Title Sr. Network Architect Location Princeton NJ (Initially remote due to Covid-19) Duration 2 + Years Note Some experienceknowledge with Cloud is needed (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc) The Network Architect is responsible for leading the strategies, designs, and implementations of the enterprise wide network. Working across hybrid (on-prem, cloudmulti-cloud) environments and multiple external vendors, the role articulates the vision and establishes the direction for networking solutions. The role actively participates in and contributes to business and IT strategies to align network with company direction. The role provides leadership for introducing and directing the implementation of current networking methods, services, and best practices. Provide architectural guidance and plan, design, and upgrade core network services LAN and WAN Infrastructure Circuitry, Routers, Switches for all ETS locations (e.g., home location and all field service offices) and direct internet access points. Firewall and Threat Protection including direction on hardware and software currency, as well as security policy standards. DDI (DNS. DCHP, IPAM) including internal and external as necessary and working with other partners such as Akamai and AWS. VPN Business-to-Business tunnels and end user VPN services. Load Balancing in both traditional on prem settings and in AWS. Voice circuitry, supporting MPLS with carriers, hard phones, soft phones, cell services, and audio conferencing. 24x7 network support as necessary Lead the design and development of cloud network infrastructure and cloud services. Assessing business and application requirements for corporate data and voice networks. Successful candidates have current experience in the following Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS, DHCP and IPSEC or similar. VPN implementations. Network operating systems such as Cisco and PANOS. Common Internet servicesprotocols such as TCPIP, DNS, DHCP, BGP, HTTPS. Linux systems and comfortable with tasks such as command line usage and network tools. AWS networking including VPC, Transit Gateways, Private Link, Route 53, Firewall Manager, CloudFront, etc. Multi-region, multi-site routing, peering, and disaster recovery network architectures. Implementation of enterprise monitoring and management frameworks and tools. Advanced knowledge of best practices related to data encryption and cybersecurity. Advanced troubleshooting skills. Certifications (Cisco, AWS) preferred.