Intel Security has amazing opportunities ahead! In the next several months, we anticipate transitioning to a stand-alone company. This will help to position us as one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity companies in the world. During this transition, we will continue to have a bold vision to achieve, which we can’t achieve without talented people.
The Network Architect’s role is to analyze, design and plan McAfee’s Network architecture according to best practices, while ensuring high levels of data quality and availability, including analysis and integration of new customers and projects into the Network Architecture. This individual is responsible for the design, specifications, sizing, development, and oversight of policies, standards and procedures to ensure a consistent Network Architecture and management throughout the organization. This position will be part of the Global McAfee Technology Architecture team.
College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science or engineering and/or equivalent work experience.
Five plus years of previous architecture experience, and a minimum of 15 years networking experience, across multiple vendor and technologies (Cisco, Juniper, F5, Checkpoint, McAfee)
In-depth understanding of Network architecture design techniques, theories, principles, and practices.
Solid experience architecting Network systems within a broad spectrum of technologies.
Excellent knowledge of Cisco, F5 and Juniper network systems. (routers, switches, Load balancers)
Excellent knowledge of LAN/WAN concepts and systems.
Excellent knowledge routing protocols BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, GLBP, Traffic engineering, L2/L3 VPN, multicast & class of service.
Excellent knowledge of WAN acceleration concepts and devices.
Knowledge and experience with ITIL processes.
Knowledge and experience with Architecture development methodology and processes. (TOGAF, Zachman etc.)
Business Requirements Collection and Analysis.
Establish and maintain key relationships with strategic suppliers
Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
Proven analytical, strategic vision drawing on strong problem-solving abilities.
Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language appropriate to both executive and managerial audiences.
Ability to conduct research into server, storage, virtualization issues, standards, and products.
Ability to effectively manage relationships with other architecture teams, application teams, stakeholders, business and customer representatives.
Highly self motivated and directed.
Organizational skills with attention to task details, documentation and target dates.
Team orientated, willing to share knowledge and collaborate with peers.
MS Office – Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio.
Travel may be required.
Flexible work schedule required.
Inside this Business Group
The Intel Security Group combines employees from McAfee and Intel – people with security expertise in hardware, software, and solutions into one business unit focused on building hardware, software, services and end-to-end security solutions. Intel Security Group sets the stage for new levels of collaboration and innovation and will drive leadership in the industry by providing ubiquitous security and identity protection for people and businesses worldwide.