Robert Half Technology Senior Network Security Architect in Irving, Texas


  • Engineer, architect and support global enterprise voice and data networks.

  • Work with IT technology leaders, business partners and service providers to determine, deploy and enforce standards.

  • Propose hardware and software life cycle management supporting roadmaps, asset deployment, inventory control and asset disposal adhering to corporate asset management policy and procedures.

  • Deliver technology leadership for hardware and software related to provisioning, allocation and support of servers, storage and networks in a virtual desktop and application publishing environment.

  • Provide technical design addressing operations, security, stability, and continuous improvements for network services: o Security o Voice o Data o Video o Business to Business (B2B) o Electronic File Transfer o Resilience, Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity o Virtual Desktop Infrastructure o Application Publishing Infrastructure

  • Perform responsibilities and adhere to established protocol relative to: o Capacity planning and management o Vendor and contract management o Forecasting and planning o Invoice review and analysis o Financial analysis and budgeting (zero based budgeting, cost-benefit analysis, capital, expenses, etc.) o Service Level Agreement (SLA) oversight (publish, remediate gaps, etc.)

  • Participate in quality process pertaining to network services such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA).

  • Ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service and tangible outputs. Rely on industry standards, best practices, and qualitative & quantitative data to support and/or refine operations methodologies. TYPICAL PROFILE Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in the technical field or an equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Network Security Administration

  • Current engineering level certifications on enterprise platforms.

  • Experience working with global service providers is preferred.

  • Active ITIL v3 (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) certification preferred.

  • Knowledge of parts logistics methodologies, such as inbound/outbound logistics, just-in-time and just-in-sequence preferred.

  • Enterprise design and support experience with voice and data networks in support of advanced technologies such as wireless, mobility/presence, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Windows Server, VMware vSphere, IBM AIX, Linux, Citrix XenServer/App/Desktop, SAN, and NAS.

  • Advanced knowledge of network management tools. Skills and Competencies:

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships at all levels of the organization, and with external vendors and regulatory agencies.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills with the ability to swiftly shift approach based on audience.

  • Ability to communicate complex issues/solutions in a manner that is easily understood and actionable despite the audience.

  • Ability to perform well within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment that requires the management of multiple projects at once, without compromising quality and service levels.

  • Ability to operate and influence at a strategic level, maintain composure and professional, deliver results, despite organizational noise.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of extremely sensitive data at all times. Must have strong analytical skills, ability to work independently, have exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills and pay specific attention to details.

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI® and the Microsoft® Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don't. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016)

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Req ID: 04380-0008861417

Functional Role: Network Administrator

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Irving

Postal Code: 75038

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Firewall, Information - Network Security, Security