Network Architect at TransUnion

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What We'll Bring

Our quest to modernizing the way we do technology is not slowing down anytime soon. We continue to make big strides in our agile atmosphere to bring the latest in products and solutions within the cloud infrastructure. Our cloud teams have the potential to shape the future by solving thought-provoking problems and using transformational technology to further enhance our capabilities in this data-driven world. Helping our clients build trust begins with a strong team of innovators ready to pave the way with strategy and optimization in mind. You’ll have the chance to thrive in a culture of ownership and delivery as these efforts continue to expand. As technology evolves, our advantage in having an ecosystem of innovation and modernization creates an unmatchable environment. These advantages can enable you to be at the center of groundbreaking discoveries.

What You'll Bring

10 or more years of progressively responsible professional experience in Information Technology with a focus on Network Engineering or Cloud Engineering organizations. Progressive responsibility should include direct hands-on and architectural involvement in software defined networking, automation, and implementation of private and hybrid clouds.

Superior communication skills (both written and verbal) regardless of audience.

Expert level understanding of data communications protocols focusing on TCP/IP

5 or more years of experience with Cisco routers and switches in a Data Center / WAN infrastructure

Advance level understanding of Cisco Nexus series (9K ACI and 7K) datacenter networking

5 or more years of experience with Cisco security tools like Firepower Threat Defense and ASA

Extensive hands-on experience working with software defined network solutions such as OpenFlow, OpenStack, Cisco SDWAN (Viptela), Cisco ACI, DDI Implementation (e.g. Infoblox), Cisco Meraki, VMware NSX, etc…

Prior experience in formulating standards for hybrid cloud connectivity and enabling mixed (hybrid) workloads.

Hands-on implementation experience in building AWS cloud foundations to support production-scale workloads.

Detailed understanding of load balancing (F5 preferred)

5 or more years of experience in routing protocols, such as BGP and OSPF.

5 or more years of experience in switch fabric technologies, such as 802.1aq, VXLAN, FabricPath, TRILL, QFabric, and Virtual Cluster Switching.

What we’d love to see:

Experience creating technology roadmaps for traditional network teams undertaking automation, API, and cloud journeys.

Experience in delivering architecture solutions through all phases of the project lifecycle via proven agile methodologies (including requirements definition, solutioning, implementation, and testing).

Development experience with Amazon Web Services

Working knowledge of Ansible (or similar automation platforms), Python, bash, Docker, and Kubernetes.

Exposure to automated deployment scripts and tools for system provisioning and configuration

Experience in developing software using API calls, microservices, serverless compute

Working knowledge of a breadth of Infrastructure technologies beyond Network (server, storage, clustering, etc.)

Hands on experience building large scale application deployments, standard three tier web applications, big data and analytics workloads

Degree in STEM field

Familiarity with other external cloud platforms (Azure, Google Cloud Platform etc.)

Hands on experience with Puppet or similar configuration management tools

Experience with software defined everything using CloudFormation and/or Terraform

Experience using DevOps tools and processes; creation of CICD pipelines

Development within a hybrid cloud environment

Impact You'll Make

You'll work with a team of engineers focused on building and maintaining the foundational network elements/components of our hybrid cloud implementation as part of TransUnion’s technology transformation.

You'll participate in the Agile planning for the Cloud Networking team as part of the broader Cloud Foundation project.

You’ll collaborate with managers, application developers, infrastructure engineers, application/infrastructure architects, and operations staff in support of the above and solve real business problems

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. 



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555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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