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Network Architect
Title:Network Architect
Division:Braxton Technologies
Location:Colorado Springs (Downtown)

Braxton Technologies, a division of Braxton Science and Technology Group (BSTG), a growing technology solutions company, has an opening to support our growing business. This position requires a motivated individual who seeks to work in a team environment where creative solutions are encouraged, and technical challenges are the norm.

The Network Architect is responsible for analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing of network infrastructure and application components. He or she will perform a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, installation and training tasks to ensure the computer network performance meets company and user satisfaction. The Network Architect also provides direction, information, and recommendations regarding network configurations and installations.

This position will primarily support the corporate networking and system administration teams with subject matter expert surge to programs located within the Braxton facilities.   


Title: Network Architect (may also consider Senior Network Engineer with less design experience)

Location: Colorado Springs, CO (Downtown)

Shift: M-F, Days.  Nights and/or weekends are periodic when maintenance or integration is required

Travel: Local travel between downtown and approximately 1/2 mile east.  Air travel is none to one week annually

Job Posting: This job will remain posted until 4/2/2019.

Position Responsibilities

The primary role is network administration

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the basics behind the Internet and its workings
  • Configure and setup Cisco Firewalls, VPN Concentrators and Security Appliances
  • Design, setup and configure complex switching environments
  • Design, setup and configure complex wireless networking that supports open or secured access and the ability to support voice and video applications
  • Maintaining multi-site network operations and software applications, operating systems and regular maintenance
  • Troubleshooting malfunctions of network hardware and software applications, telephones and security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.  Non-inclusive examples are assisting with operating systems administration, cybersecurity monitoring, documentation, project oversight

Minimum Security Clearance

  • The ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Security clearance is required

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent communicator (verbal, non-verbal, written)
  • Hands-on Cisco technologies:

o MAB and 802.1X

o Cisco AnyConnect

o Duo

o Advanced VLAN implementation

o Switches, routers, firewall administration

  • In-depth knowledge of networking concepts, networking infrastructure, and network technologies
  • Understanding of network communication protocols and network routing protocols and IP network troubleshooting
  • Understanding of the project lifecycle and related processes, traditional systems engineering skills and knowledge, and requirements traceability matrices
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP behavior, network communications and routing protocols, network traffic analysis and troubleshooting experience
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a quick learner and able to multi-task in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Must possess the ability work independently / solo at times on large projects, at other times will be in a collaborative team environment with engineers. Individual must be able to solve problems at a system level.
  • Ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb 10% of the time with or without reasonable accommodation

Education and Training

  • College Associate’s Degree or higher is highly desired

Years of Experience

  • 8+

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is highly desired
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) is preferred
  • Any additional IT-related certifications are preferred
  • Any additional skillsets are a differentiator:

o Linux administration

o Windows administration

o VMware (vsphere, VSAN)




Each Division of BSTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. For more information, please visit


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If this position requires a government clearance, the applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for accessing classified information.

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