Sr. Network Architect

Versa Networks, Inc. has multiple openings for Sr. Network Architect.

Job duties:

  • Use product knowledge in Security, VPN, Routing, and SD-WAN to provide technical expertise to partners and the customers through technical presentations and product demonstrations.
  • Communicate with customers, sales staff, and marketing staff to determine customer needs.
  • Research and test new or modified Versa Networks software products to determine performance and interoperability.
  • Evaluate network designs to determine whether customer and partner requirements are met efficiently and effectively.
  • Design, build, or operate network configuration prototypes, including network hardware, software, lead installing product evaluations, presenting/training at seminars, and responding to RFP’s and RFI’s.
  • Adjust network sizes to meet volume or capacity demands in Customer Network or RFP. Determine specific Versa-specified appliance configurations, such as platforms, hypervisors, software, interfaces and bandwidths to deploy Versa VOS™ (formerly FlexVNF) software for customers.
  • Coordinate Versa Networks Solution design activities with designers of customer networks.
  • Develop, write and test procedures for Versa Networks solution installation, use, support and troubleshooting of communications hardware or software.
  • Bring up Controllers, Gateways and Orchestrators on Cloud Service Providers such as AWS, Azure and VMWare.
  • Deploy Versa Networks software such as Versa Director, Versa Analytics, Versa VOS™ (formerly FlexVNF) in the cloud Service Providers such as AWS, Azure and VMware.
  • Provide assistance with Setting up the Versa solution in the cloud for the customers.
  • Apply principles of computer networking and services to design, develop, test and evaluate networks.
  • Develop or recommend network security measures, such as firewalls, network security audits, or automated security probes for the customer networks.
  • Work with Engineering and Customer Support to assist with the troubleshooting of defects reported by customers or found during in-house release testing in areas of Routing, IPSEC, Network Security and SD-WAN.
  • Design Versa solutions for the customers, and review and explain the design to Developers, Test Engineers and Customer Support Engineers.
  • Document the test results and review the test results with Test Engineers and Customer Support Engineers.
  • Work with Test Engineers and Customer Support Engineers to troubleshoot a customer problem and help recreate the problem in the lab.
  • Develop, present, and respond to Request For Proposals (RFP) for specific customer requirements, including request for proposal responses and Versa Networks solutions.
  • Develop plans for customer legacy network equipment replacement with the Versa Networks Solution.


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, or a related field and 5 years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience as Network Architect, Technical Support Engineer, Technical Support Engineer Staff, Technical Support Engineer Sr. Staff, Network Consulting Engineer, Engineer – Network Consulting, Sr. Network Architect, Solutions Architect, or a related occupation required.

The required 5 years of work experience must include 5 years of experience in the following skills:

  • MP-BGP, Traffic Engineering, Layer 2 VPNs, Layer 3 VPNs, IPv6 and IP Multicast;
  • TCP and UDP;
  • Layer 2 Bridging, VLANs and Spanning Tree Protocol (STP);
  • Class of Service (CoS) or Quality of Service (QoS); and
  • Internet Protocol Security (IPsec), Network Address Translation (NAT), and Carrier grade network address translation (CGNAT).

Additional Information:

Employer’s name: Versa Networks, Inc.

Job site: 6001 America Center Drive, Suite 400, San Jose, CA 95002.

Telecommuting permitted.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please mail resume with Job # 2019547 to HR at Versa Networks, Inc., 6001 America Center Drive, Suite 400, San Jose, CA 95002.