Job Description :
Job Title: Network Architect
Location : Dallas, Tx
Duration: 6+ Months

10+ years of Experience
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of architecture, systems design, management and implementation
as it relates to core infrastructure benefitting organizations through targeted deployments, including the
- Designing solutions for large complex environments in one or more of the following areas: Data
Networks, VoIP Networks, Network security
- Contributing to large network and voice transformation projects involving common technologies
(Cisco, Avaya, Juniper, Alcatel, ShoreTel
- Networking, Telecommunications, Data Center, Cloud, Enterprise Security, eCommerce, Call Centers
and Voice/Video solutions with a clear understanding of how an IT organization capitalizes upon
technology to help enable our clients39; businesses
- Networking (LAN, WAN, MAN, Optical), Data Center (network, compute, storage), Enterprise Security,
IP Telephony & IP Video/Telepresence, IT policy/processes/ standards, IT organizational structure, IT job
descriptions, and competencies
- Change management, enabling technology and program delivery including leveraging network
management (NetQoS, Smarts, HP Open view, etc, security tools, unified messaging and collaboration
Skills required:
Demonstrates proven thorough abilities with managing areas and providing solutions in the following
areas related to developing networking infrastructure solutions:
Experience with M&A Network separation projects; Experience with DNS, MPLS
- TCP/IP based converged networks
- Data Center LAN designs for traditional, virtual and cloud environments
- Advanced network technologies e.g. network virtualization, development of network performance
enhancement solutions
- Routing protocols (BGP, OSPF and EIGRP)
- Various transport technologies e.g. MPLS, ATM, SONET, DWDM, Ethernet, SIP etc.
- Development of network performance enhancement solutions
- Network architectural design and hands-on configuration exposition with major networking, storage,
compute and security vendors with a level of exposure to project management and software
Demonstrates thorough abilities as a team leader that includes the following: create a positive
environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the
work-life quality of team members; provide candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keep
leadership informed of progress and issues.
Demonstrates thorough abilities to identify and address client needs, actively participating in client
discussions and meetings, communicating a broad range of Firm services, managing engagements

including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with
the occurrence of unanticipated issues.
Demonstrates proven thorough abilities to develop and sustain meaningful client relationships, using
networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and assist in selling potential new service
opportunities, preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials, defining resource
requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection

Certification(s) Preferred: Project Management Professional, CMMi, ITIL v 3.0, PMBOK, ISO, CCNA,
CCDA, CCNP, CCDP or equivalent