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Network Application Architect

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Location
IL
Hourly
$85.00 - $90.00
Job Type
Contract
Date
Sep 21, 2016
Job ID
2403891
SOW for Application Architect
We require someone with 15+ years' enterprise experience in the core competencies of routing, switching & security technologies within an enterprise environment.  We are a fast paced, project-oriented & results based environment, working as an autonomous team.  We leverage a hands-on approach to our projects, as well as 100% accountable for network availability. Currently working on projects to architect, redesign, and upgrade the existing network infrastructure in support of the enterprise application and services consolidation and integration efforts. In addition, we are continuing to support the corporations continuing expansion efforts.
 
A successful candidate with be team oriented and also be comfortable operating with minimal guidance & direction.  Technical capabilities must be capable of supporting a mostly Cisco oriented environment and representing our team as a hands-on experienced technical resource. Consideration for Operational support, scalability, and documentation during all phases of architecture, design, and deployment phases are required.
 
Below are some of the desired work experiences, hardware, disciplines, etc.:
 
Network architecture, design, configuration, administration, deployment, and use experience is required. Preferred vendor/model experience listed by priority:
 
.               Cisco Routers (3900, 7200, 4451, 1000 ASRs would be nice)
·         Strong EIGRP & BGP experience supporting inter-regional and DCI connectivity
·         QoS experience
·         MPLS experience
·         Multicast experience would be great
.               Cisco Switches (3800, 6500, Nexus, etc.)
·         Strong experience supporting N2K, N5K, & N7K (N1Ks would be nice)
·         Extensive spanning tree knowledge
.               Cisco WAAS
·         Caching, compression, traffic shaping knowledge & experience
·         Next-Gen WAVE 8500 & AppNav experience would be nice
.               MS AD
               
Security architecture, design, configuration, administration, deployment, and use experience is required. Preferred vendor/model experience listed by priority:
 
.               Cisco ASA (5510, 5550, & 5585 chassis)
.               Checkpoint
.               Cisco ISE (wireless corporate, guest, BYOD)
.               Netscaler & Cisco ACE Load-balancers (DMZ)
.               Cisco GSS
.               Cisco Anyconnect (Looking to replace and/or supplement our Citrix and Cisco VPN client w/RSA)
.               Knowledge of CIP and compliance
.               B2B, ipsec VPN (experience with ip sla would be nice)