Senior Enterprise Architect - Crystal City, VA


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Senior Enterprise Architect - Crystal City, VA


Crystal City, VA 



Salary Type:

per year


IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture

Job Description:

Senior Enterprise Architect
Candidates must have DoD Top Secret clearance and SCI eligible.
-Experience with Cisco router and switch equipment.
-Experience with firewalls and IDP/IPS devices.
-Detailed understanding of the OSI Model, TCP/IP fundamentals, and networking (LAN/WAN) design principles.
-Detailed understanding of IP protocols; these skills must include:  TCP/IP based services (i.e. DNS, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, etc.); IP addressing/subnetting and routing principles (i.e. RP. OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, etc.); IPv6/IPSec protocols (SSL, TLS, SSH); network (LAN/WAN) design principles.
-Detailed understanding of Layer 2 protocols.
-Knowledge of MS Windows Server 2003/2008 Active Directory.
-Knowledge of programming languages such as Perl, C++, and Java.
-Ability to analyze requirements; plan and develop technical solutions and frameworks; develop test and implementation plans, analyze and evaluate networks.
-Use of current and emergent network design principles and protocols.
-Experience with network virtualization technologies and vendors.
-Experience with multi-tenant network architectures.
-Experience with specific designing and modernize a complex network to separate control from data planes.
-Familiarity with width variety network routing and switching equipment from multiple vendors.
-Scripting languages such as Perl, Python.
Education & Certifications
-Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Engineering or Equivalent, Master’s Degree Preferred
-At least two nationally recognized certifications for Senior Network Administrators/Engineers/Architects (one of these certifications must be tied to routers/switches
-IAT Level III in accordance with DoD
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