24 days old

Principal Architect

New York, NY 10007

ADP is hiring a Principal Architect. This position is preferred in our Alpharetta (GA), Roseland (NJ), Miami (FL), or Norfolk (VA) locations, but remote will be considered for the right candidate.

  • Are you empathetic to client needs and inspired by transformation and impacting the lives of millions of people every day?
  • Are you looking to join a dynamic, inclusive team environment with a culture of collaboration and belonging?

Well, this may be the role for you. Ready to design what's next?

What You'll Do:

  • Lead the development of innovative network core and security solutions and tools from concept to delivery with a focus on new technologies in the areas of Public/Private Cloud, SASE, SDN, SD-WAN, Load Balancing, Network Security CDN, DNS and automation.
  • Participate in all facets of requirements gathering, prioritization, design, development, testing and execution of network engineering and security requests
  • Work closely with senior IT and business leaders to align IT activities with business objectives
  • Build strong cross-organizational relationships; effectively work with staff across the IT organization and the broader enterprise to align the network security technologies with overall organization needs
  • Liaise with vendors and service providers to identify and select the products or services that best support the organization's global network strategies
  • Provide network performance and capacity guidance by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends
  • Identify emerging security solutions and in coordination with Global Security, evaluate products
  • Regularly communicate the status of network security initiatives to IT leadership and internal business partners
  • Support adoption of new technologies and tools, recommend capability improvements, and assist in lab/QA deployments for technology trials
  • Be a mentor to other team members and lead through example by influencing the use of standards defined by the team and technical leadership

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years of Network Engineering work experience in Architecture, Design and Engineering.
  • Experience in recommending, designing, implementing, maintaining, state of the art network and application delivery hardware and software systems
  • Network & Infrastructure experience specific to large size organizations (5,000 employee minimum)
  • Experience with many of the technologies listed above, with SME level understanding on a few and the ability to pick up new technologies as the environment evolves.
  • Ability to be flexible, decision oriented, and motivated to support management initiatives
  • Demonstrate a consultative approach to strategic decisions with a particular emphasis on design and delivery
  • Hands-on experience in designing and deploying large scale network security technologies to both infrastructure, application and user populations.
  • Prior experience in multi-vendor networking technologies
  • Must be proficient in network architecture and design, network security, and network monitoring
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Strong foundation in dynamic routing protocols (i.e OSPF, BGP, MP-BGP, VxLAN, EVPN)
  • Experience working with highly effective engineering teams through major technology transitions
  • Experience working in complex network environments with legacy systems


  • Current or held advanced network or security related certifications (e.g., Cisco, Arista, CISSP, or relevant industry certification, etc.)
  • BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred (i.e Engineering, Computer Science or similar technical degree)
  • Experience or background with automation using Ansible and/or Python
  • Prior experience working on network segmentation projects
  • Experience with packet analysis and flow monitoring tools
  • Experience with cloud deployments such as GCP, AWS or Azure

Like what you see?  Apply now!

Learn more about ADP at tech.adp.com/careers


A little about ADP: We are a global leader in HR technology, offering the latest AI and machine learning-enhanced payroll, tax, HR, benefits, and much more. We believe our people make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive, down-to-earth culture that welcomes ideas, encourages innovation, and values belonging. ADP has a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a global Best Places to Work, DiversityInc® Top 50 Company, Best CEO and company for women, LGBTQ+, multicultural talent, and more. Learn more about ADP's commitment on our YouTube channel: http://adp.careers/DEI_Videos



  • Have courageous team collaboration. Courage comes from how associates are willing to have difficult conversations, speak up, be an owner, and challenge one another's ideas to net out the best solution.
  • Deliver at epic scale. We deliver real user outcomes using strong judgment and good instincts. We're obsessed with the art of achieving simplicity with a focus on client happiness and productivity.
  • Be surrounded by curious learners. We align ourselves with other smart people in an environment where we grow and elevate one another to the next level. We encourage our associates to listen, stay agile, and learn from mistakes.
  • Act like an owner & doer. Mission-driven and committed to leading change, you will be encouraged to take on any challenge and solve complex problems. No tasks are beneath or too great for us. We are hands-on and willing to master our craft.
  • Give back to others. Always do the right thing for our clients and our community and humbly give back to the community where we live and work. Support our associates in times of need through ADP's Philanthropic Foundation.
  • Join a company committed to equality and equity. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions.


What are you waiting for?  Apply today!

Find out why people come to ADP and why they stay: https://youtu.be/ODb8lxBrxrY

(ADA version: https://youtu.be/IQjUCA8SOoA )


We believe in good faith that compensation for a successful candidate based in Colorado would be between the range listed below. In the state of Colorado, we are offering the following benefits (subject to change):

Salaried and hourly workers who work on average 32 or more standard hours per week

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Student Loan Repayment Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off


Explore our COVID-19 page https://tech.adp.com/covid19/ to understand how ADP is approaching safety, travel, the hiring interview process, and more.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click https://jobs.adp.com/life-at-adp/ to learn more about ADPs culture and our full set of values.



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Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-06-22

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