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Network Architect (Vacancy #90149P) (Full Time)

Location: Ames, IA Country: United States of America

Network Architect (Vacancy #90149P)

Iowa State University is seeking applicants for a Network Architect. This position works within a team of network architects responsible for designing, implementing, and securing the university's data network. Iowa State University's Network Architecture team defines and provides all manner of architectural elements, building blocks and technologies that allow the university's production network infrastructure to meet the needs of our users.

A successful candidate must have a track record of understanding technology and security and be familiar with trends and how they can be applied in a higher education setting. Duties include designing a robust and secure network framework for providing Internet service, defining IP network architecture, peering edge and backbone networks, and data center networking to meet the needs of Iowa State University.

This position requires an in depth understanding of routing protocols, data center technologies, Firewall technologies, and the ability to design secure large scale networks to ensure proper availability and performance. This position is responsible for effectively documenting and communicating architectural guidelines through documented standards.

This position may be filled at a senior or level III. In addition to the responsibilities noted above, the senior level position will also work as a team lead on projects, mentor staff, and direct the work of colleagues. A senior level position will also provide strategies and technology roadmaps for building networks that will meet the service-level objectives.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against.


Posted Date: 26 Apr 2019 Reference: JS054447AMESIA Company: Iowa State University Contact: Iowa State University