Krakow, Poland


Information Technology



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MAKE HISTORY WITH US! At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. We are transforming our network, implementing the latest connectivity technologies to connect our users across the globe, wherever they are, in factories, retail outlets, head offices, sales offices or working remotely. Our Global Connectivity Transformation progamme will transform our WAN to a fully internet-based SD-WAN, deploy WiFi 6 as our standard wireless technology, modernise the LAN switching environment and deploy new capabilities to secure the network, Hybrid connectivity is our present, container networking is just around the corner. Currently we are looking to hire a Connectivity Architect to help us deliver this ambitious transformation. Together with your team, you will design, configure, maintain and visualize the PMI global network, connecting datacenters, cloud landing zones, factories, offices, and retail locations around the world. This position will be part of an agile team of architects and engineers located in Krakow, Poland and working on building the future of PMI Connectivity and supporting our Cloud Transformation journey. The PMI Connectivity team supports a truly global network, comprised of WAN, MAN, LAN, Wireless LAN, telephony, firewalls, load balancers, remote access solutions, hybrid cloud connectivity, etc. This team works hand in hand with our Managed Network Service Provider to support PMI networks around the globe. JOIN US! WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR? • 5 years + of designing, automating, managing, or supporting enterprise data and voice networks; • Previous work experience in the network architecture field within telecommunications vendor / service provider or large enterprise; • Advanced certifications from vendors such as Cisco (DevNet, CCIE/CCNP), Palo Alto, or AWS/Azure; • Understanding and experience with Software Development and Design, Automation, APIs, etc.; • Experience in managing requirements for a large global network backbone; • Expertise with the following technologies: - Cisco LAN Solutions - Cisco SD-Access (DNA-C, ISE), and legacy LAN solutions. - Cisco WAN Solutions – Cisco SD-WAN - Cisco Meraki Solutions - Palo Alto Firewalls - Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure) - Ansible BitBucket, Git, Jenkins, other CI/CD tools • Knowledge and expertise in the following technologies is a huge plus: - Palo Alto Prisma Access - Terraform Enterprise / Infrastructure as Code - Hybrid cloud connectivity (AWS DX, DXGW, TGW, GWLB, etc.) - Knowledge of Industrial Networks (ICS, Purdue) - Knowledge of Skype for Business / Microsoft Teams, VoIP, SIP, SBCs WHAT WE OFFER YOU? • private medical and dental care, life insurance • subsidized meals in company canteens • remote work opportunity and flexible working arrangements • employee pension plan • multisport program • holiday, cultural & Christmas bonus • wide range of trainings, optional language classes, further education and professional qualification support possibility • free bike and car parking for all employees There will be a possibility of almost 100% remote work (in Poland) with occasional visits in our office in Krakow. HOW CAN YOU MAKE HISTORY WITH US? • Define, evolve, and implement the roadmap of the global connectivity architecture for specific products and solutions. • Analyze and translate business technical requirements to design into architectural blueprints for solutions to achieve complex business objectives for PMI. • Work on proactively identifying opportunities to improve and enhance PMI networks. • Support major network transformation projects by contributing and collaborating with different Solution and software Architects within PMI. • Develop and improve operational documentation, process guidelines, and best practices for PMI Connectivity team. • Support major network transformation projects by contributing and collaborating with Solution and Software Architects. • Examine vendor products to determine the best fit with PMI requirements. • Work with network equipment vendors, telecom carriers, network monitoring equipment/software vendors. • Recommend technology solutions based on vendor capabilities and product/service offerings to ensure the network is operational, reliable, secure, and efficient. • Be responsible for the automation of enterprise connectivity infrastructure, including the planning, design, and implementation follow up of PMI network solutions. Please note that only on-line applications will be taken into consideration. Only selected candidates will be contacted.