Network/Cloud Architect in Minneapolis, MN

Network/Cloud Architect Job Description

Network architects design networks and extensions to networks with an eye toward growth and security; they possess excellent technical problem-solving skills. Professionals in this role need extensive background in routing, switching, wireless and security, and system architecture (including scalability, reliability, performance and IP networking, design, planning and protocols). Experience designing solutions using high-availability, high-performance open source technologies is desired, as well as familiarity with both relational and NoSQL database systems in local area and wide area networks. Employers generally seek a bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science, five or more years of experience working with network operating systems such as Cisco, advanced routing and switching, network security, and wireless networking with large-scale projects.

Typical network architect duties:

Assessing business and applications requirements for networksPlanning, designing and upgrading network installation projectsWorking closely with the engineering team to define deployment architectures that meet performance and availability targetsIdentifying and resolving networking issues with root cause analysisProject management and technical guidance for business unit network projects

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Salary for Network/Cloud Architect in Minneapolis, MN
142310 - 209720
25th percentile
142310
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
177353
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
209720
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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