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Network Architect

Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $150,000 to $180,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

We are seeking a Network Architect in the Baltimore/DC metro area to perform on-site and project-based consulting with various customers to design, implement, and support Cisco-based networks to include future business development.

In this role, you will:

  • Assess, design, implement, troubleshoot, and document Cisco networks and related systems

  • Develop both high-level and detailed implementation and test plans for Cisco technologies related to enterprise networks

  • Provide knowledge transfer and informal training to clients

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to work in a team environment and have the ability to resolve issues independently and as a senior member of a team. Having a positive attitude, excellent customer service skills, and strong clear communication (verbal and written) capabilities is key.

A typical day in this role would include high-level and detailed design, implementation, operations, troubleshooting and issue resolution.


  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or CCIE level expertise in Enterprise Infrastructure (formerly Route/Switch), Security, Data Center or Service Provider

  • 10+ years of experience in the design of large enterprise networks

  • Good understanding and practical experience with routing protocols (EIGRP, OSFP, and BGP)

  • Good understanding and practical experience with switching technologies (Spanning tree, EtherChannel, Port Security, 802.1X, MAB)

  • Familiarity with Virtual Private Network (VPN) and firewall technologies (Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, Check Point, etc)

  • Must be able to work with end-users, communicate clearly, and meet deadlines.


  • Experience in the integration of data network and storage system in a data center environment

  • Experience with Nexus 7K/5K/2K/100V switches

  • Familiarity with SAN technology including FC, FCoE, and iSCSI

  • Familiarity with VMware virtual and storage environments

  • Familiarity with Software Defined Networks

  • Network programmability for automating network tasks is a plus

  • Familiarity with Network Security Technologies like ISE, Zero Trust, SDA, Segmentation

  • Excellent understanding/Experience in dealing with SNMP Network Management Servers and configuration of SNMP agents.

    If this is you then send me a message or apply and lets chat on the role.

Company Description
HireResources was established in 2002, and in 2015 we began a growth phase by restructuring our core business. Today, HireResources is a fast-growing Staffing & Recruitment platform headquartered in Connecticut.



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