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Network Architect, FN Technology Solutions

First National Technology Solutions Omaha, NE

Job Description

Job Description

Company Overview:

With over 20 years in the managed IT services industry, First National Technology Solutions (FNTS) is a leading provider of flexible, customized hosted and remotely managed services. Operating a state-of-the-art data center and offering customized solutions and best-of-breed technology, FNTS is a nationally recognized leader in managed IT services. With a classic Midwest culture, FNTS employs an expert team who place high value on work ethics and personalized customer service.

FNTS is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska Inc. (FNNI), a $20 billion multi-state holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, with a strong heritage of banking excellence that dates back more than 150 years.
As an Enterprise Network Architect provides the necessary leadership, facilitation, analysis and designs related to the development of an enterprise technical architecture that ensures the success of enterprise-level technology rollouts. Enterprise Architects operate across FNTS to drive common approaches and standards. Enterprise Architects provide guidance to ensure the reliability, interoperability and sustainability of the technology and information solutions FNTS uses. Enterprise Architects strive to align technology solutions, models, and architectures with defined business strategies, driving the most business value out of each initiative. This role works closely with Information Security, Technology Subject Matter Experts, Project Managers, FNTS leadership and as needed with customers.

Key Accountabilities:
Technology Consulting and Solutions Development
Consult with FNTS leadership on new initiatives and business challenges. If appropriate define a technology solution that meets Reference Architecture standards, while taking into account any business and/or customer considerations or constraints.
Document solutions; identify pros and cons of the solutions, along with any assumptions made during the solutions development process. Present your recommendation and review the solution with the team.
Technology Planning, Strategy and Road Map
Participate in technology and business planning sessions, create technology strategy documents and contribute to the FNTS technology road map development. Insure an enterprise-wide approach during strategy and roadmaps development.
Possess broad knowledge and perspective on both customers and technology.
Technology Standards, Policy and Governance
Actively contribute to all areas of technology standards, policy and governance.
This includes working with appropriate subject matter experts and technology discipline leaders to continually refine and update Reference Architecture and technology standards.
Technology Research, Evaluate, Recommend
Research, evaluate and recommend technologies that support current or future FNTS strategies.
Document all research findings, along with anticipated impact and benefits to the organization.
Technology Support and Optimization
Provide ongoing project support and technical escalation for internal FNTS resources as requested.
Mentor, coach and recommend additional training opportunities for technology team members.
Evaluate and make recommendations for tuning and optimization to insure business and technology optimization. Proactively identify unnecessary complexity and potential failure points in our environment, assist with creating plans to reduce or eliminate where appropriate.
Professional Relationships and Alignment
Demonstrate professionalism in the workplace. Build and maintain strong relationships with technology and customers to facilitate improved alignment of technology initiatives to business strategies

Job Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field; or equivalent work experience
Five plus years of experience in network design
Broad technology knowledge, exposure to multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments
Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to customer problems
Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
Experienced at solutions development and design engineering based on customer needs and constrains
Strong knowledge/experience of CISCO firewalls and routers
Strong knowledge/experience of CISCO Nexus devices
Strong knowledge/experience of routing protocols
Strong knowledge/experience in load balancing and content switching
SDN experience a plus

Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 38-16311
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Omaha - First National Bank (Main Bank)
Schedule Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM
Days of Week Full-time
SOC Category 00-0000.00