies and procedures 

- Understand and comply with defined standards regulated in IT environments 

- Participate in IT Risk Management initiatives in line with industry and corporate Audit and Compliance strategies 

- Assist with development and management of the Network Services budgets