Senior Network Architect | TEC - Hunstville, AL

About the Job

TEC is seeking a Senior Network Architect that will evaluate, design, test, configure, install, troubleshoot, optimize and support TEC’s multi-state production network. If you are competitive, energetic and have had an entrepreneurial spirit, then join TEC!


  • Responsible for the configuration design, provisioning, and maintenance of Cisco Internet Protocol (IP) based devices, networks, and internet services
  • Lead in the administration of security technologies such as firewalling, multi-layer VPN technologies, IPS, ACLs, and best practices adhering to regulations (HIPAA, SOX, PCI, CALEA etc.)
  • Provide remote and onsite training for Broadband, IP and communication services to client companies and end user customers
  • Mange and perform network systems software upgrades, including planning and scheduling, testing and coordination
  • Maintain and support systems in a 24x7, large, distributed and mission-critical environment, including in-house, remote, and commercial colocation/data center(s)
  • The ideal candidate will reside within the TEC service area, as the position will require regular travel to TEC market locations

Job Requirements and Preferences

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field required with four (4) years related experience and/or training in a service provider environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ work history in Cisco Network Engineer role within an enterprise and/or service provide environment is strongly preferred.
  • CCNA/CCNP or equivalent is required.
  • Strong analytical troubleshooting skills required.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license for on-the-job travel.

Skills/Experience/Certifications Desired

  • MikroTik RouterOS
  • Routing and switch protocols MPLS, BGP, OSPF, STP/RSTP
  • Working knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Python
  • DHCP Server / Client infrastructure
  • IPv6
  • Well-versed in network security/firewalls/VPN
  • 802.11 Wireless Standards
  • VoIP, SIP, and MGCP
  • Advanced familiarity with OSI model and routing protocols


TEC’s dedication to employees is evident in our robust benefit package that includes:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Coverage – Accident, Cancer, Term Life, LTD
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Time Off, and Holidays
  • 401(k) plan