Job Description :
Senior Network Architect Duration: 3 month initial contract (likely to extend/renew) Location: Work will be performed remotely but occasional travel to data center in Chicago will be required. (, Chicago, IL) This person will primarily be working on new deployment, integration, and migration projects for managing network traffic, network protocols, load balancing, and firewall security within the data centers. Will also provide architectural vision, planning and "big picture" direction for the enterprise infrastructure. Must have strong communication, troubleshooting and documentation skills. Experience working with OT and manufacturing environments is a plus. Must have thorough knowledge and hands on experience with the following: Infrastructure LAN/WAN environment. Cisco and Nexus routers and switches F5 Load Balancers Palo Alto firewalls MPLS and IPSEC tunneling Azure connectivity IAS deployment vSAN / VMware Local candidates preferred - will need to go onsite to Data Center in Chicago on occasion