Network Architect 5

Spirit Aerosystems   •  

Wichita, KS

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 300 days ago

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The Role

Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for networkarchitecture. Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as LAN, WAN, MPLS, WLAN, routers, multiplexers, switches, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

Key Accountabilities

Provide advanced knowledge of architectural, design, and technical leadership for networkinfrastructure support for applications, servers, storage, 802.11 wireless, local area network 10/100/1000 Meg Ethernet, Virtual Private Networks, MPLS, ATM, frame relay, FDDI, SNA, Toke Ring, Apple Talk, Network Time Services, DHCP, NAMS, services for Spirit.   Candidate needs to have advance knowledge of CISCO, Aruba, Riverbed, ClearPass, AirWave, Voice over IP, Video over IP, and ISDN. 

Serve as a Subject Matter Expert with regards to architectural, design, technical, processes, and service issues representing network to all Spirit internally and externally group. Candidate must have a proven history of the ability to lead and direct others in the defining networkarchitecture, network systems requirements, and network systems implementations with all internal and external teams to help ensure secure, timely, cost effective, and successful deployments of network devices and solutions.

Skills & Experience

  • Must perform network design assessments on new services and document results for management review.
  • Must have a proven history or ability to effectively lead to root cause analysis efforts for postmortem for network outages and events.
  • Must have a proven history or ability to improve network performance by partnering vendor’s and supplier’s development engineers to functions and features of equipment and solution provided to Spirit.
  • Must have a proven history or ability to lead and direct other engineers, designers, and network analyst in producing designs that integrate with existing the networkarchitecture as well as identify improvements in the networkarchitecture to enable future product development strategies.

Education Requirement:

BS degree in Computer Science or related field and typically 12years experience in computing or a master's degree and 10 years experience.