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Network Architect - Des Moines


Des MoinesIowa

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Brandi Newberry

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JN -072019-13491

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a Network Architect for a contract opportunity in Des Moines, IA. 

  • Architect and implement a network design that supports business objectives
  • Review and design the system architecture for compliance with best practices, regulatory requirements, business objectives, and budgets
  • Review and recommend controls to mitigate risk
  • Work with security resources to implement new security technologies and controls
  • Study emerging technologies and work to ensure they are deployed safely and securely
  • Document network diagrams, traffic flows, configuration management, baseline configurations, policy, procedures
  • 5+ years of experience working as a security architect or engineer
  • Experience designing and implementing network infrastructure
  • Deep understanding of the TCP/IP protocol suite and OSI model.
  • Experience performing WAN/LAN architecture, routing and switching and 802.11 wireless implementations
  • Familiarity with identity and access management tools, authentication methods, and identity federation methodologies for network management
  • Ability to manage project deliverables and deadlines
  • Ability to develop policies, standards, and baseline configurations
  • Ability to identify and evaluate risk to IT systems and communicate risks to management
  • Professional certifications (e.g., CCNP, CCIE, or similar) are desired

About AVID Technical Resources:

AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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