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ICT Architect Job stage 6

Plano, Texas
Information Technology

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Nov 7, 2018


We are now looking for an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Architect. You will have the ability to build principles, models and guidelines from strategies. You will convert requirements to develop cost efficient solutions that are consistent between business, information and technology.  You will, also interact with internal stakeholders and external customers to define and provide solutions improving their competitive position.  Finally, to act as an internal consultant for the many IT areas.

•Broad knowledge of American and European Network architectures to include IP and International Global Networks.
•Formulates, develops, and implements integrated network architectures.
•Plans future enhancements and directions for Ericsson's Regional and Global secure networks. Develops standards supporting Ericsson network/security systems to include standards for Global Networks, equipment, system security, and routing protocols.
•Provide level 3 expert support for escalations and outages.
•Provides Customer Relations Management Teams a source for technical staff during the implementation, installation, configuration, and technical support of networking architecture and solutions.
•Installs, configures, and maintains network operating systems and application software as required. Provides on-call support for Americas Network and Computer systems as required.
•Maintains a broad knowledge of current and emerging state-of-the-art network and computer systems technologies, architectures, and products.
•TPC implementation and design per Ericsson corporate standards.
•Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
•Support local IT projects with technical design, implementation and support.
•Support of local EITTE US constrained projects that must be supported within the United States borders for compliance.  This includes routers, firewalls along with design implementation and support.
•Lan and wireless support for special projects as needed.


Education and Experience Requirements:

•Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent experience
•5+ years of experience as a Network Security Engineer placing emphasis on operations support, design, and implementation.
•Working Knowledge and Experience with IPv4, IPv6, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP, QoS, STP/RSTP, 802.1Q, Juniper –
•Heavy experience with Juniper (Junos, ScreenOS, SSG and SRX product family)
•Experience with configuration of Palo Alto firewalls and Panorama management
•Strong VPN implementation and troubleshooting skills.
•Strong practical knowledge in troubleshooting Routing and Switching problems, Protocols
•Experience with Vmware configuration, installation, virtual switching and Vcenter
•Maintain and Support current and future Network Operations - Network Documents/Diagrams, Traffic Analysis, QoS/VoIP/Video Traffic
•Team player who is flexible and able to work with both internal and external customers.
•Motivated self-starter who has the ability to lead by example and approach technical problems with creative solutions to aid the account team and business development
•Strong knowledge of internetworking designs and their applications, to include IP subnetting and complex routing techniques on LAN/WAN networks and Security
•Advanced knowledge of different types of operating systems. Linuxand Windows are a must.
•Effective presentation, analytical, communications and customer relationship skills
•Proficiency with Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
•Ability to work autonomously on multiple projects and associated deliverables. Time management skills are a critical requirement
•On-Call, 24 X 7, responsibilities required
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively within different groups in a diverse community
•Ability to perform installation and cabling of various Network environments.
•Ability to lift a minimum of 40lbs
•Experience with Cisco Meraki/wireless design a plus

•Experience with Client Security a plus

•Spanish language skills a plus


Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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Primary country and city: United States (US) ||  || Plano || IT

Req ID: 256321