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Senior IT Network Architect
Posted on 10/3/2022
El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, information security, or a computer engineering discipline and 3+ years of hands-on networking engineering experience
  • Hands on knowledge and experience of complex network designs, dynamic routing (OSPF, BGP RIP), QoS, network timing protocols PTP, NTP and network instrumentation- taps, SPAN, NetFlow, sFlow, etc
  • Experience setting up LAN, WAN, MAN, WLAN in an enterprise and corporate setting
  • Hands on experience with data center class switches
  • Ability to bet a systems admin for Linux and Windows
  • Experience with networking protocols (TCP/IP)
  • Experience with large-scale application deployment and management systems such as Kubernetes
  • Ability to scope projects including requirements capture and initial design trades given open-ended problems
  • Experience with asset management
  • Designing, implementing, managing, documenting, and troubleshooting IT networks
  • Provide real-time monitoring/network information to the wider business
  • Teamwork skills are necessary to solve problems in a collaborative environment
  • 3+ years of experience with Python and Python-based development frameworks
  • Strong understanding of the OSI model and network standards
  • Linux/Windows system administration
  • Hands-on experience with:
  • Cisco Catalyst and Arista data center class switches
  • Cisco wireless LAN controllers or other wireless technologies
  • Network Access Control (NAC) using 802.1X
  • Wave Division Multiplexing and Fiber Optics
  • DNS, DHCP, SNMP, IP helpers, ARP, CDP, LLDP
  • BGP routing
  • Switch port security features
  • Experience with build systems (Make, Bazel/Pants/Buck, Gradle, etc.) and package management tools (pip, npm, etc.)
  • Experience with source code and version control tools such as Git or Subversion
  • Experience with Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, or other automation frameworks
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here
  • Perform and manage cross site networking
  • The position will be directly involved with supporting and expanding our campuses using our reliable design standards
  • Implement, maintain, document, support and upgrade all aspects of Varda's LAN/WAN/MAN/WLAN
  • Build, maintain, and commission mission control
  • Monitor network health using in-house and 3rd party tools
  • Function as a Tier-2/3 escalation point
Varda Space

1-10 employees

Space terrestrial applications manufacturer
Company Overview
Varda Space’s mission is to manufacture products in space to benefit life on earth. The company is committed to accelerating innovation in space through their microgravity manufacturing platform, with applications including pharmaceuticals, hypersonic testing, and fiber optics.
  • Exciting team of professionals at the top of their field to working by your side
  • Working in El Segundo, CA - an awesome Southern California beach city with quick access to entertainment and outdoor activities
  • Equity in a fully funded space startup that is about to go through massive growth
  • Company parties and generally a fun atmosphere
  • 401(k)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Health insurance
  • Lunch and snacks provided on site. Dinners twice a week for those working late.
  • Parental leave