Principal Network Architect

Honeywell Tempe , AZ 85280

Posted 3 weeks ago

Principal Network Architect

Driving Infinite Possibilities Within A Diversified, Global Organization

The Enterprise Services Computer and Connectivity Platform Organization designs, implements and operates a state of the art Information Systems Infrastructure serving around 130,000 employees, in over 1,300 locations across 70 plus countries. We work with the latest and emerging technologies to deliver scalable, high performing, always available infrastructure services around the world.

We deliver services that connects, hosts, virtualizes, stores, collaborates, integrates, computes, and transacts business solutions that utilize private and public clouds, BIG data, automation, overlay networks and all variants of "as a Service".

We support voice, video and data on a single, consolidated global network, enabling our employees, partners and customers to collaborate and do business securely and efficiently, in real time, anywhere, anytime with any device, delivering solutions with dynamic bandwidth and scalable computing power.

The Senior Network Architect position within the Connectivity team is a key player in the design, implementation and support of the data network infrastructure across all Honeywell sites globally. The Architect will function as the SME (Subject Matter Expert) for developing contemporary data network solutions that seamlessly integrates the Internet, Hybrid Clouds and Honeywell's network using emerging and cutting edge capabilities and functionality.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a comprehensive global network architecture and strategy that encompasses the entire network service portfolio across all Honeywell sites worldwide

  • Subject Matter Expert for contemporary data network designs and solutions which consolidates Voice, Video and Data networks, using Software Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization, Automation and Orchestration, Hybrid Clouds, Intent Based Networking, Segmentation, Internet of Things, Edge Intelligence, Predictive and Self Learning Modeling

  • Transition traditional and legacy network solutions to contemporary solutions using the Internet, Cloud, XaaS, Open Source etc.

  • Develop, document and publish architectural standards and designs, drive consistent service standards that are global, agile, scalable and easy to maintain

  • Help develop business cases that identifies the problem, outcome, risks, benefits and the financial justification to support them

  • Develop network designs that meet cyber safety, compliance and regulatory requirements of the business

  • Develop solutions which conform to network standards, are documented, kept current and keep pace with business demands

  • Deliver network solutions are highly available, redundant, fault tolerant, diverse and affordable

  • Develop roadmaps and timelines for new network capabilities and functionality

  • Identify network optimization and automation opportunities, help develop rollout and upgrade plans and suggest uniform operating models

  • Participate in 'Go-Live' support of any design deployment and transition into operational steady state.

  • Prepare, review, and approve change management requests

  • Provide technical and business input for IT infrastructure projects related to voice and data networking, and related technologies. Understand and support global voice technology needs and directions.

  • Participate in large scale, multi-functional projects, including product development, merger and acquisition, and divestiture activities, with an open and creative mindset focused on delivering business solutions.

  • Act as a technical advisor with businesses, internal teams, supplier partners, end-users, and solution providers to ensure processes and tools are in place and/or are followed to support the environment and meet business needs

  • Analyze business processes, and assess business needs to assist with the development and deployment of network services and solutions

  • Provide compliance and support for regulation controlled systems

  • Help establish service levels that are effective, measured and reported

  • Help identify and adjust service levels to ensure results are oriented to customer satisfaction.

  • Define service improvements via metrics, root cause analysis, problem management

  • Assist in the coordination efforts and technical support with multiple suppliers

  • Work to develop end to end SLAs with multiple partners and suppliers

  • Mentor different team members in areas of expertise.

  • Other responsibilities as needed.
    40 Architecture design 25 Agile Platform development 35 Technology upgrade oversight


  • Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

  • 8+ years' IT Infrastructure experience managing, securing, operating and supporting Voice and Networking services with a strong focus on IP networking technologies supporting voice, video and data networks

  • Must be a US citizen due to contractual requirements

  • Experience creating technology roadmap, blue prints and tactical to strategic execution plans

  • Experience with outsourced and hosted 3rd party service providers

  • Experience supporting international, global and multi-national wide area networks with over 100 sites

  • Hands on experience and expertise with but not limited to following technologies: TCP/IP, IP addressing, Routing Protocols, QOS/COS, Cisco routes/switches, wireless controllers and access points, Checkpoint/Palo Alto Firewalls, Remote Access/VPN, SD Networking, Virtualization, Automation and Orchestration, Intent based Networking, Proactive and Predictive Modeling, Programming and Scripting, Chef, Puppet, VoIP, SIP, Voice Gateways, CODECs, DNS, DHCP, Skype for Business, Geolocation, Load Balancing, IoT, Edge Computing, AI.

  • Experience and knowledge working with Governmental and Country specific regulatory, legal and compliance restrictions regarding telecommunications and data privacy


  • CCNA, CCIE certifications highly preferred

  • Experience working with a culturally diverse, globally distributed and technically focused team

  • Experience supporting large, complex, business critical and revenue impacting local area networks

  • Experience solutioning and implementing infrastructures requiring 100% availability, near zero latency, low jitter and response times.

  • Advanced trouble shooting and problem resolution skills in working with complex networks

  • Extensive communication abilities

  • Strong data analytical skills

  • Team player working in an international, virtual, distributed and multi-culture team

  • Possesses a record of execution against aggressive timelines

  • Creative paradigm-breaker capable of delivering contemporary and emerging network solutions

  • Consistent and disciplined approach to support global corporations

  • Constant change agent

  • Ability to deliver on challenging commitments

  • Self-motivated

  • Familiar with business/location/regional legal regulations

  • Familiar with Agile (Scrum) project methodologies

  • ITIL and Six Sigma certification

Must be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements. Exempt How Honeywell is Connecting the World INCLUDES

  • Continued Professional Development


  • Job ID: req186894

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: 1300 W Warner Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284 USA

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

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