Noble Energy, Inc. Network Architect (Voice/ UC) in Houston, Texas

Provides support, guidance, and direction for network trouble issues. Provides analysis, implementation, maintenance and support of all enterprise-wide networking solutions. Monitors and evaluates network systems tracking problems; recommends and implements solutions and improvements. Performs upgrades to hardware and software as required.

Detailed Description

  • Provides expert telecommunications and collaboration consulting, guidance, and strategic planning.

  • Interprets business requirements into technical frameworks, and provides technology roadmaps governed by strategic direction, business requirements, and alignment with all other technology portfolios.

  • Participates in design of all Voice and UC planning and implementation, providing core guidance based on defined designed standards. Evaluates and tests network and telecommunications technologies and develops value propositions for such technologies in alignment with enterprise goals.

  • Analyzes and develops business requirements to drive the development of network and telecommunications solutions and their frameworks.

  • Performs network modeling and capacity planning.

  • Develops technology roadmaps and strategic plans around networking and telecommunications.

  • Keeps abreast of network and telecommunications vendors and how they are competing and impacting the market.

  • Designs and publishes network and security standards, and processes to maintain corporate and regulatory standards.

  • Analyzes regional project needs/requirements and recommends network systems and hardware.

  • Coordinates with other technology architects to provide enterprise wide technology planning and roadmaps.

Job Requirements

  • Typically requires Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • 8+ years of experience with IP routing and switching

  • 8+ years of experience administering firewalls and IP security systems

  • 5+ years of experience with Cisco IP voice systems

  • 5+ years of experience in network analysis and monitoring experience

  • Cisco CCNP/DP or higher a plus

Additional Details

  • Normal office environment

  • Up to 30% Travel

  • Spends time physically, sitting, walking, lifting and performing routine installation and maintenance of equipment along with inspections.

  • Maximum # of pounds required to lift on an occasional basis - 60 lbs.

  • Able to move and run cables.

Job Title: Network Architect (Voice/ UC)

Location: Houston, TX, US

Organization Name: Noble Energy Inc