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Network Architect Engineer

Dallas, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
At ZAG Technical Services, we're hard at work building a future where technology is a competitive advantage for our clients.

We're actively seeking a full-time, client-centered Senior Network Engineer to join our experienced and dedicated Architect team.

About the role
We are looking for an experienced Senior Network Engineer or Solutions Architect to join our Solutions Architect team. You will develop and maintain functional and secure networks, working directly with our clients to design and manage solutions. To be successful, the Solutions Architect should have excellent problem-solving skills and a thorough knowledge of network administration and architecture. The Solutions Architect must be passionate about security and network performance to excel in this position. Expert level knowledge of TCP/IP networking, LAN/WAN including dynamic routing protocols is a requirement for this position.

Complete large-scale projects such as network design and installation, integration of new solutions into existing systems, and development of new technical processes
Work with Solution Architects/system Engineers to design and deploy networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN)
Configure and install software, servers, routers, and other network devices
Monitor network performance and integrity
Resolve escalated network performance/security issues
Mentor junior team members
Communicate openly with team members to meet team goals and improve processes and practices
Maintain complete technical documentation
Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity, and scalability
Acts as pre-sales engineer to assist ZAG Account Managers with proposals and during customer meetings
Works closely with ZAG Project Managers to ensure that projects are on budget and on schedule
SA’a are on-call for our clients unless a planned vacation or PTO time has been communicated with their manager
Review and recommend new products and technologies to ZAG that may improve client IT system performance and reliability
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Minimum 7 years industry-related experience as a Solution Architect, Senior Network Engineer or equivalent
Professional certification (e.g. CCNA, CCNP, CCDP)
Solid background in network administration, architecture, deployment, and maintenance
Expert level understanding of TCP/IP (v4 and v6) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF)
Deep understanding of access control models and network security
Knowledge of coding languages for scripting (e.g Python, Perl)
Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (e.g. SolarWinds network tools, WireShark...)
Solid understanding of Cisco IOS
Experience with current Cisco switches, routers and firewalls
Experience with Cisco advanced network products: SD-WAN (vIPtela), ISE, ACI, StealthWatch, etc.
Experience with Cloud services (AWS, Azure)
Experience with DR Planning and testing
Excellent communications skills and the ability to explain, persuade and communicate at all levels of the organization
Sharp troubleshooting skills
Ability to work independently
Organizational and mentoring skills
Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly
Professional and positive attitude
You’ll love this job if:
You are passionate about security and network performance
You can independently manage your workload, while partnering with internal teams
You want to work for a company where integrity, teamwork, and accountability are at our core
You are a habitual learner who thrives on guiding clients and teammates to success

About ZAG:
ZAG Technical Services empowers our clients’ success through intelligent business solutions that increase employee productivity, network security and team collaboration. We aim to ensure that our client’s IT investments drive ROI, provide a competitive advantage and help businesses grow. We do this by living our core set of values: Integrity Foremost, Client-Centered, Accountable Always, Teamwork Throughout, and Exceptional is the Goal.

What ZAG has to offer:
Competitive compensation package
Benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K and life insurance

ZAG Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees.

ZAG Technical Services is an E-Verify participant and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.



Dallas, TX



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