Sr. Network Architect Proofpoint
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Proofpoint is seeking an experienced Sr. Network Architect to join the Operations team. This position is full-time and is based at our corporate offices in Draper.
Requirement: Due to the security requirements for this particular opening, the applicant must be a United States Citizen.
This position is for an experienced Sr. Network Architect with Cisco, Juniper, F5, and security expertise who will be responsible for planning, implementation, enhancement, maintenance or operational support of our data networks as well as the security aspects of such networks. The individual will be accountable for architecting and designing solutions that address our ongoing and expanding operational needs.
The Sr. Network Architect must be able to work independently and effectively manage time with a priority shifting workload under minimal supervision. Must be able to learn new technologies quickly. Some road time, excellent interdepartmental communication skills, and regular scheduled off-hours service for upgrades & maintenance will be required. Must be professional, courteous, and tactful when dealing with other departments, and all levels of management. Attention to detail is vitally necessary, including the ability to independently follow-up on details until a problem is resolved or a project is completed. The Sr. Network Architect will partner with key stakeholders, management, project managers, and relevant vendors we work with.
Maintain a solid understanding of the industry?s standards, technology architectures and platforms, integration strategies, methodologies, design and modeling tools, development and deployment utilities, testing tools, trends and best practices
Support the development and fostering of relationships with the industry?s leading vendors and organizations
Support development of new offerings for the organization
Lead the end-to-end design of a proposed solution, including the preparation of presentations, configurations, budgetary proposals, and detailed diagrams
Participate and assist in managing vendor-led training and certification curriculums as directed
Leverage experience to provide mentoring to other members of the technical team as appropriate
Knowledge and Experience Required
Sharp analytical skills to identify complex problems at the network, systems and application layers
Extensive knowledge and experience with the operation, troubleshooting and design of enterprise data networks
Working knowledge of data protocols, architectures, standards, addressing, routing, switching and data security
Must have a highly advanced level of ability and knowledge with regard to Cisco, Juniper, and F5 products.
Experience with content filtering, email filtering, load balancing, traffic analysis, authentication technologies
Mastery of technologies including VLANs, RSTP, 802.1q, PoE, trunks, LAGs, T1/DS1, frame relay, MPLS, TLS, PPP
Mastery of routing & services including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, GRE, PBR, NAT, DHCP, DNS, NTP, HSRP, QoS, multicast
A working knowledge with application protocols, IPv6, Linux, Windows, Mac and mobile devices would be helpful
Solid background with firewall security policies involving complex objects, rules, NATs, inspection policies, etc.
Experience documenting including configurations, Visio maps, operational procedures and manuals
Experience with diagnostic and NMS applications such as sniffers and NetFlow or SNMP-based monitoring tools
Experience with with a variety of monitoring and backup tools such as Nagios, Cacti, Solar Winds, RANCID, Graphite, and more.
Education and experience required:
Proven track record showing ten or more years full-time hands-on networking experience
Five or more years in large-scale networks & data center environments
Network or security certifications like CCNP, or equivalent skills & experience
Other network or security certifications such as CCIE, CCDP, CCVP or CISSP would be a plus
Bachelors degree in computer-related field is a plus.
Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public earlier this year.
Please note that Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
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