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Burns & McDonnell Network Solutions Architect - Cyber Security (Multiple Locations) in Houston, Texas


​The Network architect will be responsible for managing Burns & McDonnell GRCC Managed​ ​Services clients organization’s network systems. The architect will ensure all systems​ ​communicate safely and seamlessly, manage wireless access points, data storage and retrieval,​ ​and business continuity. The architect will ensure successful management of clients Operational​ ​Technology (OT) networks making sure they can communicate both internally and externally by​ ​installing and maintaining LAN and WAN networks, routers, modems, SCADA, and controls​ ​systems. They also work closely with other engineers, architects, and technical experts and may​ ​liaise with upper management contacts to prevent and resolve technical issues.

Primary duties and responsibilities

  • Manage technical network solutions and frameworks

  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems

  • Upgrade network hardware and software components as required

  • Design, test, and inspect network systems

  • Perform network planning, modeling, and analysis

  • Design, implement and manage security countermeasures when network vulnerabilities arise

  • Analyze, engineer, and execute software functions

  • Develop and deliver professional proposals and design documentation

  • Manage technology vendors

  • Lead pre-sales design and architecture of network infrastructure solutions.

  • Participate in the development of client-facing Statements of Work, Bill of Materials an​d ​estimates for Professional Services.

  • Designing, configuring, and supporting network infrastructure and associated system​ ​component and devices (routers, switches, firewalls, and servers)

  • Install and configure routing, switching, wireless and related applications.

  • Installing, configuring, and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers,​ ​switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP

  • Configuring firewalls, routing, and switching to maximize network efficiency and security

  • Implementation, troubleshooting, and support of network infrastructure solutions

  • Implementing test plans, migration plans, and delivery plans

  • Prepare project documentation including network diagrams, configurations, and support​ ​procedures

  • Provide systems administration and troubleshooting for client installations

  • Understand Networking, Security and Information Solutions and the product lines associated​ ​with those solutions

  • ​​Advanced knowledge of network topologies including WAN


  • Extensive knowledge of computer operations and systems

  • Expertise in written and verbal communication skills

  • Certifications including CISSP, CCNA, CCDE, CCAr, CCIE

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities

  • Keen attention to detail

  • 3-5 years installing Routing/Switching Solutions

  • Engineering experience with mid-sized to enterprise-sized customers is a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline; equivalent experience acceptable

  • Hands-on experience with the installation and troubleshooting of Cisco Networks, including Routing, Switching, and Wireless.

  • Aptitude to adopt new technologies

  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a rapid-paced environment

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Proven incident and problem solving (troubleshooting) skills with an emphasis on timely resolution

  • Experience with LAN, WAN, and wireless technologies including routing, switching, routing protocols, network hardware, network management, and network security

  • Advanced problem-solving skills including working collaboratively with peer technical teams to analyze & resolve cross-platform problems or to develop problem-solving techniques, tools & instruction for new or complex technologies

  • Business Knowledge - Strong understanding of how supported technologies are used in the business operations, consistently uses this knowledge effectively in daily support and handling unusual/critical issues

  • Less than 50% travel required for this position

  • Preferred qualifications

  • Strong communication skills both oral and written

  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong computer skills in Window products and must be able to learn new computer programs as required to perform job functions


Job Programming

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-MO-Saint Louis, US-AZ-Phoenix, US-TX-Fort Worth, US-DC-Washington, US-TX-Houston, US-FL-Orlando, US-OH-Akron, US-MI-Detroit, US-GA-Atlanta, US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 222242 Job Hire Type Experienced