Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Vertafore is a leading technology company whose innovative software solution are advancing the insurance industry. Our suite of products provides solutions to our customers that help them better manage their business, boost their productivity and efficiencies, and lower costs while strengthening relationships.

Our mission is to move InsurTech forward by putting people at the heart of the industry. We are leading the way with product innovation, technology partnerships, and focusing on customer success.

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better.

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices across the U.S., Canada, and India.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Network Architect, the person develops and maintain stable, reliable and secure networks. The person mentors a team of junior network engineers and NOC personnel to troubleshoot and optimize Vertafore's networks for our users and customers.

In this role, the person is expected to have strong knowledge of network architecture, engineering and administration. They have excellent problem-solving skills and network troubleshooting skills. The person should have passion to continuously improve services, enhance security and optimize network performance.

Please note, we have two openings for this role. One opening is focused on F5 solution and second opening is focused on Firewalls. The details for each are listed below.

Core Requirements and Responsibilities:

Essential job functions included but are not limited to the following:

  • Primarily responsible for installation, configuration, repair and lifecycle of all network and security devices, load balancers, and circuits across Vertafore's data centers and office locations
  • Provide expertise, installation, support, maintenance, and direction on network and security engineering and architecture requirements
  • Supports several network enclaves, defining and maintaining standards across each
  • Initiates and manages scheduled maintenance on network and security devices
  • Provides direct support to technical and non-technical entities in order to define requirements and deliver solutions to meet customer needs including site-to-site VPNs, remote access VPNs, and leased lines
  • Own, define and drive projects to support business requirements and to enhance the network's performance, availability and security
  • Applies Quality Control and Quality Assurance principles
  • Interpret security advisories and design, implement and test control measures
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to individuals of various technical ability
  • Writes and maintains complete and concise technical documentation
  • Serve as the highest point of escalation for network and network security incidents

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong experience in managing and supporting Cisco network environment for hybrid data centers and global offices.
  • Experience with web application firewalls such as Imperva is a plus
  • Knowledge of network routing protocols including multi-homed BGP and OSPF
  • Knowledge of network switching protocols including STP, VPC, and GLBP
  • Knowledge and experience with access control protocols such as RSA / ISE / TACACS
  • Experience as decision maker– whether alone or for team; own the decision's results
  • Able to handle pressure during outages and systematically resolving issues
  • Experience being tasked outside their training, willing to take on and learn new technologies
  • Experience as an escalation engineer in a customer centric role
  • Experience interacting with vendors, onshore and offshore and MSPs
  • Experience communicating at various levels including non-technical staff, leadership, management and external customers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in CS/IT or equivalent work experience
  • 7-10 years' experience or certifications with Cisco NX-OS, Cisco IOS, Cisco IOS-XE
  • CCNP or higher certified candidates will get preference
  • Must have experience with AWS (preferred) or other cloud provider
  • Strong experience with F5 solutions 
  • F5 Certified Solutions Expert (401) or F5 Certified Solution Expert candidates will be given a preference
  • 5 plys years' experience or certifications with F5 solution is MUST
  • 3-4 years experience with Palo Alto, 8.1x gateways / 9.0.x Panorama or Global Protect VPN is a plus
  • Strong experience with Palo Alto firewalls and Global Protect VPN is a MUST
  • PCNSE Certified (Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer) candidates will be given a preference
  • 5 plus years' experience or certifications with Palo Alto, 8.1x gateways / 9.0.x Panorama is a MUST
  • 3-4 years' experience or certifications with F5 – LTM/AFM (14.1.2.6)

Additional Requirements and Details:

  • Travel required up to 10% of the time.

  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds.

  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.). 

  • Frequent sitting and/or standing.

*We are currently working remotely due to COVID19.

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Languages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Vertafore's mentorship framework is an independently led experience between a mentee and a mentor. Resources are ongoingly provided to start this relationship and keep it successful & valuable.
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

We felt like the stretch of no three day weekends from Feb - May was too long, so we added our own holiday! We celebrate Vertafore Rest and Recharge day in April, and the whole company has a long weekend.

More Jobs at Vertafore59 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
HR + Recruiting
Internships
Marketing
Operations
Project Mgmt
Sales
Content
Data + Analytics
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
HR + Recruiting
new
Denver
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Denver
Design + UX
new
Denver
Developer
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Developer
new
Denver
HR + Recruiting
new
Denver
Project Mgmt
new
Remote
Content
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Internships
new
Denver
Marketing
new
Denver
Sales
new
Denver
Data + Analytics
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Operations
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Project Mgmt
new
Denver
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Denver
Operations
new
Denver
Finance
new
Denver
Operations
new
Denver
Developer
new
Remote
Design + UX
new
Denver
Design + UX
new
Denver
Developer
new
Denver
Operations
new
Denver
Marketing
new
Denver
Project Mgmt
new
Denver
Operations
new
Denver
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Vertafore's full profileSee more Vertafore jobs