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Lead Network Architect

St. Louis, MO 63105 | Fully Remote

Posted: 02/05/2024 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 16430

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

We are currently looking for a Lead Network Architect to join our team.

  • Contributes to the development of strategic planning for the department and communicates clear, concise strategic vision.
  • Works on large, complex initiatives that address future concepts, products, or technologies; analyzes and evaluates all variable factors and risk.
  • Defines, develops, communicates, and implements standards, processes, and procedures for the team or department.
  • Maintains effective relationships with all levels of company management, internal and external customers that promotes understanding and produces results for both parties.
  • Establishes and monitors key performance metrics to ensure compliance of established standards, processes, and procedures.
  • Provides guidance and oversight across multiple solutions to ensure that the technologies are secure, interoperate and connect appropriately and also support company vision and strategy.
  • Actively coaches, mentors and teaches others; uses influence, expertise and leadership to support other teams as they implement solutions.
  • Applies advanced knowledge of professional concepts and company objectives to resolve a wide range of complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Has significant autonomy over day-to-day work and the planning of new assignments or projects.
  • Attracts and develops employees capable of achieving the goals and objectives of the company.
  • Protects our customers, our employees, and our brands by incorporating security and compliance in all decisions.
  • Ensures security policy and procedure requirements are met.
  • Continuously identifies opportunities for improving security and implements strategies to improve our security posture.

Required Qualifications
  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Experience with network technologies such as Data Center and WAN, wireless, load balancing, DNS/DHCP/IPAM, network tools (network authentication, configuration mgmt., packet capture technology)
  • Experience working with SD-WAN, SASE/SSE, Co-location and Cloud networks, automation platforms (Ansible, Terraform, etc).
  • Experience building and optimizing external partner networks
  • Knowledge of IT Infrastructure outside of Network – servers, storage, end user computing
  • Experience with designing and building strategic roadmaps and mitigating any End of Life technologies 
  • Knowledge of Cloud network engineering best practices
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, build and foster relationships, including coaching and mentoring other architects, engineers, and business leaders
  • Ability to communicate/present upwards to officer level leadership, clear and concise storytelling/selling
  • Proven ability to operate in a highly autonomous fashion, repeatedly exercises exceptional, independent judgment; balances strategic against tactical planning
  • Must possess strong communication skills and the ability to effectively defend ideas and solutions; produce business relevant presentations, convey complex information in a manner that is easily understood and actionable to both non-technical and technical leaders
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and agility related to critical thinking and making decisions with complex considerations as it relates to business implications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred
  • Knowledge and working experience with Agile methodologies
  • Experience in architecting and operating Fortune 100 sized cloud-based data solutions or similar
  • Experience consuming APIs and building automation

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Job Requirements

network architect, data center, WAN, wireless, load balancing, DNS/DHCP/IPAM, network tools, SD-WAN, SASE/SSE, Co-location network, Cloud networks, automation platforms, Ansible, Terraform

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