Serco Inc.

Network & Infrastructure Architect

ID
47655
Recruiting Location : Location
US-VA-Herndon
Category
Information Technology
Position Type
Full-Time
Security Clearance
None
Telework
Yes - May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description

We are growing and have an immediate need for a Network & Infrastructure Architect. If you love working on cutting edge technology this is a great opportunity for you to join the Serco team!  

 

The Network & Infrastructure Architect provides technical expertise and leadership in the design of technical solutions for corporate, programs, and proposal efforts.  This role will provide unique expertise in network and infrastructure system design; will design, develop, and construct networks, models and high level systems architecture.

The Network & Infrastructure Architect will consult with clients to refine application needs and serve as a key expert in areas of technical consulting, engineering or technical program management. This role will also rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; perform a variety of tasks; lead and direct the work of small teams of engineers. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 

 

The Network & Infrastructure Architect will report to the Vice President of IT Infrastructure & Operations, and will operate as a individual contributor and team member to solutions architects of varying levels, technical skills, and abilities.  A high-degree of teamwork, collaboration skills, and personal integrity are required.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Lead and contribute in the development of solutions in networking and infrastructure areas with respect to deadlines and resources.
  • Determine technical requirements for business use cases, and current/new processes and systems.
  • Collaborate with other groups within Serco in the development of solutions.
  • Identify and evaluate alternative solutions and trade-offs in cost, performance, and scalability.
  • Provide advice on technical aspects of solution development and integration and ensure that relevant technical strategies, policies, standards, and practices are applied correctly.
  • Serve as an expert in areas of networking and infrastructure.
  • Research new technologies and solutions in dedication to continuous improvement.
  • Prepare presentations, training, white papers, and briefings.
  • Maintain current network and system architectures, configurations, and documentation.
  • Develop and design the next generation architectures for Serco operations.
  • Work with Serco IT Operations team to implement the following: configuration changes, deploy new capabilities and technologies and to deploy new capabilities and support automation and orchestration initiatives.
  • The candidate will work in a dynamic network environment and must be able to lead task organized teams to accomplish tasks.
  • Support cost/benefit analysis activities

Qualifications

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT, computer science, or software development discipline
  • 10+ years of IT industry or relevant technology disciplines.
  • Strong technical knowledge of the following:
    • Enterprise networking, including LAN/WAN/WLAN, SDWAN, MPLS, routing & switching, traffic management, firewalls, VPNs, datacenters, and networking protocols
    • Virtualization
    • Azure
    • IT Infrastructure Solutions
  • Moderate technology knowledge of Cloud services: Saas, Paas, Iaas, Daas - in particular, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services
  • Strong knowledge of standard IT security practices.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and recommend new technologies and software applications.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and recommend improvements to existing applications and business processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective collaboration skills, focusing on strong working relationships with all functional areas.
  • Strong ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to quickly shifting priorities.
  • Proven track record of architecting and implementing innovative solutions and delivering business values.
  • Supervision of IT or customer delivery projects.
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • US Citizenship required.

 

Additional desired skills and experience:

  • CISCO and F5 Certifications desired: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), F5 Certified BIG-IP Administration, Azure certifications

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

 

To review Serco benefits please visit: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco.

 

If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: careers@serco-na.com or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

 

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email Agencies@serco-na.com.

 

COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable requirements regarding COVID-19 regulations, including COVID-19 vaccinations and testing requirements.

 

Positions supporting US Federal contracts located within the continental United States (including corporate support positions): Pursuant to Executive Order 14042 (Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors), Serco requires covered employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a Serco facility, to be fully vaccinated (two weeks from last/only inoculation) by January 4, 2022 and provide valid documentation of their vaccination status (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

 

Canada, state/provincial or OCONUS based contracts and positions: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

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