Careers @ Cadenza

Cadenza LLC is actively seeking qualified candidates for the position(s) listed below. If you are interested in applying, please send a current copy of your resume showing relevant experience to careers@cadenzallc.com.

Network Architect

Cadenza is seeking a network architect to join our growing team.  This customer facing role will work directly with our clients to deploy advanced networking technologies into their environments. 

Why Cadenza?

Cadenza was founded in 2009 by Architects who wanted to unlock the potential of networking.  At Cadenza, you’ll join a team of industry veterans at the forefront of automating some of the largest networks in the world.  We invest in our team through cross training, education, and lab facilities.  We believe planning, preparation, and a team approach are the recipe for achieving work life balance and positive client outcomes.

Cadenza offers competitive compensation, benefits, training opportunities, and flexible work environment.

Work Responsibilities

  • Work with Cadenza clients ranging from SMBs to Fortune 100 accounts to standardize, implement, secure, and automate the deployment of network technologies.
  • Plan and execute network changes within a client’s change management process.
  • Provide network design and architecture guidance to clients to further enhance the performance and security of their networks.
  • Identify opportunities to leverage process and network automation to improve work efficiency.
  • Ability to manage all aspects of a consulting engagement including client relationship management, pre-sales engineering, budgetary planning, and profitability management.
  • Interface as needed with client executives to communicate consulting engagement status, business delivery status, and technical delivery status.
  • Propose, design, and execute new technology rollouts as required to enhance Cadenza’s technical and business capabilities.
  • Provide support for Cadenza managed services clients on an escalation basis for critical issues.

Work Environment

  • Network Architect will work remotely supporting Cadenza’s global client portfolio.
  • Some travel within the US may be required based on client implementation requirements.

Work Experience

  • At least 10 years of work experience in the IT field with a strong focus in networking technologies.
  • Experience working in a consulting or project based environment (strongly preferred).
  • Experience providing deliverables aligned to a formal statement of work (SOW) or scoped engagement.
  • Experience supporting and implementing network technologies in a multi-vendor environment.
  • Experience implementing network solutions in a Fortune 250 environment (strongly preferred).
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new networking technologies or modify network designs based on client feedback.
  • Experience triaging support issues and working within an incident management process.
  • Currently hold (or obtain within 12 months of starting employment) two Professional level network industry certifications in technology areas listed in the “Technical Experience” section.

Technical Experience

  • Cadenza Architects routinely work with a wide variety of networking technologies.  Successful Architects will have a strong core competency in general network and the ability to quickly expand into new areas as client needs evolve.  Typical technology areas include:
  • Physical Layer
  • Copper Cabling Standards (EIA/TIA Cat5 / 6 / 6a)
  • Fiber Optic Cabling Standards (MM / SM / BiDi / DWDM)
  • 802.11 (a / b / g / n / ac / ax)
  • Cellular (3G / 4G / GSM / LTE)
  • Routing & Switching (Juniper, Cisco, Arista, HPE)
  • Layer 2 (STP, RSTP, PVSTP, VSTP, LACP, 802.1q)
  • Layer 2+ (vPC, MC-LAG, Virtual-Chassis, Stackwise, VSS)
  • Layer 3 (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, Routing Instances, VRFs)
  • Layer 3+ (VPNv4, MP-BGP, MPLS-TE, PIM)
  • Data Center Interconnect (VXLAN, EVPN, OTV)
  • Data Center Fabrics (VMware NSX, Cisco ACI)
  • Security (Juniper, Cisco, Palo Alto)
  • Layer 4 (stateful packet inspection, NAT, PAT)
  • VPN (IPSec site to site, IPsec remote access, SSL VPN, DMVPN, AutoVPN, AD-VPN)
  • Layer 7 (Application Firewalling, Web Filtering, IPS, malware infection mechanics)
  • Authentication (PEAP, EAP-TLS, PKI, TACACS, RADIUS)
  • Compute Hypervisors
  • VMware ESXi
  • KVM
  • Cloud
  • Azure / AWS / SoftLayer virtual networking.
  • Juniper vSRX and vMX.  Cisco CSR1000V.
  • Network Automation
  • Ansible, Python, Perl, shell scripting

Cadenza LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Cadenza LLC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Cadenza LLC are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Cadenza LLC will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Cadenza LLC encourages applicants of all ages.


