Cloud Network Architect - AHEAD Phoenix, Arizona Bookmark Share Print 54 0 0

Listing Description

AHEAD builds platforms for digital business. By weaving together advances in cloud infrastructure, automation and analytics, and software delivery, we help enterprises deliver on the promise of digital transformation.

At AHEAD, we prioritize creating a culture of belonging, where all perspectives and voices are represented, valued, respected, and heard. We create spaces to empower everyone to speak up, make change, and drive the culture at AHEAD. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and do not discriminate based on an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. 

We embrace all candidates that will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives at AHEAD. 

We are currently looking to add a Cloud Networking expert, specifically focused on designing, automating, deploying, and integrating native and third-party networking and network security resources for our Clients in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Additionally, the Senior Technical Consultant: Cloud Networking will focus on ensuring the on-premises networks are optimized for adoption of cloud services in terms of resiliency and manageability. The ideal candidate for this position will possess knowledge and experience in architecting, engineering, automating, and deploying networking solutions across these platforms, with a strong background in traditional networking technologies. The candidate should also possess strong consulting/interpersonal skills, an ability to lead discussions with clients and guide them to solutions, as well as a deep understanding the technical implications of business requirements.

Responsibilities
  • Lead design, deployment and automation efforts related to public cloud platforms
  • Serve as a technical point of escalation and drive incidents/problems until resolution utilizing advice and assistance from manufacturers and other team members as required
  • Keep client stakeholders and project managers apprised of project status throughout the project life cycle with detailed and thorough communication
  • Serve as the subject matter expert in cross-functional client workshops and engagements
  • Develop a wide range of client assessment and design deliverables including written documents and precise low-level diagrams
  • Constantly evolve technical skill sets with certifications, training, and conferences during free time based on business requirements
  • Support and mentor less experienced team members through training sessions and on-the-job mentoring
  • Represent AHEAD in a professional manner to clients, partners, and peers
  • Track, maintain, and report travel and expense activities in accordance with AHEAD policies
  • Track, maintain, and report weekly time in accordance with AHEAD policies

  • Qualifications
  • Experience using Terraform to provision and manage resources deployed to public cloud platforms
  • Advanced knowledge in general network security, data center networking and software defined networking
  • Degree in the Information Technology field, or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of consulting experience, or equivalent experience
  • Experience working as a technical lead in small to medium sized technical networking projects
  • Customer focused, and results driven
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Professional communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Must be independent, self-motivated, a self-starter and possess a good working attitude
  • Ability to work well within a team and partner environment, including mentoring and training other team members
  • Relevant expert level industry certification (CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure, AWS Network Specialty, etc.)
  • Why AHEAD:

    Through our daily work and internal groups like Moving Women AHEAD and RISE AHEAD, we value and benefit from diversity of people, ideas, experience, and everything in between.

    We fuel growth by stacking our office with top-notch technologies in a multi-million-dollar lab, by encouraging cross department training and development, sponsoring certifications and credentials for continued learning.

    We understand that you have a life outside of work. That’s why we offer flexible paid time off, paid company holidays, and the ability for you to manage your work schedule as needed.


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