Sr. Network Architect

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Location: San Jose, CA

ZAG Technical Services, Inc. (ZAG) is an award winning IT consulting firm specializing in network infrastructure, security, disaster recovery, virtualization, cloud computing services, and remote access. We serve SMB and enterprise businesses throughout the Northwest, consistently delivering solutions designed with the business needs in mind, deploying according to best practices and managed in a way to ensure our clients stay productive.

We are looking for a Sr. Network Architect to provide direct support to our customer base of SMB and Enterprise clients and oversee other members of the technical support staff.  You will work directly with key decision makers internally and externally.  You will be responsible for the completion of large-scale projects including: network design and installation, integration of new solutions into existing systems, and development of new technical processes.  Your will often be the final point of escalation for the client.

What You Bring:

  • B.S. in Computer Science/related major or equivalent technical experience
  • 7-10 years of high level experience in network technologies
  • CCIE or equivalent technical experience
  • 5+ years’ expert-level Cisco experience in the work areas noted above
  • 5+ years’ hands-on experience in full-cycle design, engineering, configuration and administration of Cisco routers & switches, firewalls (ASAs), IPT, multi-segment networks and MPLS WANs
  • Strong technical knowledge of telecommunications, network and PC operating systems
  • Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols and standards
  • Aptitude for problem-solving
  • Exceptional organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent technical writing, documentation and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Windows servers
  • Network Security experience is a big plus
  • Able to lift heavy equipment (up to 50 pounds)
  • Able to work on special projects after hours and weekends


You Will be Responsible For:

  • Scoping, architecting and implementing new LAN/WAN environments
  • Diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing Cisco, LAN/WAN hardware
  • Capturing and analyzing packet traces
  • Developing and generating conceptual, logical and physical networkarchitecture/designs including drawings and device configurations
  • Installing and configuring Cisco and HP switching:  Workgroup, Campus and Data Center products
  • Installing and configuring Cisco ASA firewalls
  • Installing and configuring Cisco ISR routers
  • Working closely with Telco providers and Clients on WAN upgrades/implementations
  • Working closely with colleagues to meet team goals and improve process and practices

What We Can Offer You:

  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, 401k
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities to train and stay current with new technologies
  • Career growth opportunities (both within the department and outside); ZAG is known for investing in our employees and giving them opportunities to grow their skills


Thank you for your interest in ZAG Technical Services, Inc. To apply, please upload a resume by clicking the button to the right labeled Upload Resume, then fill out the form below with your cover letter and hit Submit.

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