Senior Technical Architect - Network

Job Description
IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) helps clients plan, implement and manage an efficient, resilient, flexible IT infrastructure. IBM GTS is the partner of choice for infrastructure services - be it transformational outsourcing tied to business outcomes or integrated managed services or discrete services.


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General requirements:

This is a high level Network Architect and Engineering position for an outsourcing team requiring unique skill sets (effectively Tier 4 network design and support services).

Primary responsibility of this position is to support the Data engineering needs of the client's global internal and external communications.
Supported technologies/components include: router and switches, load balancer, VPN concentrators, firewall, proxy, and other LAN and WAN technologies.

The Senior Technical Architect (STA) is responsible for developing standard design and architectures; the definition of the structures of an IT solution to a business problem. They must be proficient at the techniques that go into the formulation of architectures, including requirements discovery and analysis, application of abstraction, formulation of solution context, solution alternatives identification and assessment, technology selection, and architectural configuration. This requires practical skills and experience with many network application and infrastructure products, technologies, and services.

The Senior Technical Architect (STA) must be able to provide technical leadership for network integration of cross tower services, and transform high-level network solutions into detailed implementation designs.

The STA also perform network assessments and recommend Best Practice network architecture for network performance, capacity, stability, availability, security, and cost efficiency. The STA must be able to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate standards in the creation and implementation of the solution whenever project requirements call for or would benefit from the use of standards.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

At least 8 years of experience


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This job requires applied knowledge of how to mediate opposing viewpoints and negotiate equitable solutions to ensure successful and stable outcomes. Must be able to demonstrate mastery of written and verbal communication skills which include the ability to stay on subject, leverage the use of good feedback, and use content appropriate for the audience. Required to maintain an in-depth base of IT industry networking knowledge to advise on technical trends and techniques and apply them to the development of solution designs.
8+ yrs experience
It is important to have fluency in Spanish and high level of English knowledge written and spoken

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Skills related with Cloud environments would be an added value to this position

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