Deloitte Architect – Network & Communication in McLean, Virginia
Architect Network & Communication
Network Infrastructure plays an ever increasing role in our clients' businesses today. Whether it be a myriad of connected devices or business critical applications in the data center, network infrastructure is crucial to support their operations. As the network space continues to rapidly evolve and become more software-centric it also needs to reduce the threat surface and adopt a zero-trust model. Our Network and Communication specialists help our clients achieve the most out of their existing infrastructure, and guide them through multi-year transformations that are necessary in the wake of technology disruptions such as cloud and IoT.
Work you ll do
Our practitioners work collaboratively within integrated, cross-functional teams to deliver comprehensive network transformation projects. Teamwork is crucial as teams are composed of a diverse group of specialists across multiple disciplines from both within our consulting practice and from our clients, helping drive towards a successful outcome. Our practitioners are expected to own and deliver their respective deliverables while managing different clients and other stakeholders.
Our Cloud Engineering team focuses on enabling our client s end-to-end journey from On-Premise to Cloud, with opportunities in the areas of: Cloud Strategy, Op Model Transformation, Cloud Development, Cloud Integration & APIs, Cloud Migration, Cloud Infrastructure & Engineering, and Cloud Managed Services. We help our clients see the transformational capabilities of Cloud as an opportunity for business enablement and competitive advantage.
Cloud Engineering supports our clients as they improve agility and resilience, and identifies opportunities to reduce IT operations spend through automation by enabling Cloud. We accelerate our clients towards a technology-driven future, leveraging vendor solutions and Deloitte-developed software products, tools, and accelerators.
Experience with enterprise networking technologies, tools & processes, including routing & switching, L4-7 traffic management (e.g. load balancing), firewalls, datacenter fabric, campus networks, as well as networking protocols such as TCP/IP, MPLS, OSPF, BGP, etc.
Expertise with installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and supporting of Networking equipment hands on keyboard experience
Experience in documenting and explaining network topologies
Expertise with 802.1q VLANs and working within industry best practices
Expertise with network segmentation and knowledge of network segmentation leading practices
Knowledge and expertise with Wireless APs and Controllers (802.11AC)
Ability to engineer, build, and test networks for optimum throughput and reliability
Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols (DNS, DHCP, IPAM,SSL/TLS, WINS, NTP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, LDAP, and Microsoft AD)
Understanding and implementation of network traffic analysis for troubleshooting
Prior experience in working with technical teams and/or transformation programs related to networking technologies
Familiarity with the latest technology trends in the network domain including SDN, NFV and open networking
Exposure to or experience with programming/scripting languages or tools used to automate networks (e.g. Python)
10 years of relevant consulting or industry experience
Strong Client Relationship Skills
Experience in assisting Senior leadership team to design technology, process landscape and develop overall solution strategy
Ability to create critical collaterals for client workshops and customer interactive sessions
Excellent articulation, communication and strong inter personal skills
Experience in participating in transformation initiatives for mid to large scale organizations
Proven ability towards assisting business process improvement initiatives
Ability to work with a multi-location team
Willingness to travel 80 100% of the time (Monday Thursday/Friday)
Network certifications e.g. CCIE, CCNP, CCNA, HP Master ASE, HPE ASE, ATP, HPE Product Certified, ONF-Certified SDN Professional Program (OCSP) or equivalent
Experience in assessment and implementation of policy-driven change and configuration management to support Network Virtualization, Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Define Networking (SDN) adoption
Knowledge of industry best practices for designing, implementing, and maintaining network security and service availability throughout the system life cycle
Knowledge and experience with Python, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Perl or other languages
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