Network Connectivity Solutions Senior Architect - Remote

Carnival Corporation & plc Remote
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November 18, 2022
Carnival Corporation & plc
Miami, Florida
FULL_TIME

We are seeking a Network Connectivity Solutions Senior Architect to be a highly knowledgeable person, leading a team of Contractors and SOW engagement and is responsible for developing IT infrastructure solutions and standards that meet or exceed business performance expectations.

This position will architect, design, development and delivery of ship to shore communications and data transport, global wide-area network routing, network security, cloud networking, data center networking to achieve and sustain world class Shipboard Communications and services for the Carnival Corporation fleet, as well as all shore side locations.

The position is responsible for creating detailed solution designs and documentation that supports the development, implementation and operations of enterprise-class network used globally across ship and shore locations.

This role will support cross-departmental collaboration and internal communications with staff throughout the organization and service providers while promoting a positive work environment that supports consistency and drives efficiencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Design, plan, document, and support the configuration of logical and physical system layouts
  • Provide direction for the installation and configuration of all software packages as needed to support business requirements
  • Perform analysis and develop solutions based on established service agreements for capacity planning and performance tuning
  • Participate in the development of system solution standards
  • Develop detailed design, installation and configuration documentation for enterprise system deployments
  • Ensure in solutions and deployments, the security of our enterprise infrastructure and compliance with all applicable security standards (PCI, PII, HIPPA etc.)
  • Recommend and oversee projects that expand, change, or improve the systems and related infrastructure
  • Provide assistance in reviewing performance and capacity requests as well as design solution resolution
  • Collaborate with the Brand service delivery leaders to ensure an understanding of business cases and to ensure that the appropriate solution is selected that meets the business need
  • Develop solutions with a focus on reducing operating costs or increasing guest and crew experience
  • Provide Capital Expenditure Request level hardware, software, license and labor estimate detail for projects
  • Contribute as necessary in a hands-on manner with the implementation of solutions in support of all projects
  • Work with other infrastructure teams for new systems designed and engineered
  • Provide technical advice to less experienced members of the team
  • Act as the higher level of engineering escalation for issues encountered
  • Provide system support and troubleshooting expertise as needed for designed solutions
  • Provides technical and tactical support to team subordinates when directed or necessary to deliver
  • Understand advances and changes in the technology industry and work directly with equipment manufactures to assess new technologies
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Less than 25% shipboard travel likely
  • Less than 25% non-shipboard travel likely

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, other advanced science or engineering field.
  • 5 years experience
  • Required Technical
  • Cisco ISR/ASR routers. Cisco Catalyst 2k,3k, 4k,6500, Nexus 2000, 5500, 6000, 7000, 9000 class switches
  • Cisco 1200, 2600, 2700, 3700, 3800 series Wireless Access Points and Cisco 5500, 5700, 8500 Wireless LAN Controllers
  • TCP/IP, SSL, LACP, LLDP/CDP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, HSRP, GLBP, SNMP, STP, VPC, VSS, VDC, MSDP, PIM, IGMP, RTP, SIP, H.323, LWAPP, RADIUS, TACACS+, Fiber Channel, FCoE, iSCSI, 802.11abg, 802.11n, 802.11ac
  • XML, DNS, DHCP
  • VMWare working knowledge
  • Riverbed WAN Optimization appliances
  • Netscaler and F5 Application Delivery Controllers
  • ASA, Juniper SRX and Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Web Application Firewalls
  • Cisco CCIE or equivalent enterprise experience
  • 10+ Years of Experience implementing complex satellite, telecommunications, and/or VSAT infrastructure
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of satellite communications
  • Detailed knowledge of iDirect, Hughes, and/or Viasat Satellite Baseband Infrastructure
  • Satellite antennae (C-Band and KU), satellite bandwidth pooling, QoS
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills required
  • Experience in implementing satellite communications systems is required
  • Working knowledge of Satellite RF sub-systems (Block Up Converters, LNBs, antennas)
  • Strong leadership skills of highly-technical engineers and architects
  • Strong customer-service orientation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Strong organizational skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to analyze issues, use sound judgment, and solve complex problems
  • Proficient in multi-tasking
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Understanding of development and project management processes and methodologies
  • Understanding of industry trends as well as successful strategies and product roadmaps
  • Strong strategic planning capabilities with proven hands on implementation experience
  • Working knowledge of corporate IT disciplines and group dynamics

About Us

In addition to other duties/functions, this position requires full commitment and support for promoting ethical and compliant culture. More specifically, this position requires integrity, honesty, and respectful treatment of others, as well as a willingness to speak up when they see misconduct or have concerns.

Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude which is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do! Speaking of fun, we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work aboard our ships as well as in our global corporate headquarters!

Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical or sensory disability, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, federal, and/or international law.

Benefits as a member of Carnivals Team:

  • A comprehensive benefit program which includes medical, dental and vision plans
  • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage and a 401(k) plan that includes a company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Cruise benefits
  • An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program located at our Doral campus
  • An on-site Wellness Center and Health clinic at our Doral campus

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