Cloud Architect

Cadenza is seeking a cloud architect to join our growing team.  This customer facing role will work directly with our clients to deploy advanced networking technologies into their public cloud environments. 

Why Cadenza?

Cadenza was founded in 2009 by Architects who wanted to unlock the potential of networking.  At Cadenza, you’ll join a team of industry veterans at the forefront of automating some of the largest networks in the world.  We invest in our team through cross training, education, and lab facilities.  We believe planning, preparation, and a team approach are the recipe for achieving work life balance and positive client outcomes.

Cadenza offers competitive compensation, benefits, training opportunities, and flexible work environment.

Work Responsibilities

  • Work with Cadenza clients ranging from SMBs to Fortune 100 accounts to standardize, implement, secure, and automate the deployment of network technologies.
  • Plan and execute network changes within a client’s change management process.
  • Provide network design and architecture guidance to clients to further enhance the performance and security of their networks.
  • Identify opportunities to leverage process and network automation to improve work efficiency.
  • Ability to manage all aspects of a consulting engagement including client relationship management, pre-sales engineering, budgetary planning, and profitability management.
  • Interface as needed with client executives to communicate consulting engagement status, business delivery status, and technical delivery status.
  • Propose, design, and execute new technology rollouts as required to enhance Cadenza’s technical and business capabilities.
  • Provide support for Cadenza managed services clients on an escalation basis for critical issues.

Work Environment

  • Cloud Architect will work remotely supporting Cadenza’s global client portfolio.
  • Some travel within the US may be required based on client implementation requirements.

Work Experience

  • At least 10 years of work experience in the IT field with a strong focus in public cloud and networking technologies.
  • Experience working in a consulting or project based environment (strongly preferred).
  • Experience providing deliverables aligned to a formal statement of work (SOW) or scoped engagement.
  • Experience deploying, automating, and securing applications in public cloud environments.
  • Experience supporting and implementing network technologies in a multi-vendor environment.
  • Experience implementing network solutions in a Fortune 250 environment (strongly preferred).
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new networking technologies or modify network designs based on client feedback.
  • Experience triaging support issues and working within an incident management process.
  • Currently hold (or obtain within 6 months of starting employment) two Professional level network industry certifications in technology areas listed in the “Technical Experience” section.

Technical Experience

  • Cadenza Architects routinely work with a wide variety of public cloud and networking technologies.  Successful Architects will have a strong core competency in general virtualized infrastructure and the ability to quickly expand into new areas as client needs evolve.  Typical technology areas include:
  • On-premise / hybrid routing & switching (Juniper, Cisco, Arista, HPE)
  • Layer 3 (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, Routing Instances, VRFs)
  • Layer 3+ (VPNv4, MP-BGP, MPLS-TE, PIM)
  • Data Center Interconnect (VXLAN, EVPN, OTV)
  • Data Center Fabrics (NSX-V, NSX-T, Cisco ACI)
  • Security (Juniper, Cisco, Palo Alto)
  • Layer 4 (stateful packet inspection, NAT, PAT)
  • VPN (IPSec site to site, IPsec remote access, SSL VPN)
  • Layer 7 (Application Firewalling, Web Filtering, IPS, malware infection mechanics)
  • Identity Access Management (RADIUS, AD, 2FA, MFA)
  • Compute Form Factors
  • VMware ESXi
  • KVM
  • Containerization (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • Cloud
  • Azure (Account mgmt, Azure AD, networking, compute, monitoring, Functions and other Azure services as needed)
  • AWS (Account Mgmt, IAM, networking, compute, database, monitoring, Lambda and other AWS services as needed)
  • SoftLayer virtual networking.
  • Juniper vSRX and vMX.  Cisco CSR1000V.
  • Devops & Automation
  • Python, Perl, shell scripting
  • CI/CD pipelines (Azure DevOps, AWS CodePipeline)
  • PowerShell
  • Azure CLI
  • Netconf
  • Ansible
  • Terraform

Cadenza LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Cadenza LLC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Cadenza LLC are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Cadenza LLC will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Cadenza LLC encourages applicants of all ages.