Maritz Network Architect - Maritz IT Services in Fenton, Missouri

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Maritz IT Services is looking for the right person to lead the design of our network and telecom services to deliver high quality, innovative technology. To accomplish this, it is important to collaborate with other business units, and understand current trends and capabilities in the IT marketplace. A part of the role is developing designs to meet business objectives and evolving our technical teams through coaching and mentorship. This role is meant to deliver value to our internal customers and external clients to provide a competitive advantage that achieves Maritz business goals.Why you should consider a role with Maritz IT:We’re transforming the way IT delivers services to our business units. We’re driving the enablement of hybrid IT and embracing cloud solutions where they make sense for our customers. We’re evolving our culture to allow our technologists to drive technology decisions and our leaders to enable them through mentorship and goal setting.

Scope:

  • Lead the technical strategy and architectural development of our datacenter, end user, hosting and cloud connected network infrastructure, and telecom networks (including contact center)

  • Consult with IT team members and customers on best practices and optimized application deployment models from a networking perspective

  • Subject matter expert and key advisor to IT leadership on all things network and telecom related

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with our customers

Reports to Vice President

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Translate IT strategic and tactical goals into technical designs and partner with network specialists to see those designs fully implemented successfully

  • Actively participate in the IT architecture workgroup and contribute to scalable designs that meet our customers’ and clients’ needs

  • Develop close relationships with other business unit technologists to ensure alignment on products, services, and expected outcomes

  • Work closely with the Service Delivery and Operations teams to continuously improve services and drive automation, where effective

  • Understand and assist with setting service fees that mirror the industry

What You Will Be Doing for the Next Two Years:

  • Redesigning our datacenter and BCP/DR network topology to allow for horizontal scaling and resiliency into the cloud

  • Optimizing our datacenter footprint to implement modular network design with the goal of segmenting and securing our tenant business units separately

  • Guide the teams in replacing our network security infrastructure with next generation firewall services and capabilities

  • Assist in designing next generation phone system and wireless networks

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of IT operations and/or deployment experience in an enterprise environment

  • 2-5 years of experience in datacenter network design and telecom experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of cloud technologies, software defined networking, business continuity design requirements, network security, compute virtualization

  • Ability to make a positive impact and deliver value to our organization by displaying behavior consistent with what we value

  • Ability to present designs, ensure budget goals are achieved and speak at all level of the organization

Maritz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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