Senior AVI Network Architect

Job description

The Senior Avi Network Architect will be responsible for designing and delivering advanced Load Balancer, Intelligent WAF, and Elastic Service Mesh solutions to large Enterprise clients. The Architect will need to be able to clearly articulate the value of the solution design and drive the delivery of the solution. This role requires a strong understanding of Avi Vantage Platform and hands-on experience with the product. The candidate will be part of a larger service delivery team and need to work closely with other subject matter experts to deliver a holistic Infrastructure as Code end to end solution.  

We are looking for individuals with outstanding technical acumen, great social skills and that excel in customer interactions in a collaborative team setting. The role requires one to be self-motivated with a proven track record in a technical position such as a System Architect with the ability to translate this expertise into building credibility and trust with the customer. The Architect needs to possess good presentation skills and be able to communicate effectively both in person and over virtual tools such as WebEx and MS Teams. Must be organized and analytical, able to overcome delivery obstacles through a creative and adaptive approach. 

Job requirements

Project Skills

  • Able to understand and articulate the entire scope of the technical solution to meet the customers business and technical requirements
  • Comfortable taking an engagement from initial onboarding, all the way through final delivery of the production solution
  • Must be able to train and enable clients to architect, implement and operationally support a production Avi solution

Technical Skills

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with the Avi Vantage Platform
  • Technical solution design and delivery experience in large complex enterprise environments
  • Strong knowledge of L4-L7 network protocols, and in-depth understanding of SDN solutions
  • Knowledge of common networking components (Routing, Switching, Firewall, TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Understanding of Public & Private cloud ecosystems (Ex: vMware, AWS, OpenStack etc)
  • Hands on experience with design and delivery of complex virtual network solutions

Consultative Skills

  • Outstanding customer focus by driving for results and problem solving
  • Great communication skills in both face to face and remote formats
  • Ability to work within both internal and external teams as well as multiple teams
  • Manage multiple priorities and personal work time balance while operating remotely
  • Customer focus thru credibility, reliability and interactions that show continuous value
  • Composure during challenging times, constant positive, winning attitude
  • Ability to gain a trusted advisor status with each and every client

Other Preferred Skills

  • Hands-on experience with diverse networking devices like routers, switches, firewalls
    Working experience in Load-balancer/ADC
  • Working knowledge in cloud eco-systems like OpenStack, ESXi, OpenShift, AWS, Docker
  • Experience with REST API or in Python/Java programming
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools like Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Octopus, etc.
  • Experience working with Cisco ACI network environments