Network Architect


Richmond, VA

Industry: Energy / Utilities


Not Specified years

Posted 388 days ago

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Network Architect


This is an expert level technical leadership position primarily focused on Nokia/Alcatel Lucent MPLS technologyarchitecture design, deployment, and operational and engineering process development This resource will be physically positioned in the Network Operations Center, assist with MPLS deployments, perform trouble-shooting, support process/procedure development, function as a technical interface with ETS and NOW, and provide staff mentoring/training. 


·        MPLS deployments

·        MPLS Method of Procedure development and implementation

·        MPLS Network and Services Troubleshooting

·        MPLS/DWDM/Microwave operational readiness

·        MPLS/LAN/WANNetwork Performance Analysis

·        MPLS networksecurity & Vulnerability Assessments

·        MPLS High Availability network solutions

·        MPLS network integration with legacy networks Preferred

·        MPLS Architecture and Design for SCADA networkinfrastructure (including Transfer Trip)

·        Extensive Data Network design experience (routers, switches, firewalls) in the electric/gas utility space


Skills Required

·        Extensive technical knowledge of NOKIA/Alcatel Lucent MPLS technology (Alcatel-Lucent: 7750, 7705, 7210, PSS1830, 9500MPR MW)

·        NOKIA/Alcatel-Lucent Network Routing Specialist I Certification

·        NOKIA 5620/CPAM Management Systems

·        NOKIA NSP (NFM-P)

·        Advanced knowledge level of IP and Ethernet Based Data NetworkTechnology; Engineering design concepts & fundamentals to include networksecurity devices, multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches and Wireless platforms

·        Excellent oral and written communications + presentation skills



·        NERC CIP

·        NOKIA/Alcatel-Lucent Network Routing Specialist II Certification

·        Advanced knowledge of NOKIA/Alcatel-Lucent Interior Routing Protocols, Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Virtual Private LAN Services, Virtual Private Routed Networks, Quality of Service (QoS)

·        Advanced knowledge of MPLS Layer 2 and Layer 3 services

·        Knowledge of ISIS protocol

·        Education BS degree in Information Systems, Mathematics, or Engineeringpreferred 

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.