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Network Architect

Company: JE Dunn
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Best People + Right Culture . These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn's success. By hiring inspired people , giving them interesting and challenging work , enabling them with innovative tools , and letting them share in the company's rewards , we've found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years. Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection. Role Summary The Network Architect will design, install, administer, document, and maintain multiple information systems. This position will be responsible for providing specifications, reference designs, analysis, recommended solutions to problems, and provide specifications for new products and services. This position will be the subject matter expert in all areas of assigned disciplines, which could include Security, Network, Infrastructure, and applications/database. The Network Architect will manage all aspects of projects, procurement, resource management, and prioritization of responsibilities. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making: Makes decisions on non-routine matters, provides recommendations to supervisor, and refers all exceptions to supervisor. Key Role Responsibilities - Core NETWORK ARCHITECTURE FAMILY - CORE
    • Designs enterprise data centers, hybrids, and corporate office networks.
    • Designs multi-tenant building networks in support of BMS, IoT, and security systems.
    • Designs diverse wireless networks for traditional office space and external environment construction site coverage.
    • Leads the creation, testing and/or modification of network solutions based on design requirements.
    • Develops efficient architectures that align to business and technology requirements.
    • Develops procedures for consistent and scalable deployment processes, systems and solutions.
    • Develops pipelines for concept discovery and collaboration specific to construction technology delivery.
    • Manages technical resources for design and implementation of projects.
    • Manages assigned projects from initiation through closeout.
    • Trains end users or peers on particular applications, services, devices, or concepts.
    • Acts as escalation contact and subject matter expert for systems and solutions.
    • Tracks enterprise growth, office moves, and network capability.
    • Monitors network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
    • Research new technologies by attending seminars, reading blogs, or taking classes, and implement or recommend the implementation of new technologies.
    • Subject matter expert for a variety of IT related systems or applications.
    • Responsible for generating health, capacity, and performance reporting as requested and designated by upper management.
    • Report incidents, trending and uptime statistics.
    • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations promptly and efficiently.
    • Inspires a sense of team in the work environment. Utilizes communication and conflict resolution skills to foster teamwork and collaboration. Models a positive and professional attitude, maintaining composure under pressure.
    • Assesses and manages quality of work produced by team.
    • Removes obstacles and solves problems and addresses escalated issues from team members to optimize team performance and productivity.--
    • Serves as a change agent by supporting corporate and work program change initiatives. Models and communicates positive approaches to adapting to change. Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core N/A Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
      • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
      • Communication skills, verbal and written.
      • Proficiency in MS Office - Advanced.
      • Ability to solve technical issues - Advanced.
      • Demonstrated expert knowledge of networking and telecommunications.
      • Demonstrates professional maturity, humble reception of feedback, and positive peer leadership.
      • Ability to present, communicate, and execute professionally throughout client facing engagements.
      • Well-versed in project management for leading, training, and executing complex activities.
      • Ability to quickly and effectively solve complex problems.
      • Ability to deliver quality through attention to detail.
      • Ability to work in team and independently.
      • Ability to work a flexible schedule - may be on call in the evenings and weekends.
      • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally. Education
        • Bachelors degree in computer science or related field (Preferred).
        • In lieu of the above requirements, relevant experience will be considered. Experience
          • 10+ Years systems engineering experience (Required).
          • Must be able to lift at least to 50 pounds
          • May require periods of overnight travel
          • Normal office environment
          • Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
          • Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Reaching above Shoulder JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace. JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to--accommodations@jedunn.com JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company. Please, no phone calls or emails. Why People Work Here At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts About JE Dunn
            Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

            • 90+ Years of Construction Experience
            • 22 office locations coast-to-coast
            • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
            • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
            • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
            • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn JE Dunn participates in the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

Keywords: JE Dunn, Kansas City , Network Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Kansas City, Kansas

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