Be a part of the Subway® Group – the world’s largest quick service restaurant franchisor and recognized leader in the Quick Service industry. With more than 44,400 restaurants in over 113 countries, we continue to add talent to our team at our global headquarters in Milford, Connecticut.
Our team is looking for a Network Architect who wants to work with cutting-edge network technologies on a global scale. Our foremost objectives:
- Connecting dynamic hybrid cloud environments
- Automating and streamlining network processes through software-defined networking (SDN)
- Continually improving the performance, reliability, and security of our worldwide network through ITIL principles
As a primary member of the Network Engineering team, you will be responsible for the design and architecture strategy of an advanced global IP network that ties the Subway campus, cloud, and data centers together seamlessly with high availability and low latency.
Your expertise in global backbone knowledge as well as in the data center will be crucial to success as a part of the engineering team now and into the future on how to deliver and scale to millions of restaurant guests and mobile users.
Previous experience in global scale networks and their design is a firm requirement for this role.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Responsible for the architecture of the global backbone and data center infrastructures.
- Develop solutions that drive the success of our bleeding-edge networks and platforms.
- Develop appropriate literature and documentation to clearly articulate our architectures.
- Develop mid and long term strategies for network platforms.
- Work with vendors to understand current technologies as well as future technologies and how they apply to our strategy.
- Participate in capacity planning and peering strategies.
- Work with the network software engineering team on automation and service strategies.
- Act as an evangelist for the network and our architectures, ensuring support and acceptance of our strategy across departments.
- Provide technical guidance and support to other network engineers within the team.
- 10+ years of progressive experience supporting large/global scale telecommunications networks
- 5+ years of the above experience in an architecture or design capacity.
- Experience in the backbone and edge routing policy, engineering, and operation in a multi-transit, multi-peer environment.
- Experience with enterprise campus/WAN, data center, and cloud networking technologies
- Demonstrated knowledge of load-balancing and scalable architectures.
- Expert understanding of commonly used protocols and technologies in a global network:
- TCP/IP (v4 + v6)
- Deep understanding of modern router architecture including interworking of control plane and forwarding plane, switch fabric, and egress queuing.
- Capable of mentoring other network engineers.
- Fluent in Palo Alto, Juniper, Cisco
- Cisco CCNP/CCDP
- Juniper JNCIP/JNCIE/JNCDS
- Palo Alto PCNSE
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect
- Microsoft MCSP: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
OUR WORK PERKS:
While we offer a competitive salary for the position, we also have additional perks you might enjoy, such as:
- Free breakfast & lunch – Subway of course!
- A gorgeous campus surrounded by walking trails and a relaxing lake – perfect for a mid-day break
- After work yoga – good for the body and mind
- Tuition reimbursement – for those who wish to further their education
The Company is only considering applicants who are currently authorized to work in the U.S.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.