Senior Data Centre Network Architect with Spine Leaf architecture experience to design and implement network infrastructures and create technology roadmap.

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Oct 16, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 31, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 132683
Location: Calgary

Our client has an immediate requirement for a Senior Data Centre Architect with Spine-Leaf Architecture experience to design and implement network infrastructures and create the technology roadmap.

4-month contract with extensions.

Must Haves:

  • 8+ years experience as a Network Architect
  • 5+ years experience in Data Centre Architecture
  • Experience with Spine-Leaf Architecture
  • Strong understanding of cloud networking concepts and experience with cloud service providers (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Industry certifications such as CCIE, CCNP, or JNCIE


  • Replace existing end of life data center network hardware (2K, 5K and 7K) with new system components​
  • Verify that proposed network architecture is compatible with micro-segmentation and Software Defined Network (SDN) in the future​
  • New network architecture design​ (spine-leaf architecture)
  • Develop transition state to support current environment​.
  • Scheduling, coordination and communication with stakeholders for hardware replacement​
  • Performance and network components monitoring​
  • Ability to support workload traffic to Cloud solution (e.g. AWS, Azure) and on-prem
  • Scalable to support future growth​.