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The Cloud Infrastructure Services Global Business Line is Capgemini's consulting and infrastructure build-and-run provisioning offering and supports the group's cloud-based services. As part of the integrated cloud offering from Capgemini, Cloud Infrastructure Services delivers a broad range of cloud services to build and support the hybrid cloud estate by encompassing the leading public cloud players and leading private cloud technologies. With EUR 1.5 billion annual revenue, Cloud Infra Services helps clients virtualize and optimize their IT estates through infrastructure outsourcing services such as data center, helpdesk, network support, and service integration and service maintenance support. Our other services also include infrastructure transformation services-helping clients consolidate and migrate entire workloads and data centers.
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Job Title: Managing Delivery Architect – SD-WAN
Location: Chicago, IL
•Design and deploy functional networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN)
•Maintaining, administering, Installing, and configuring networking hardware
•Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware with an emphasis in SD-WAN solutions
•Lead technical direction in designing and implementing SD-WAN solutions for corporate technical infrastructure and business applications
•Ability to implement, administer, and trouble shoot network infrastructure devises, including routers, switches, and firewalls
•Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols
•Works with IT and internal and external business partners to ensure that security is factored in the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration process of hardware and software.
•Analyzes and makes recommendations to improve network, system, and application architectures.
•Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems
•Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources
•Complete end-to-end, full lifecycle network designs
•Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity, and scalability.
•Provide solution and service engineering activities, i.e. proof-of concepts, pilots, use case development, solution validation, workshops, and enablement.
•Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of different Network and Cloud technologies and supporting solution areas and develop new technology integrations and solution capabilities.
•Provide expert technical architectural support and guidance for solution opportunities that involve virtualization, software defined networking, cloud infrastructure, management, and security, including integration with certain select 3rd party products.
•Maintain technical credibility within the industry and your field of expertise through demonstration of thought leadership. This includes participating in delivering technical enablement web conferences and training sessions and enabling technologies and company’s industry conferences and events.
What You Bring:
•Solid practical understanding of Software Defined Networking (SDN), Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN), and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
•Design and implement SD-WAN network solutions
•Articulate on the benefits of SD-WAN technology to clients
•Provide technical demonstrations and use cases of the SD-WAN solutions
•Ensuring network infrastructure is working at optimal levels
•Minimum of 10 years of professional experience managing/architecting Network technologies.
•Excellent written and oral communications skills.
•Expert level knowledge of Routing/Switching, and Firewall solutions.
•Strong knowledge of Software Defined Network (SDN) technologies
•Strong experience with VPN solutions including different types of IPSec endpoints
•Expert level knowledge of Layer 2 technologies, including Spanning-Tree, VLANs, VTP, UDLD, VDC, and CDP
•Expert knowledge of Layer 3 technologies, including IPv4, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IPv6, HSRP, and VRRP
•Experience with internal and external documentation written to varying levels of business and technical oriented audiences.
•Affinity for broad-spectrum, iterative, continuous improvement to affect capability maturity growth.
•Passion for learning, teamwork, and helping others.
•Successful candidate will be self-motivated. Individual must be able to prioritize responsibilities and work under tight deadlines.
•Certification of CCIE or CCDE. Written required, Lab preferred.
•Solid practical understanding of virtualization and cloud solutions and services powered by VMware.
•Prior experience in programming and scripting languages is desirable.
•Good understanding of service providers is desirable.
What we offer:
Your career matters to you and is important to us too. Because your goals and needs are constantly evolving, we offer visibility, leeway and support to help you grow and progress in your career. This approach builds notably on our comprehensive competency framework, our personal development, training and career management programs, and our University innovative and business-focused learning curriculums.
We promote a culture of diversity. We believe working with talented individuals from different backgrounds and points of view is a strategic advantage and an ongoing opportunity. Diversity enriches our creative solutions and adds value for our clients.
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Capgemini is committed to building a workforce of employees with diverse backgrounds and work experiences. Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.
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