Enterprise Network Architecht

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc Eagle, ID
Job Description Summary

Lamb Weston is a $3B, global, Fortune 1000 company. We are looking for a passionate individual who will be responsible for network planning, design, and optimization. This position will help develop strategies and direction for network systems solutions using current and emerging technologies. In this role, you will translate business requirements into network or process designs. The Enterprise Network Architect will plan and recommend network hardware, systems management software and architecture.

Job Description

* Responsible for the definition and communication of the target enterprise architecture blueprint (including principles, standards, reference architecture models, patterns, guidelines, etc.)

* Facilitate architecture decisions on topics and gaps, etc.

* Sponsor the development of common reusable enterprise IT assets for use across different business solutions

* Responsible for in-depth knowledge within Network domain (i.e. LAN/WAN/Extranet/ Intranet/Wireless/ Voice, PBX, VOIP, Firewalls, SDN, Cloud Connectivity Solutions, etc.

* Establish/lead Technology Review Boards to establish organizational standards and policies for the enterprise

* Present standards and policies to the Architecture Review Board for approval

* Manage technology lifecycles for all domain relevant technologies in use by the enterprise. Determine when current technologies and standards go end of life and whether new technologies will be introduced.

* Participate in the portfolio management process by providing insight into the technology life cycle of individual components

* Establish/lead the architecture strategy and roadmap for a given technology domain

* Perform Network modeling analysis and planning.

* Mentor Solution Architects and provide technology guidance and ensure standards adherence with new projects

* Develop automation in network provisioning, IPAM, DNS

* Support projects with solution designs, cost estimates and technology/solution recommendations

* Develop and maintain currency of 3-5-year technology plan for given domain

Job Qualifications

* Requires BS Computer Science or related field, Master's degree preferred

* Must have specialized skill set, background and training in programming, configuration management, data modeling,

* Good understanding of EA methodologies (TOGAF, ITIL Zackman)

* Requires a minimum of 6 years' experience in IT Architecture

* Experience with following Network Technologies: Cisco ASA, PAN, MPLS, IPAM, DHCP, DNS

* Experience with Azure/AWS networking solutions

* Technology Skills and Certifications: CCNP Routing & Switching, Wireless, ACMP, LANs, WANs, NetFlow, VOIP, Skype for Business, F5, Netscaler, Firewalls, VPN, TCP/IP, WAN Acceleration, Packet Shaping, Infoblox

* Strongly preferred skill set in Manufacturing or Food and Beverage Industry

* Ability for 25% travel