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Technical Architect, Network Backbone - Remote

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103 Work Remotely
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At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
Edward Jones has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Architect capable of delivering network solutions that will support and advance the strategies of a growing financial services organization.
This motivated and driven individual needs to possess experience with cloud (Azure, AWS, Google, etc.) and on-premise networks, software defined and virtual networks (NSX), automation solutions, and other typical network solutions (DNS, load balancing, wireless, etc.)
Responsibilities will include research and evaluation of new solutions according to business needs, developing recommendations and business cases, developing and executing deployment plans, and engaging in complex problem solving and troubleshooting activities. Edward Jones has a full lab for researching new technologies and experimenting with the latest configurations. Network Automation skills are a definite plus to any potential candidate as we are looking to automate any manual network functions! The ideal candidate will have a strategic mindset and technical acumen to articulate the future designs while vetting them in the full-service lab. A Technical Architect at Edward Jones also needs to be able to project lead small teams to achieve quality and timely results.

* Bachelor's degree in Information Technology preferred or related work experience
* Minimum 10 years' experience working with enterprise network solutions, to include cloud and on-premise networks including hybrid, hardware and software defined networks, virtualization, automation, routing, switching, DNS, application load balancing, wireless, etc.
* Knowledge and experience in other areas of Information Technology (security, computing, operating systems, application infrastructure and development, etc.)
* Network automation skills are highly desired, Python, Java, Terraform, Ansible are a huge asset
* Able to ascertain business requirements, research and identify solutions, and make recommendations supported by a properly developed business case that includes technical feasibility, costs, benefits, etc.
* Able to develop and execute project / deployment plans that meet scope, time, cost and quality requirements
* Able to quickly assess, mitigate risk, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues using industry standard tools to include packet analyzers
* Able to develop processes and documentation according to the needs of the organization
* Able to provide technical leadership and strategic direction in alignment with IS and firm objectives
* Able to establish and maintain professional relationships throughout the organization and with vendors
* Able to collaborate and influence others, to include peers, leaders and vendors
* Able to mentor and build the technical skills of others, and foster a strong and collaborative team environment
* Champions innovation and leads change
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
* Excellent collaboration and communication (listening, written and verbal) skills
* Ability to multi-task and participate in large, complex, and concurrent projects
* Able to lead small groups in the delivery of technology solutions
* Strong understanding of project management concepts
* Knowledge of brokerage or financial company processes

* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. [Visit our career site](https://careers.edwardjones.com/compensation-and-values/) to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-07-19
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