Network Lead/Architect

Technology and Innovation | Cloud Technology

Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Position Summary

Are you an experienced, passionate pioneer in technology who wants to work in a collaborative environment? As an experienced Network Lead/Architect you will have the ability to share new ideas and collaborate on projects as a consultant without the extensive demands of travel. If so, consider an opportunity with Deloitte under our Project Delivery Talent Model. Project Delivery Model (PDM) is a talent model that is tailored specifically for long-term, onsite client service delivery.

Work you’ll do/Responsibilities  

  • Assist in network design and implementation
  • Provide network support with a variety of network operating systems
  • Install and configure computer network equipment
  • Must have experience in Cisco Routers (ASR and ISR models) and Switches (Catalyst and Nexus)
  • Must have experience in Cisco and Aruba Wireless deployments 
  • Troubleshoot Aruba and Cisco wireless issues like WLC Code upgrades, AP join issues, Client association issues, Authentication issues, Guest wireless issues
  • Knowledge and working experience in Cisco ISE 802.1x technology
  • Experience working on Cisco DNAC and SD-Access technology
  • Experience working on Cisco Meraki SD-WAN networking
  • Site to Site VPN connectivity maintenance and troubleshooting VPN (S2S/Remote Access/SSL/DMVPN/GRE) related issues
  • Manage corporate wide network with a mix of MPLS, VPLS, P2P and circuit managements
  • Knowledge on Riverbed WAN Optimizers.
  • Good to have experience in Broadcom/CA Network monitoring tools 
  • Must have experience in performing IOS upgrades, L3/L2 VLAN configuration, complete configurations of switch and router from scratch, working with on-site engineer to take console of any network device.
  • Working knowledge about Routing protocols like OSPF, EIGRP, BGP and most of the LAN protocols
  • Develop and monitor policies for the use of network resources
  • Added experience with tools like Wireshark, Debugging, EEM, Python, Automation
  • Create technical support documentation for systems and applications
  • Communicate regularly with Engagement Managers (Directors), project team members, and representatives from various functional and / or technical teams, including escalating any matters that require additional attention and consideration from engagement management 

The Team 

Our Core Technology Operations (CTO) team offers differentiated operate services for our clients with solutions to help organizations scale and optimize critical business operations, drive speed to outcome, deliver business transformation, and build resilience in an uncertain future. 

Our operate services within CTO include:

  • Foundry Services: Operate services providing flexible, recurring resource capacity for client initiatives, projects, tasks, and enhancement
  • Managed Services: Operate services that provide ongoing maintenance, monitoring, and optimization for IT/Engineering applications & products 



  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related IT discipline; or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years’ experience in network administration role
  • Enterprise network environment exposure and understanding of Datacenter networking along with modern Software Defined Networks
  • Proven network engineering, operations, and performance analysis skills
  • Hands-on advance technical troubleshooting capabilities
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and guide a team to achieve goals
  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills to assist non-technical individuals with complex technical issues
  • Managing incidents, tickets, change, configuration management, problem management
  • with root cause analysis of the tickets with Level 2 & Level 3 support
  • Performing troubleshooting to system failures and identify bottlenecks to ensure long term
  • efficiency of network
  • Testing and configuring software and maintain and repair hardware and peripheral
  • devices
  • Configure and support the network components such as Routers, Switches and Access
  • Points, Wireless controllers
  • Responsible for Network Documentation using Visio Tools, MS-Power Point
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of different kind of Access-lists
  • Cisco IOS security features and basic knowledge of security vulnerabilities, threats and attacks about Implementation, Monitoring and Troubleshooting of Cisco ACS for Authentication, Authorization, and accounting of network equipment.
  • Networking on the AWS, GCP and Azure
  • 5-8 years’ experience in network administration role
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in IT infrastructure Domain
  • In-depth experience in configuring and managing Datacenter Cisco Nexus Switches
  • (5K,7K, 9k )
  • Advanced knowledge with core network infrastructure technologies and protocols
  • (campus routing & switching, WLAN, 802.1x, STP, EIGRP, BGP)
  • Experience in the development and implementation of network designs according to
  • standards and best practices
  • Ability to quickly diagnose and troubleshoot wide range of campus network issues, from
  • end-host connectivity to traffic flows across network core
  • Experience operating and maintaining chassis switches, with knowledge of various
  • redundancy technologies (VSS, HSRP, SSO, vPC)
  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of common NMS, configuration management and network monitoring tools
  • Comfortable with the use of various Network Operating Systems (Cisco IOS XE, NX-OS,
  • Aruba/HP)
  • Familiar with emerging network technologies; specifically, Cisco DNAC and SD-WAN,
  • AWS networking (DirectConnect/VPCs/Transit Gateways/VPGs/VPNs)
  • Wireless Networks: Cisco & Aruba APs and Network Controllers, including their
  • authentication integration with Cisco ISE
  • Familiarity with RADIUS, TACACS and AAA methodologies and protocols.
  • Being able to troubleshoot and resolve network outages, network performance issues, or
  • networked application issues.
  • Demonstrable experience in Routing and Switching concept (Cisco / Juniper Platform)
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
  • Ability to travel 10%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve


  • Analytical/ Decision Making Responsibilities
  • Analytical ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks into manageable work products
  • Can operate independently or with minimum supervision
  • Excellent Written and Communication Skills
  • Ability to deliver technical demonstrations

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