Network Architect

Altria Client Services

Richmond, Virginia

10/9/2019 7:50:54 AM


Information Systems



Are you looking to architect, design and implement data and voice networks for a Fortune 200 Company that was selected by ComputerWorld as one of the Best Places to Work in IT? Do you have 8+ years of experience as a Network Architect, designing and implementing large-scale Networks? If so we want to speak with you about the Network Architect role that we are looking to fill on our IT Operations team in Richmond, VA, and are open to a remote working situation.

What will you be doing?

* You will define network strategy and determine Network Technology Standards to support both current and future business needs.
* You’ll maintain the overall network architecture and three-year roadmap
* You will collaborate with fellow IT teams to translate business requirements into technical solutions to meet business needs
* You’ll plan core network augmentation strategies to support new and predicted requirements
* You will design structured network capacity planning and monitoring strategy

Specific Skills

What does your background look like?

* You hold a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related discipline.
* You have at least 8 years of architecture, design, and implementation of large-scale IP/MPLS Network
* You have a high proficiency with designing, implementing, and troubleshooting a wide range of networking platforms and technologies including Cisco, F5, Riverbed, Solarwinds, Bluecoat, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, and Extreme Network
* You have extensive experience with Layer 3 routing protocols including IPsec Tunnel, EIGRP, BGP, and OSPF
* You have knowledge and experience with the management and configuration of Cisco switching devices and Cisco IOS, such as Catalyst: 29xx, 3xxx, 9xxx and Nexus devices such as 5k,7k & 9k
* You have advanced knowledge with an array of network services including enterprise routing, switching, load balancing, firewall, wireless network, VPN, MPLS and network security.
* You possess complex problem resolution skills relating to network connectivity and application inter-operability
* You can perform network analysis using Wireshark Analyzer, NetBrain, Riverbed Cascade or similar tools
* You hold knowledge of:
* Wireless technology, Cisco Wireless controllers and Cisco Prime
* SDN and SD-WAN technologies and solutions
* VoIP Technology, Cisco Call manager, UCS, CUCM, design and execution of various Cisco Unity configurations supporting Unified Messaging

* We prefer that you have Cisco CCNA/CCNP Certification
* You are familiar with public cloud infrastructure services such as MS Azure and Amazon AWS
* You have ITIL Foundation certificate or equivalent knowledge
Altria Group holds diversified positions across tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis. Our tobacco companies include some of the most enduring names in American business: Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nat Sherman. And we have 35 percent ownership of JUUL Labs, Inc., the nation’s leading e-vapor company. We complement our total tobacco business with our ownership of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and our significant equity investment in Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer.

We recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing them with opportunities for training, development, and advancement.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our incentive compensation and deferred profit sharing programs, as well as a relocation assistance package.


Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.

Richmond, VA - Virginia


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