Senior Network Architect

Arlington, VA, United States of America
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 23, 2022
Full Time
Senior Network Architect
Job Profile:
IT Network Engineering T4

JR Type:
Job Category:
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Percentage of Travel Required:
Up to 10%
Type of Travel:
Continental US, Local, Outside Continental US
Program/Opportunity Name:
Opportunity | DIA SITE III: Enterprise Communication Services (ECS3)
Referral Bonus Plan:

Job Description:

CACI is looking for an experienced Senior Network Architect in support to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) customer in NCR.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts.

Typical duties include:
  • Apply engineering and architectural expertise, including performing in-depth and complex network engineering involving all aspects of the network including core, distribution edge, border, Layer 3/2 routing and switching.
  • Interact with and report architecture problems with lead engineers, including determining future bandwidth needs,
  • conducting redundancy planning and adopting infrastructure configurations according to vendor and industry best practices and standards to meet the business needs of the client.
  • Documents the design with multiple views for various usage levels (technical architectural level, business level, operational level, maintenance level, etc.)
  • Provide support for implementing routing and switching protocols.
  • Interprets customer requirements and develops internal requirements
  • design solutions for optimal enterprise communication services.
  • Identifies solutions based on alternative analysis, providing detailed assessments against requirements (technical, cost, business, security, schedule), establishing baseline for the enterprise network.
  • Assess customer objectives, goals, intents, requirements, standards, etc. and translate into enterprise objectives and requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains the baseline for enterprise network design.
  • Performs customer requirement interpretation, develops internal network requirements to support the design and delivery of enterprise communication services.
  • Establishes enterprise network architecture baselines and works with network system engineering to allocate requirements to all elements of the enterprise network.
  • Ensure designs comply with all applicable Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community, and International Partner interoperability/compatibility standards, current/future system plans, and security requirements.

You'll Bring These Qualifications
  • Extensive experience with planning, designing, and executing network hardware and software infrastructure.
  • Well-versed in isolating and performing root-cause analysis to determine infrastructure design improvements and enhancements, software bugs and documenting necessary workarounds.
  • Expertise in use of SDN technologies to automate network provisioning and increase redundancy and improve resiliency.
  • Ability to apply architectural knowledge to network diagrams, wiring, and cyber infrastructure documentation, processes, and procedures.
  • Architect and transition large scale IP services for an enterprise.
  • Plans and designs Layer 2 and Layer3 large-scale IPv4 and IPv6 networks, inclusive of BGP Routing and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS),
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) to automate network provisioning, increase redundancy and improve resiliency satellite-based communication, enterprise network functions such as DNS, DHCP, NTP and PTP.
  • Highly desired skill would be LTE/5G wireless technologies and integration of enterprise network with Cloud Services (AWS, Azure, etc.) via Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) BCAP (Boundary Cloud Access Point).
  • Highly desired Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Routing and Switching (RS).
  • In addition, must have proven Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Architecture and Engineering expertise
  • DOD 8570 IAT2 compliance
  • BS/BA and 7 years experience in Network Architecture
  • Fully adjudicated TS/SCI clearance

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have
  • CSSP

What We Can Offer You:
  • We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.
  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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