Enterprise Network Architect - AWS Cloud SME at xScion SolutionsPosted on: 06/15/2022
Location: United States (REMOTE)
As an employee, you Turn Change Into Value® – for our clients, for our company, for your professional growth, for the consumers. We hire the best and brightest, who are driven to create lasting value. At xScion, you aren’t just another team member, you’re **impactful**. You’re **empowered**. You’re **driven.** You’re an **xScioneer.** **As an Enterprise Network Architect | AWS Cloud SME, You Will:** * Develop, implement and manage network engineering processes including configuration management and design standards to ensure compliance, relevancy and sustainability * Establish Cloud-based architectures based upon business requirements for Cloud migrations while maintaining architectural best practices * Recommend AWS services and tools for existing legacy application migration * Analyze and adapt existing network infrastructure and network implementations to function in a Cloud-based environment using cost-effective best practices * Provide expert-level guidance to supervisory staff on networking considerations for Cloud migrations and new infrastructure, while advising them on industry Best Practices for Cloud implementations * Work within established Configuration and Change Management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure * Perform troubleshooting and resolve LAN, WAN, wireless, SAN problems using various types of tools and troubleshooting methodologies * Ensure all necessary documentation is provided that covers the overall networking and Cloud infrastructure design and framework * Communicate regularly with several teams to ensure correct implementation of AWS architectures that have been designed. **To Be Successful, You Need:** * Minimum of eight (8) years of professional network management expertise, including four (4) years of managing enterprise network infrastructures for both physical and Cloud environments * At least three (3) years of experience architecting infrastructures in Amazon Web Services * Expert-level experience in networking principles and protocols such as IP subnetting, routing, security and encryption, DNS, etc. * Extensive experience designing, deploying, managing and monitoring Firewalls in an enterprise environment including Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX, VMware NSX Edge Gateway and distributed firewall, or Palo Alto * To be highly skilled in Cloud Networking and Hybrid Networking technologies such as AWS Direct Connect * To be well-versed in Cloud Automation technologies such as Terraform, Ansible and Cloud Formation * Experience architecting network infrastructure that adheres to compliance frameworks such as NIST, CCPA, GDPR, or PCI DSS * Familiarity with SD-WAN, LAN, Cisco Meraki, Palo Alto Firewall * A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, an associated field or equivalent work experience * **Important Note:** Due to mandatory contract requirements for this position, upon offer acceptance all applicants must provide proof of US Citizenship or Permanent Residency as part of the onboarding process. **Nice to have:** * Networking Certifications such as Certified Cisco Network Associate or Professional * HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate certification * AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or Professional certifications * Experience with AWS GovCloud * Experience with FedRAMP policies, protocols and procedures. **Why xScion****?** * **We have an amazing culture**– We were named a *Best Places to Work in Virginia* for 6 times (2022, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016). * **We are poised for rapid growth**– We are on the cutting edge of digital transformation in Financial Services, Healthcare, Nonprofit and Public Sector and continuously welcome new clients to the xScion family. * **We believe in your continuous development**– We invest in our teams’ development, including our Innovation Lab and paying for certifications and trainings to improve their skills because we are committed to collectively being the best at what we do. * **We want you to make an impact in whatever you do**– Our people have the opportunity to be the big fish in a smaller pond. * **You’ll work with the best**– We hire great people. Period. * **And because we truly care about you and our clients**- We are run by real people for real people, creating flexibility, balance, respect and fun in the workplace. * **Great Benefits**: medical, dental, 401(k) match, flexible spending and more, but we also have unique perks such as 26 days off a year (including your birthday!), company events, games, and many other things that inspire balance and flexibility. **We’re Transforming Businesses:** At xScion, we Turn Change Into Value®. We help clients start or accelerate their digital transformation initiatives by shifting their mindset and goals into smaller, actionable steps that create lasting value. We specialize in Agile, Product Management, Business Process Management, Cloud and Risk Management solutions for clients in Financial Services, Public Sector, Nonprofits and Healthcare. As a Woman-owned company, we are proud to be the most trusted solutions partner that business and technology leaders count on to deliver lasting, impactful value. **Want to Learn More about xScion?** Check us at out on [www.xscion.com](http://www.xscion.com/) or socially at [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/company/xscion-solutions), [Twitter](https://twitter.com/xscion?lang=en) and [Glassdoor](https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-xScion-Solutions-EI_IE1044767.11,27.htm). At xScion, we celebrate diversity in all forms. xScion is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.