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Sr. Network Architect
Ref No.: 18-07306
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/15/2018 to 10/25/2019
Genesis10,, is seeking a Sr. Network Architect for a contract position with our client in Atlanta, GA.


The primary role for the Architect is planning, designing and delivering network solutions around Cisco's Data Center technologies and integrating them into Client 's overall data center architecture and design. This position is responsible for designing, testing, implementing, and supporting network infrastructure. This position provides consultation and direct technical support in life cycle planning, problem management, integration, and network configuration.

The Architect is also responsible for project planning and designing network infrastructure solutions to meet business requirements. This includes documenting current and future requirements, planning analysis, project design, cost, and level of effort estimation for project implementation. Additionally, this position successfully develops and leverages vendor relationships to deliver network products and services. Ensures network performance and reliability meet enterprise objectives for timely service restoration and tuning. Works with the Enterprise Architecture Team to develop and define network architecture which incorporates standards, practices, processes, and products for the enterprise. Travel may be required approximately 10% of the time.

  • The ideal candidate will have deep technical expertise and expert knowledge of Cisco and VMWare Enterprise Data Center products and solutions.
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, team oriented and must possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • 5-7 years' experience in a senior network engineer/architect role within a data center environment
  • Familiarity or experience with Cisco ACI architecture and products
  • Advanced knowledge in Data Center architecture
  • Familiarity with SDN & SDDC technologies and their applications
  • Understanding of distributed virtual switches
  • Experience or good understanding of any of the following cloud management systems: OpenStack, CloudStack, vCloud Automation Center (vCAC), vCloud Director (vCD)
  • Experience with L4-7 services integration in a data center environment (Palo Alto and F5 are a strong plus)
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus platforms, VMWare, and server virtualization
  • Familiarity with vCenter, vROPS
  • Hypervisor hands on and architecture experience in at least one of the following: VMware / KVM
  • Understanding of core hypervisor connectivity (management, vmotion, vsan, ip storage, fault tolerance) and troubleshooting
  • Expert level knowledge of VMWare solutions including NSX
  •  Familiarity or experience with architecting and operating micro-segmented environments
  • Strong Routing & Switching skills
  • Familiarity or experience with network automation or programming with Python
  • Experience with Linux
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership of large complex projects
  • College degree in a related field preferred
  • Cisco & VMWare certifications are a plus
  • Experience in the transportation industry is a plus

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

Genesis10 provides access to career opportunities with over 40 clients in the Twin Cities. As the #3 ranked firm for Business and IT consulting in Minnesota, we offer a variety of opportunities whether you are looking for contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions. Let's connect today!

Benefits of Working with Genesis10:
  • Medical and dental insurance available- including HSA
  • Bi-weekly payroll
  • Established consultant re-marketing program with our 50+ local clients!
  • 401k plan
  • Delivery Director for employee success and support
  • Referral program with the opportunity to earn additional income

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a Professional Technology Services Firm providing Staffing, Workforce Optimization and Domestic Outsourcing Solutions. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”