This position is remote but may require occasional visits to company offices for collaborative sessions.
American Virtual Cloud Technologies, Inc. (AVCT; Nasdaq: AVCT) is a premier IT solutions provider offering a comprehensive bundle of services including unified cloud communications, managed services, cybersecurity, and enhanced connectivity.
AVCTs personnel consist of a collective of thought leaders, engineers, software designers, system architects, solution designers, and other dedicated employees who specialize in developing next-generation history-making communication solutions to enable business progress. Were a diverse group of individuals united by a shared set of values and goals required to achieve corporate success. Our employees are committed to performing well as individuals and in teams for the betterment of our company.
Kandy is a cloud-based, real-time communications platform offering proprietary UCaaS, CPaaS, and CCaaS capabilities. Kandy enables service providers, enterprises, software vendors, systems integrators, partners, and developers to enrich their applications and services with real-time contextual communications, providing a more engaging user experience. With Kandy, companies of all sizes and types can quickly embed real-time communications capabilities into their existing applications and business processes.
Were looking for aCloud Networking Architect to join our AVCT Kandy team reporting to the Director of Architecture and Operations. The ideal candidate will be directly involved in the definition, design, and deployment of public, hybrid and private Cloud instances of our AVCT Kandy Business Solution service environments. Security will be top of mind as you deliver well-structured solutions for network switches and routers, gateways, firewalls, WAN interconnects, and end-to-end designs for our global Kandy Cloud footprint. We are expanding our cloud service capabilities and believe there is an IT/Networking and Security guru to lead resolution to the challenges we face.
Our existing Public Cloud delivers Real-Time Communications services to businesses around the world. Youll be part of the team that is driving global success for existing customers, and expanding our footprint into new cloud models (i.e. Private, Hybrid, and Cloud-Native) with large service providers. To make this a reality, youll be responsible for implementing the design, working with our LabOps team to implement it in our lab environment, and working with our Cloud Operations team to roll designs out into our production environments ensuring service reliability and stability are maintained during the transition.
Design, configure and troubleshoot products that work to make the Kandy Services including IP Switching, Routing, WAN Interconnects for both Private Customer Circuits and service backbone.Interaction with Kandy product design teams.Interaction with Kandy service architects.Scripting and automation to improve service implementation, network troubleshooting, network self-healing.Interaction with Kandy product support teams to escalate issues within the product teams found in new service design.Interaction with relevant 3rd party support teams which are combined in Kandy as part of the service offerings.Documentation of current and future designs for relevant projects.Employee must be able to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.
This employer will not sponsor candidates with work visas.
Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Telecommunications, or similar area.
5+ years experience in network architecture.
Sound knowledge of IP addressing, subnetting, routing protocols (i.e. OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, etc.), MPLS, QoS, Multicast, VLAN, VPLS and VPRN.
Strong technical background with excellent knowledge of Cloud Service Provider systems and networks.
Understanding of Real-Time Communications services, UCaaS, CPaaS, CCaaS, and how the networking layer relates to service quality.
Preferred industry recognized technical certifications/designations will be preferred such as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP), VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX), Azure Solutions Architect Expert (ASAE)
Proficient in written and spoken English language.
Strong adherence to secure process improvement practices and documentation.
Development skills focused on Service Provider IP network devices maintenance, configuration and monitoring tasks.
SSCA SIP School Certificate Associate Certification or WSQI WebRTC School Qualified Integrator program.
ISO 27001 best practices follow up and controls knowledge.
Knowledge in DevOps ways of working, that help in the transition of current architecture to operations model to improve the workflow and automation practices for the operations team.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
EEO Statement AVCT is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.