Network Architect

CGI Group, Inc. in Tempe, AZ

  • Industry: Information Technology - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Meet our professionals CGI: A company committed to clients Position Description: In search of a Networking architect who specializes in the Infrastructure layer for Data Center and Cloud environments. Candidate will provide technical and analytical guidance to the enterprise architecture team, infrastructure project manager, and other technical domains across infrastructure disciplines including server hardware, networking, security, databases, storage, and virtual resources. Individual will direct and participate in high-level enterprise architecture analysis, evaluation, design, integration, documentation, and development. This individual should be self-motivated to drive solutions and proactively create (in sufficient detail) the documentation required to support and describe technical solutions. Finally, this individual should be able to analyze existing architectures in place (by account) to recommend improvements, help guide root cause analysis and provide architecture and design support around requested hardware/software upgrades, new service offerings, etc. Your future duties and responsibilities: Architect/Design networking solutions: Data Center/On-premise, AWS and/or Azure Design both short and long term solutions Document architecture/design into account specific Architectural Solution Document (ASD) that details technical specifications and configurations that enable GTO engineering to execute solution and support in steady state seamlessly (with minimal clarification). Maintain ASD accuracy through implementation into production state. Provide technical leadership and input into project plan, project schedule, risk management, etc. Required qualifications to be successful in this role: Infrastructure architecture of DNS, Active Directory and other Directory Services implementations Experience with AWS and/or Azure advanced networking architectures Experience with distributed and hybrid (cloud to on-prem) computing environments Experience with highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise environments Experience or aptitude with software defined networking (SDN) In-depth knowledge of network security and related technologies such as firewalls, load balancers, IPS, etc. Experience with Active Directory Certificate Authorities, Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) Experience with application and disaster recovery solutions for existing (AIX P-series, VMware, Citrix, Windows, Windows Hyper-V, and OpenVMS) platforms Strong knowledge of network and systems design principles Experience troubleshooting technical issues with operations and client architect/system administrators and drive problem resolution from problem identification through change mgmt/corrective action(s) Highly effective communication skills and experience on a service oriented team Strong writing skills to produce technical documentation is a MUST Excellent Client facing skills with the ability to capture the audience and sell the solution Ability to manage deliverables across multiple internal and external organizations Industry frameworks and methodologies including waterfall, iterative, agile, SCRUM, and ITIL BS/MS in technical field of study such as engineering or computer science 10 years of IT infrastructure services experience preferably in Managed Services 10 years of relevant Networking architecture experience Ideal candidates have come from a UNIX background, understand networking well, and moved into VMware/Windows/Citrix architecture roles. Understand customers' overall Cloud Networking infrastructure, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation architectures and solutions Networking experience. Operating, designing and troubleshooting enterprise and cloud networks. required Certification(s) in networking technologies (e.g. CCNA, CCIE, JNCIP, JNCIE) preferred Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level Network Architecture 5 Senior Active Directory (General) 10 Senior Microsoft Operating Systems to Windows 10 10 Senior Unix Operating Systems to RedHat 7.5 10 Senior Disaster Recovery Solutions 10 Senior Endpoint Security 10 Senior Network connectivity and concepts 10 Senior Infrastructure / HW Platforms and Specifications 10 Senior Cloud and Virtualized Networking 5 Senior DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level Team-Oriented Senior Project-Oriented Senior Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree Undergraduate degree in IT desired or comparable experience Hands-on technical training in IT and Management disciplines LI-DB1 Skills: Active Directory Communication (Oral/Written) Problem Solving/DecisionMaking Unix Cloud Computing Network Architecture What you can expect from us: Build your career with us. It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create. Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. Learn more about CGI at No unsolicited agency referrals please. CGI is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics. CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned. We make it easy to translate military experience and skills Click here to be directed to our site that is dedicated to veterans and transitioning service members. All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information. - provided by Dice

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