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Technical Architect (Programmable Network)

Location: Louisville, KY
Job # 11013451
Date Posted: 05-30-2018
Technical Architect (Programmable Network)
Location: Louisville, KY
Duration: 6 months, Contract-to-Hire
This person will drive implementation of standards and lifecycle processes. This person will be responsible for leveraging state-of-the-art virtualization, automation, and other software-defined networking (SDN) technologies to develop and deliver a robust, scalable, network eco-system. He/she will work with various leaders across the enterprise to coordinate network solutions to meet challenges of technology, regulatory, security, and competitive conditions.
The scope will include one or more of the following areas of concentration:
  • Network overlay technologies to create a programmable virtualized Data Center network (SD-DC); NSX
  • Programmable connectivity solutions for developing and managing a hybrid cloud network; Humana Private Cloud with Azure and AWS
  • Software-based technologies to create a programmable virtualized Wide Area network (SDWAN, NFV, Viptella, etc.);
  • Active network traffic management, including analytic and automated self-healing capabilities;
  • Automation of provisioning and management in public and private cloud platforms;
  • Network segmentation and enclaving
  • Automation (Scripting experience – Python, CHEF, Ansible)
  • Automation of the network role
  • Automation involving Service Now
Engineering responsibilities for these areas of concentration include:
  • Design for new solutions;
  • Programmed solutions and standard solution templates/models/patterns;
  • Technology roadmap development, management, and maintenance;
  • Software development and lifecycle management practices;
  • Documentation;
  • Implementation strategies, plans, and execution;
  • Capacity and performance planning;
  • Integration with related engineering efforts;
  • Alignment and integration with information security requirements;
  • Definition and development of operational KPIs and metrics;
  • Disaster recovery/business continuity integration;
  • Continuous knowledge and skills improvement
Strong candidate profiles would include:
  • BS/BA, preferably in a technical or scientific field;
  • 5 or more years of network engineering experience;
  • Network engineering certification such as CCNA through CCIE or the equivalent;
  • Experience in programming software defined networking and automation;
  • Experience with implementing and operating a software-defined network environment, especially VMWare NSX;
  • Networking experience with public and private cloud platforms preferred.
Megha Ananthakrishna
Technical Resource  Manager | MatchPoint Solutions | Office 925-829-7755 |  Cell 408-718-6170| Email
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