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Network Segmentation Architect

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

About Us:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities, and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!


Are you eager to learn and apply the latest network technologies?  Are you passionate and thrive in a challenging environment?  Do you have experience with software-defined networking and optical transport platforms?  Bank of America places an emphasis on multi-layer network security and segmenting to create a better network infrastructure.  If you are detailed-orientated, have great communication and collaboration skills and are open to taking on new challenges this could be the role for you. 

About the Team:

The Bank of America Core and Data Center Network Architecture (CDCNA) team is responsible for the development of complex networking solutions deployable into the banks international IP core backbone, metropolitan IP and optical networks and global data centers. This team consists of highly motivated self-directed individuals who exceed performance expectations in a large and challenging workplace. The Bank of America core networks are carrier class infrastructures built on industry best practices and utilize carrier grade routing and optical transport platforms. Our data center networks consist of the latest software-defined multi-tenant spine/leaf network fabric technology.

Bank of America focuses heavily on network security with emphasis on multi-layer trust zones and segmentation. As a member of the CDCNA team, the development of a new segmentation strategy will include separation of management and data planes, creation of multi-tenancy standards, control and data plane design, developing an interaction between automation systems, access control and user policy engines for creating the proper balances between physical, logical and virtual domains.


  • You will help create a global network security architecture that separates both the underlay and overlay networks into different levels.
  • You will partner with the Global Information Security (GIS) team to support in aligning network security architecture to baselines, policies and security standards.
  • You’ll consult on GIS projects and engagements requiring support from CDCNA team.
  • You will support network audits, and work with compute, storage, app and order technology teams.
  • You will support CDCNA Centre of Excellent process and contribute to architectural whitepapers, product guides, high-level designs and design standards.
  • You will provide financial input for new initiatives and conduct comparative financial analysis.

What we are looking for:

  • You have experience working as a network engineer in LAN/WAN/routing/switching with Cisco Systems equipment and experience as a networking SME within Information Security.
  • You are skilled in networking protocols configuration.
  • You have knowledge in VMWare products (NSX/NSX-T), container networking, Kubernetes and hypervisors and are familiar with SD-WAN and SASE technologies.
  • You have excellent customer service skills including written and oral communication and task prioritization
  • You are capable in cross-functional teams and can work with geographically dispersed teams while leading multi-discipline technology teams.
  • You possess Cisco CCNA/CCNP/CCIE routing certifications or equivalent work experience.
  • You hold a BA or BS in Telecommunications, Information Security or Computer Science and CCSP and/or Azure Certifications


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No