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Network Architect

Yahya Technologies, LLC (Y-Tech), is seeking a Network Architect in Northern Virginia and shall provide leadership and management of enterprise-wide Information Technology (IT). This position is open to candidates with an active Secret Clearance.

Responsibilities: 

  • IT infrastructure management and consolidation, enterprise applications, IT governance, enterprise architecture, integrated IT service delivery, IT security, and IT service portfolio management. 
  • He/she establishes processes and controls to ensure IT programs and initiatives are integrated to meet established goals and are executed in the most effective and efficient manner. 
  • He/she promotes the effective and efficient design and operation of information resources management processes including improvements to work processes, monitoring the performance of IT projects, evaluating the performance of the project(s) on the basis of the applicable performance measurements, and ensuring alignment of the IT services to support business objectives. 
  • The Network Architect shall also provide system improvement recommendations including opportunities for systems consolidation.
  • He/she shall manage technical staff and support the customer's Enterprise Architecture efforts to better align enterprise systems with the strategic goals and objectives of the IT program.
  • The Network Architect shall continuously survey the IT environment for upcoming requirements, mandates, or technologies that may impact the enterprise systems and he/she shall provide oversight for detailed operational and maintenance, as well as engineering planning diagrams depicting end-to-end infrastructure devices.  This includes communication flows throughout the network environment to include, but not limited to, servers, SANS, routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and security devices. 
  • The Network Architect will be expected to lead the administration and maintenance of IT infrastructure and secure network architectures as directed by the government .
  • Provide expertise in cross-domain network solutions and central network monitoring and  management.
  • Lead the administration and maintenance of the training and testing laboratory, software, and provide training programs as needed.
  • Provide leadership for the design, implementation, and maintenance of  multiple networks and cyber security technologies.
  • Provide leadership and coordination for the purchasing of software, hardware, and other IT equipment as approved by the government.
  • Communicate with the government to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions with government project management.
  • Support program operations and shall be available on a 24-hour on-call.

Qualifications:

  • The Network Architect must have a BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Science, or other relevant discipline; an advanced degree or at least twelve (12) years work experience.
  • A Master's Degree may substitute for four (4) years of experience, and a Ph.D. may substitute for an additional four (4) years' experience.
  • The Network Architect must have a minimum of five (5) years specialized experience in CISCO network operations (CISCO certifications a plus).

Y-Tech is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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