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Principal Network Architect

Company: Valvoline Global
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Why Valvoline Global Operations?
Valvoline Global is a worldwide leader in automotive and industrial solutions, creating future-ready products and best-in-class services for partners around the globe. Established in 1866, we introduced the world's first branded motor oil, claiming our position as The Original Motor Oil.---
As an affiliate of Aramco, one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemicals companies, we continue to invest strategically and expand globally, driving unparalleled product innovation and sustainable business solutions.
Our corporate values of care , integrity , passion , and excellence shape everything we do. Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve great.
When you join Valvoline Global, you join a culture that is committed to: treating all people with care, operating with integrity, striving for excellence in everything we do, and showing passion about delivering on our commitments.
Careers for the Driven
Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Principal Network Architect . We whole-heartedly adopt a 'never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we're looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.
As a Principal Network Architect this role will be the primary SME for all network design and reference architectures. This role will be engaged with all IT to extract business requirements to develop and improve network, network security and cloud architectures. The role will be responsible for updating and maintaining network architecture and design pattern documents that is leveraged by the Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Engineering, Network Engineer and Security teams. This role must also possess critical technology skills in all IT, but deep knowledge in Network, AWS, Azure, WAN and Infrastructure as Code. This role is responsible for helping business and IT leadership develop a strategy and 3-5- year roadmap for the global Cloud and On-Prem networks. Additionally lead business process and procedure design activities, end to end solution recommendations, network architecture, and technical guidance for the solution design, network integration and development in all the business platforms, including SAP Integrations, third-party B2B design, SaaS and Cloud. This individual will be responsible for defining the system architecture landscape, the master network segmentation structure, identifying gaps between current and desired end-states, and delivering a comprehensive, high-performance end to end solution that meets all requirements, (process and procedure, data and technical) that will enable achievement of the desired business outcomes. This role will also be responsible for making recommendations to the network engineering and operations for continuous improvement of business process and procedure design and system optimization and oversight of these platforms, including recommendations of integration with all IT platforms.
How You'll Make an Impact

  • Lead the development and implementation of IT Network strategy and develop a 3-year roadmap that is consistent with strategic objectives which delivers leading edge capabilities. Continuously review and adopt changes when necessary to ensure the network strategy is in alignment and will meet business needs and requirements of the overall business strategy and objectives.

  • Conduct IT network architecture, design and review sessions with senior management and their representatives to complete an analysis of business requirements, develop and recommend overall solution design that meets all business end state requirements and his in-line with strategic objectives.

  • Lead and drive large enterprise IT and Network projects. Gather business requirements, work closely with enterprise architecture and ARB process to design end state. Drive solution through implementation and operations process performed by many resources across IT including Network Engineering. These architectures should include defined, measurable workflows and visibility for the day to day operations of the network.

  • Maintain strong hands-on technology skills in Infrastructure as Code, routing BGP, WAN and security edge architectures. Responsible for level III escalations from global network team.

  • Oversee management of enterprise scale projects with global deployments from ideation phase to steady state environment, including test plans, user acceptance testing, deployment and support.

    What You'll Need

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Business Administration (or higher) in an IT related field.

    • Minimum 15+ years of large enterprise IT experience required.

    • Minimum 15+ years of Network, Cloud design, implementation and operations.

    • Preferred 7+ years of Solution Architect experience.

    • Preferred 7+ years integration experience with other process areas.

    • Minimum 15+ years of large enterprise IT experience required.

    • Minimum 15+ years of Network, Cloud design, implementation and operations.

    • Preferred 7+ years of Solution Architect experience.

    • Preferred 7+ years integration experience with other process areas.

    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to effectively communicate with top senior executives both verbally and in written communications.

    • Strategic Vision - Ability to understand and see the "big picture" related to business and IT objectives

    • Roadmap development

    • Network Architecture

    • Network Segmentation

    • Network Security Architecture Design

    • Strong Routing Skills

    • System Architecture

    • Application Design

    • Business Process and Procedure Design

    • Lifecycle and Development Designer

    • Integration Architecture Designer

    • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to take a leadership role when necessary

    • Experience with financial planning processes

    • Proficient in writing detailed solid business requirements.

    • Strong project management skills with a prior successful record of delivering large programs/projects

    • Familiarity with security standards such as TLS, SSL, SSO and data encryption

    • Must be willing to be flexible for evening and weekend work where escalations, projects, or other management initiatives dictate.

    • Ability to travel up to 5%

    • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

      What Will Set You Apart

      • MBA Preferred

        Benefits That Drive Themselves

        • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)

        • HSA and flexible spending accounts

        • 401(k)

        • Incentive opportunity*

        • Life insurance

        • Short and long-term disability insurance

        • Paid vacation and holidays*

        • Employee Assistance Program

        • Employee discounts

        • Tuition reimbursement*

        • Adoption assistance*

          *Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.
          Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.
          The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.

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            Job Locations US-Remote
            Job Post Information : Posted Date* 6 days ago (6/25/2024 8:39 AM)
            Division Global Operations
            Requisition # 2024-40817
            # of Openings 1

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