Job Listing Information

Network Architect
  • 06-Jan-2022 to 20-Jan-2022 (UTC)
  • North Chesterfield, VA, USA
  • Full Time
  • Long Term Contract Length
  • 40 Weekly Hours

Candidates will work ONSITE 3 days/week(after coming to office to pick up laptop). Once restrictions are lifted, candidates will be required to work onsite daily M-F 8-5pm, NO exceptions
This is a 2 month contract, with the possibility of a one month extension only

Complete Description:
- VDEM requires a network architect to work with infrastructure vendors to review infrastructure logs, configuration files for authorized equipment and current circuits to determine current redundancy and resiliency for critical systems.
- VDEM requires a network architect to work with VITA infrastructure vendors for networking and security to review current infrastructure logs and determine the as-is state for the primary location.  
- VDEM is moving into the COV network and requires resiliency and redundancy at the emergency operations center to ensure availability of mission essential functions for day-to-day operations and emergency activations.
- As the agency continues to grow its reliance on networking for information systems and telecommunications, a plan for the next generation of bandwidth and capacity planning will be required as part of this engagement.

Required / Desired Skills
Demonstrated experience analyzing network data to determine current baseline and identify issues with network performance. - Required 8 Years
Demonstrated experience in capacity planning for a high availability network environment to ensure security, resiliency and redundancy. - Required 8 Years
Ability to work collaboratively with multiple vendors to create network architecture diagrams for as-is and future state. - Required 8 Years
Experience in network administration (DHCP, DNS, routers, firewalls) as part of a larger, distributed WAN environment. - Required 8 Years
Experience in design and implementation of network(s) in a high availability environment (24x7x365). - Required 5 Years
Experience with AV/VTC networks. - Highly desired 4 Years
Experience with VoIP systems. - Highly desired 4 Years