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Network Engineer

Job Location: NY - New York

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00640079

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- Job description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

 

Business Process Specialization professionals apply expertise in a specific business process delivery capability (or capabilities) to ensure services are delivered in a manner consistent with our Standard Delivery Solutions and Service Level Agreements and drive continuous improvement.

 

The Network Operations Manager manages design solutions in line with business need, delivering business value to a project at any given time. Contribute broad and deep knowledge in areas of functional or business specialization across a broad operational framework and/or range of projects.

 

Job Description

Network Services develops skills that involve planning, deployment, support and management of data, voice and video network infrastructure for Enterprise IT Operations or service providers upon which business applications are built.g, deployment, support and management of data, voice and video network infrastructure for Enterprise IT Operations or service providers upon which business applications are built.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.
Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.
Has some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.
Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

 

As a member of the Network Engineering team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development and design of Customers Global Data Network with a primary focus on Data Center Network Design. This role requires a highly skilled individual with subject matter expertise in Data Center Network Architectures and Software Defined Networking SDN Solutions. The candidate must interface globally and have deep experience in the design, development and support of global network solutions. The position s basic functions and responsibility include Primary job responsibilities include Design, develop and evolve Global Data Center Network Design Architect and Introduce Next Generation Network Solutions Provide Tier 4 expert support of Customers Global Network The individual must have the technical and leadership skills to engineer and deliver these services worldwide.

Basic Qualifications:

 

 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Network Engineering Operations.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Network Infrastructure and Design
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience building and support Data Center Network Architectures.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience of Software Defined Networking SDN Solutions and expertise with Network Routing and protocols.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Cisco Switching and Routing environments.

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Ability to continually acquire new skills
  • Ability to accomplish objectives while working collectively with the Global team, IT divisional teams, country IT departments and business teams.
  • Demonstrates both tactical as well as strategic thinking and creative problem solving.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communications skills.
  • Good negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Preferred Experience and Skills Deep knowledge of Cisco ACI Technology Deep knowledge of VMware NSX Solutions Experience with scripting, DevOps tools, and markup languages e.g. Python, GitHub, Confluence, XML JSON YAML, etc. Industry recognized certifications such as CCIE

 

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills Excellent leadership and management skills

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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