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Network Architect
Ref No.: 17-03728
Location: Redmond, Washington
Network Architect
Redmond, WA
1 Year Contract

Job Description
  • Supports the customer's corporate network infrastructure and translates business needs into technical solutions, and defining solutions to problems through reasoned application of information technology.
  • Designs, develops, documents and analyzes overall architecture of systems, including hardware and software.
  • Determines integrated hardware and software architecture solutions that meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security needs.
  • Coordinates design and integration of total system including subsystems.
  • Performs onsite data center support that includes problem management, change management, project support and new implementations.
  • Supports testing, planning, problem management, change management and staging of network hardware and configurations.
  • Provides customer support including testing network hardware and software, equipment installation and turn-up, and remote hands assistance as required.
  • Provide support for sniffer and various application analysis tools for benchmarking and troubleshooting.
  • Participate in identification of root cause analysis, resolution, outage mitigations, testing and implementation of vendor/IT fixes or design changes.
  • Review proposed tech system designs in collaboration with team.
Education/Experience
  • iDirect Satellite Network Planning and Design
  • Satellite Link Budget design and analysis
  • IP Network Planning and Design
  • Satellite Networks Capacity Planning
  • Product Development of Satellite Systems
  • Manage Telecommunication Vanguard Satellite and Cellular infrastructure
  • Support iDirect & Comtech network planning, implementation, and optimization
  • Provide satellite & IP network support for monitoring and troubleshooting customer networks
  • Support satellite network modifications and upgrades
  • Configure satellite network hubs, modems, servers, firewalls, and routers
  • Provide on-call technical support to end users and technicians
  • Support business development and RFP activity with RF & Satellite Network capacity calculations
  • Work with teleports and operators to maintain and grow satellite network
  • 3-5 Years Experience with iDirect satellite networking platform required
  • Knowledge and hands on experience of iDirect technology, servers, protocol processors, line cards, modems, and Evolution software
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Knowledge and experience with IP networks using BGP, OSPF, VLANs, VRFs, RIP, EIGRP, Netflow, VoIP, SSH, and SNMP.
  • Cisco Certifications a plus (CCENT, CCT, CCNA)
  • Experience with Comtech EF Data Satellite equipment a plus