Network Architect

The Challenge:

A well-designed network is critical to move data and enable our clients to achieve their mission, but how can an organization make sure their network will fit their current and evolving needs? Crafting the right network, with the right equipment and software, requires a combination of technical skill and careful planning. That’s why we need you, a network architect who knows how to craft the exact network our clients need.

As a network architect on our team, you’ll work with our clients to design, implement, and evolve their networks. You’ll collaborate with your peers to learn the strategic goals and operational needs that shape the network requirements. You’ll then share your expertise during the planning of acquisition, installation, configuration, and maintenance of the network components. From resolving interoperability issues across platforms to supporting the acquisition of hardware, you’ll put your hardware and software talents to good use. This is your chance to share your experience while broadening your unified communications network engineering work.
 

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 15+ years of experience with the design, implementation, sustainment, and operations of IP-based voice and video infrastructure and technologies

  • 3+ years of experience with supporting U.S. government classified networks

  • Knowledge of switched networks, network management, and network control systems 

  • Ability to develop requirements and technical solutions

  • Ability to research and resolve issues in communications systems implementations

  • Ability to develop presentations and reports

  • Ability to work successfully as part of a matrix team

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

  • Ability to obtain IAT II Certification within 30 days of hire

Nice If You Have:

  • 15+ years of experience with Unified Communications

  • 15+ years of experience with unified communications technology, such as components, systems and vendors, designs and architecture, resolving issues in system configurations, developing implementation, test plans and procedures, performing installations and commissioning or operations of unified communications systems

  • Experience with developing or performing analysis of hardware and software platforms for performance, reliability, security issues, proposal development or managing project resources

  • Experience with Cisco Unified Communications tools and technologies

  • Experience with the design and implementation of government and commercial encryption

  • Experience with TDM voice systems, Defense Red Switch, and military voice and video system implementations

  • Knowledge of additional communications systems technologies, including optical, Cellular, Wi-Fi, voice, video, automation, or orchestration tools

  • MA or MS degree in a STEM field preferred

  • Ability to obtain a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Collaboration Certification within 60 days of hire

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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