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Senior Network Architect Zurich, Switzerland

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Senior Network Architect Description

Job #: 66341
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting and design capabilities; and unique ‘Engineering DNA,’ EPAM’s globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people’s lives. Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM’s global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 40 countries across five continents.

As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked as the top IT services company on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for the last three consecutive years. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age’s top 25 World’s Largest Agency Companies and in 2020, Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest-Growing Firm.

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Are you a Senior Network Architect with significant experience, knowledge and skill creating blueprints for large, complex, integrated networks? If the answer is yes, then EPAM Systems has the right opportunity for you to join our organization and lead this challenging project!

Your daily work will require combining design skills and B2B knowledge with strong technical expertise. You will gather B2B product requirements and objectives, produce blueprints for complex, large-scale, integrated networks and clearly communicate that architecture to stakeholders and effectively advocating for the necessary B2B investments to support the deployment.

Responsibilities

  • Creating Pan European architectures for business services in multiple domains
  • Support B2B product teams in designing products across multiple market segments
  • Work closely with B2B management to determine B2B process and productivity needs and an appropriate technology strategy to support B2B goals
  • Analyse technical needs, requirements, and state of the network’s infrastructure design, integration, and operations
  • Work with technical management to architect networks that effectively reflect B2B needs, service-level and availability requirements, and other technology parameters
  • Develop design principles, models, plans, internal standards, budgets, and processes based on industry best practices
  • Establish governing principles for network design and deployment
  • Participate in selection of networking technologies and products for implementation
  • Lead teams of other network designers and engineers in developing detailed designs and quality-control mechanisms during implementation
  • Bridge the technology gaps between central and in-country roadmaps
  • Build relationships with virtual technical teams to drive central technology roadmaps
  • Support in-country and corporate product management teams in aligning product and technical roadmaps
  • Drive test automation frameworks for connectivity products and emerging technologies, such as SDN and NFV
  • Lead vendor relationships within the connectivity platform domain
  • Drive technical roadmaps with vendor’s based on future product requirements

Requirements

  • Expert Knowledge Microsoft & Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Proven experience, confidential subject handling and messaging at all levels
  • Experience with working in an international and distributed team environment
  • Substantial experience (5+ years) and proven track record in the delivery of complex technology projects, test, certification and system integration activities
  • Experience in leading test automation framework development
  • Experienced in working with operations teams in the telecommunications, cable, and/or media industries
  • Strong technical knowledge of operational and safety requirements within an Internet provider environment
  • Experience and proven track record in virtualisation and orchestration components such as for instance KVM, Openstack, VMware, ONAP, Cloud-solutions, AWS, Azure, Scripting, Ansible, etc
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in designing, developing, configuring, and implementing enterprise networks with diverse solutions from multiple vendors
  • Often, five or more years focused in network design and technical project/product management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of network technologies through achievement of Cisco CCDE, CCIE and other professional certifications. A college degree with a technical major is also a frequent requirement
  • Expert knowledge of Euro DOCSIS (D3.0 & D3.1), Packet Cable , WiFi and IMS / SIP protocols
  • In-depth understanding of B2B strategy and ability to interact effectively with senior B2B managers and C-level executives

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Knowledge-sharing across EPAM's global Tech Communities
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation support as per EPAM relocation policies
  • EPAM Community with regular corporate and social events
  • Career growth, performance and compensation reviews
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)

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