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Senior IP Network Architect - Melbourne, FL Relocation and Sign-


Harris Corporation


Melbourne, FL 32901


Job Title: Senior IP Network Architect

Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Number: ES20181601-22835

Job Description:

Harris is seeking a motivated individual looking for an exciting opportunity to join the team as a Senior IP Network Architect to lead network migrations for the FAA. The selected candidate will be working on multiple FAA NextGen programs and initiatives for Harris as the primary contractor. As a Senior IP Network Architect, design, management, and implementation of IP network architecture solutions will be required. The position will develop and champion new ideas and technologies that contribute directly to the safety and reliability of FAA networks. The selected candidate will collaborate with internal and external teams including management and program leadership. The position will require the ability to lead and mentor team members in the lifecycle support of network systems and associated management systems. Harris offers a comprehensive benefit package, relocation assistance and industry competitive salaries.
  • Evaluate technologies and designs in relation to the critical infrastructure and service needs for the FAA.
  • Develop solutions that support the FAA’s NextGen visions and objectives.
  • Participate in inter program initiatives and discussions to resolve technical and procedural challenges.
  • Establish relationships with vendors to develop cost-effective solutions for the FAA.
  • Create and maintain documentation and training for engineering and NOC teams.
  • Maintain operational excellence of network system and components guaranteeing safety and reliability standards for FAA IP networks.
  • Define and implement best practices for network and capacity management.
  • Identify areas of opportunity for automation and network optimization.
  • Routinely perform proof of concepts and service trials while documenting system integration.
  • Travel as required to meet for requirement meetings and system integration planning.

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or equivalent of a 4-year accredited degree in a technical discipline.
  • 15+ years of experience with managing, designing solutions within an IP network with a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree or 20+ years relevant experience with IP networks
  • CCIE certification and/or equivalent level experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to architect, implement and support IP network infrastructure.
  • Experience with IP technologies such as NetFlow, TCP and UDP signaling, IS-IS, OSPFv2, OSPFv3, iBGP, eBGP, MPLS Layer 3 VPNs, Pseudowire, and Ethernet switching.
  • Experince with implementation and troubleshooting experience of IP networks and the ability to think critically in high pressure, confidential environments.
  • Experience with leading network vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Arista, F5.
  • Experience implementing and managing carrier grade network and network technologies such as Carrier Ethernet, MPLS and SDN technologies.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Preferred Additional Qualifications:
  • MSEE, MSCE or MSCS with communications focus and a minimum of 15+ year’s relevant networking experience.
  • Exceptional verbal, written (including the development of procedural documentation), interpersonal, and presentation skills desired.
  • Experience working in a IP carrier environment performing large-scale mission critical network implementations is a plus.
  • Experience with network and performance management tools, security tools and appliances, layer two and layer 3 technologies, wireless communications, cloud computing and IP services and technologies is preferred.
  • Self-driven and resourceful in achieving goals independently as well as in cooperation with others.
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules, and priorities.
  • The ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations, and gather team consensus to move forward.

Security Clearance:

Please be aware that this position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. 

  By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

  Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law

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