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Sr Lead Enterprise Network Architecture

Company: GlobalFoundries
Location: New York
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:


About GlobalFoundries\:

GlobalFoundries is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication services to some of the world’s most inspired technology companies. With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GlobalFoundries makes possible the technologies and systems that transform industries and give customers the power to shape their markets. GlobalFoundries is owned by Mubadala Investment Company. For more information, visit

Summary of Role\:

Playing an essential role in GF’s IT technology transformation, the Enterprise Network Architect will be based out of the US location (Malta NY or Austin TX) and will be responsible for overseeing network architecture for global locations GlobalFoundries. This includes the ongoing development of GF’s platform centric technology strategy, and optimization and operationalization of network and security services across functional domains. The position requires and strong working knowledge of network and security platforms and concepts, including SDN/SDWAN, IPFabric, Cloud networking and threat prevention.

Essential Responsibilities include\:

  • Influence network strategy and drive transformation\: By partnering with business and IT leadership, the network architect will provide strategic roadmaps to promote and maximize the value of and performance of network services, risk mitigation, operation automation and governance.
  • Maximize value derived from network services\: Foster value creation through the adoption of native software defined networks, autoscale and NaaS/PaaS
  • Enable effective network services governance\: Outline best practices for network solution design, risk mitigation and change management.
  • Secure cloud services\: Aid in the analysis of cloud service security requirements and solutions, and work with the chief information security officer (CISO) and domain teams to ensure that cloud services are secure
  • Lead network architecture collaboration\: Collaborate with domain leaders, application and data architects, application developers, infrastructure and operations teams, to understand network availability and performance requirements and model a strategy accordingly

Other Responsibilities\:

  • Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs.

Required Qualifications\:

Education\: A bachelor's or higher degree in computer science, information systems or a related study.


  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in Enterprise Networks and security, with at least 6 years in cloud network design
  • In-depth experience of designing and implementing network solutions including IaaS, Security aaS and NaaS
  • Significant Hands-on experience with Cisco and Palo Alto Networks in a global 24x7 operations
  • Expert level understanding of TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, NLB
  • Strong understanding of network security as well as next generation platforms leveraging AI and ML
  • Experience with the semiconductor or manufacturing industry and CCNP/CCIE is highly desirable

Preferred Qualifications\:

  • Effective conceptualization, pattern recognition and teaming skills.
  • Business acumen, and the ability to communicate to executives, business domain stakeholders and technical staff alike.
  • Understanding of leading cloud services platforms and cloud adoption approaches.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts, as well as network and information security practices.
  • Certification of leading cloud service platforms

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

An offer of employment with GlobalFoundries is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, as applicable and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

GlobalFoundries is fully committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and believes that cultural diversity within the company enhances its business potential. GlobalFoundries goal of excellence in business necessitates the attraction and retention of highly qualified people. Artificial barriers and stereotypic biases detract from this objective and may be illegally discriminatory.

All policies and processes which pertain to employees including recruitment, selection, training, utilization, promotion, compensation, benefits, extracurricular programs, and termination are created and implemented without regard to age, ethnicity, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic or category specified by local, state or federal law.


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