Network Architect

Armstrong Flooring Lancaster , MN 56735

Posted 2 months ago

Network Architects provide the highest level of expertise for the development, specification and communication of the enterprise technology architecture plan, the infrastructure components required to support it and in the integration of corporate and business area architectures. Network Architects lead multiple projects for the assigned area and develops innovative and effective solutions for the most diverse and most complex business problems.

Location: 2500 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17604

Network Architect Salary: $100,000 - $125,000, based on experience (Gr. 12/13)

How you'll contribute to the team:

  • Lead and participate in the design, implementation, and enhancement of global infrastructure. Gather requirements to provide expert technical guidance on infrastructure solutions

  • Architect technical solutions and infrastructure in order to meet Armstrong Flooring's business objectives

  • Define life-cycle management for infrastructure technologies

  • Guide and direct contractors and junior team member

  • Acts as principal designer for major enterprise solutions architecture including applications, data, and infrastructure architectures

  • Develop and manage relationships with vendors in support of staff augmentation and systems support leads and directs Level 2 teams to maintain operational excellence of infrastructure services

  • Develop, implement, and maintain best-practice standards, policies, procedures, and associated training plans to ensure optimal daily operations are maintained

  • Provide integrated systems planning, research, evaluate and recommends new or different technologies which will enhance operational effectiveness and reduce costs

  • Lead and direct multiple projects managing resources and monitoring progress

  • Establish and maintain lines of communication with stakeholders with a view to keeping all parties informed of incidents, problems, and resolution

  • Identify opportunities to improve global standardization and organizational efficiencies

  • Serve as a point of escalation for team member's issues requiring a higher degree of expertise or discretion to resolve and ensure timely resolution of issues by focusing on root cause analysis and implementing corrective action plans

  • Assist in the development of IT budgets and estimates and multi-year functional road map for network. Contribute to the overall strategy, tactics, planning and execution of initiatives to support IT services

  • Develop and maintain disaster recovery plans, including documenting solutions and procedures.

  • Work collaboratively with management to identify and prioritize projects in the portfolio associated with the maintenance of existing systems, development and implementation of new systems, resolution of more complex problems and the evaluation of emergent technologies through developing business cases that include options, recommendation, cost/benefit and risk analysis,

What you'll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field required

  • 5+ years of infrastructure design and implementation

  • Strong technical grasp of technology architecture preferred in a manufacturing environment

We'll be excited if you have:

  • Certification in either a process discipline (ITIL, PMI, Six Sigma) or technical discipline (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, Linux, Cisco, etc.)

  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies

  • Knowledge and understanding of networking in manufacturing environments (OT)

  • Strong understanding of converting end-user needs and requirements into IT solutions

You'll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories. We are North America's #1 producer of resilient flooring products and our mission is to inspire great spaces.

That's us. That's Armstrong Flooring.

Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we're proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations.

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.

DEVELOPMENT

At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many employees with diverse backgrounds and career paths. We offer the following opportunities which promote a growth culture:

  • Certifications

  • On-the-Job training

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Instructor-led & online courses

  • Job shadowing

  • Cross-functional team projects

BENEFITS

  • Choice of competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans - effective Day 1 of employment

  • Prescription plan with mail-order options

  • 401k with company match

  • Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Paid vacation with graduated schedule & option to purchase more

  • Paid holidays

  • Product discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

LIFESTYLE

  • Company celebrations & department gatherings

  • Family picnics

  • Recognition program

  • Service awards

  • Casual work environment

In addition, our world headquarters office offers:

  • Campus-like environment

  • 3-mile wooded walking path

  • Fitness Center

  • Lunchtime Caf

  • Disc golf, volleyball, bocce ball

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets


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