Helios HR

Senior Network Architect (Bethesda, MD or Cambridge, MA)

Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
# of Openings
Information Technology


Ranked by Washington Technology as a top 100 leader in IT services, Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development.  If you want to apply your technical expertise to programs that help control infectious diseases, address housing and homelessness issues, and inform policies that create economic opportunities in the U.S. and abroad, we invite you to join our team. Our IT team of over 60 professionals collaborates across 45 offices.  As a member of our team, you will be on the front line supporting users around the world.  Clients have come to rely on Abt to provide innovative solutions with energy, creativity and top notch customer service.  Our company culture of continuous learning supports opportunities for long-term career growth and a balanced work/life experience.


Our client Abt Associates is seeking a qualified Senior Network Engineer to support the IT Department in Bethesda, MD or Cambridge, MA.


Abt Associates is currently embarking on an Infrastructure transformation program and is looking for a Senior Network Engineer with Cloud and Security experience. This role entails overseeing Network Infrastructure to ensure timely, efficient and high quality designs and standards aligned to the strategic direction.



Key Roles and Responsibilities


  • Responsible for delivery of the networking aspects of cloud and infrastructure solutions across geographical regions, multiple cloud providers, and various Networking platforms. 
  • Hands-on administrator of the network to ensure the network’s security and optimal performance by using monitoring tools and systems to analyze and maintan.



Preferred Skills / Prerequisites


  • Proven experience managing and developing projects with the ability to provide inspirational leadership and development
  • Experience of leading network architecture design
  • Relevant hands-on design and implementation experience in network designs, cloud solutions, with knowledge the following technical disciplines or areas:
    • Network design
    • Network Security
    • AWS/Azure and other cloud offerings
    • Software defined networking (SDN)
    • Infrastructure
  • Experienced in the application of one or more architecture frameworks and any associated architecture development method
  • Strong understanding of network and data center architecture and methodologies.
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
  • Mentor team members on network design, cloud deployment and best practices
  • Set and manage standards for successful development processes for automation and tools
  • Cisco Certified Internet Expert (CCIE) or equivalent
  • Checkpoint Certification
  • BS/BA Degree a plus
  • Proven track record in architecting enterprise networks, implementation and engineering
  • Proven experience administrating and managing complex networks
  • Proven facility with Azure, AWS implementation and operations
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of Public Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Must have strong communication skills, presentation skills, ownership acumen, and be able to deconstruct complex problems and projects into execution detail.
  • A Passion for learning and teaching others
  • 10+ years enterprise network experience


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