Intuitive Surgical Careers

Network Architect

Sunnyvale, California
Information Technology

Job Description

Job: Information Technology
Primary Location: United States-California-Santa Clara County-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time


Company Description:

Who is Intuitive Surgical? The numbers tell an amazing story. Learn more about our company.

Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Primary Function of Position:
This position has responsibility for establishing and designing the network solutions roadmap and present on a regular basis the strategic vision for proposed future network technologies and improvements aligned to corporate strategy and business needs. Will continually update understanding of business and technology status and objectives and respond to strategic design requests as the business evolves. Analyze business requirements to develop technical network solutions and work with business owners to architect networks that effectively reflect business needs, service-level and availability requirements, and other technology parameters.

Roles and Responsibilities:

This position has responsibility and authority for:
• Network architecture design and continuous improvement, installation and software version control/revision on all network equipment.
• Install, configure and maintain Cisco networking hardware such as IOS, NXOS based Catalyst and Nexus Switches, Wireless Access Points, Cisco, Juniper routers, Cisco and Juniper Firewall, Cisco IPSec VPN and Juniper SSL VPN, Cisco FCoE, and Cisco and Palo Alto IDS/IPS etc. Ensure high availability, reliability, and optimal performance of network systems and services.
• Monitor performance and provide capacity analysis/planning. Evaluate new technologies and support decision-making process and long-term technical direction.
• Provide mentorship to entry/junior level team members.
• Provide project and vendor management as needed.

Skill/Job Requirements:

Competency Requirements: (Competency is based on: education, training, skills and experience.) In order to adequately perform the responsibilities of this position the individual must:

• Minimum of 7 to 10 year in network engineering and architecture role
• B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent. Cisco CCIE certification
• Experience and architecture of the following Data Center technologies is a must: Cisco Nexus data center architecture, Cisco FCoE, Cisco Fiber Interconnect, Cisco Unified Computing, Cisco ASA firewall and Firepower, and Cisco Routers with MPLS and private lines
• Extensive experience on layer 2 protocols like STP, VTP, VLANs, and Cisco Nexus 7k, 5k, 2k and 3850x.
• Deep understanding of Routing protocols like OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, VRF, Multicast, AnyCast, and MPLS.
• Knowledge of security protocols SSL, VPN and IPSec/NAT is required.
• Extensive experience managing VPN using IPsec & GRE to configure and troubleshoot VPN backup. Security protocols SSL, VPN and IPSec/NAT is required.
• Knowledge and hands on experience with NAC (network access control)
• Hands on experience with Riverbed Steelhead and SteelFusion
• Strong ability to identify, determine and document customer requirements
• Solid written and verbal communication proficiencies, quick learning abilities and self-motivated team player.
• Be available as part of a 24x7x365 on call rotation. 

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.