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Network Architect

Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 66381 

Job Location: Business Technology Center Tulsa OK 

Areas of Interest: Infrastructure 

Colorado Base Salary Range: Not Available 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

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Job Description

The Network Architect is primarily responsible for the design, alteration, and security of all network and unified communications infrastructure across the enterprise. Interfacing at the business level as well as with the technical side to produce the blueprint for a complex, large-scale, integrated network and voice infrastructure. 

Team Culture

The mission of IT is to Enable Business Success and Create Raving fans. We do this through our shared quest to continuously improve, while simultaneously looking at ways to optimize our applications and processes. We are a determined, smart, and collaborative group that is eager to welcome you to the team.

How You'll Spend Your Time

  • Strategy:  You’ll closely work with the network operations team to advance a multi-year network playbook and associated roadmap to continuously improve our network performance, system resiliency and customer experience. 
  • Projects: You’ll implement projects, systems, and issues of medium to high complexity surrounding network planning, configuration and optimization including keeping disaster recovery plans up-to-date, as required, and configuring the network to support recovery objectives to ensure business continuity
  • Operations: You’ll communicate with operational support teams as required, keep them informed of incident progress and notify them of impending changes or outages.
  • Process Improvements: You’ll schedule and coordinate corrective and routine maintenance on critical network, Disaster Recovery and voice systems with appropriate vendors, customers, and support organizations.
  • Security and Risk: You'll perform network risk assessments, implement tech solutions, and assist with internal or external network security audits, Disaster Recovery testing, and maintenance.

Essential Duties

  • Work closely with business lines to determine business process and productivity needs and an appropriate technology strategy to support business goals.
  • Work with technical project management to architect networks that effectively reflect business needs, service-level and availability requirements, and other technology parameters.
  • Effective communication skills to work with third parties to bring resolution to complex issues
  • Develop reporting metrics, roadmaps, standards, annual budgets, and processes based on industry best practices.
  • Establish governing principles, standards, and processes for network design and deployment.
  • Participate in selection of unified communication products and standards with other team members.
  • Lead teams of senior network engineers in developing detailed designs and quality-control mechanisms for unified communication implementations.
  • Communicate the role and value of the network and voice infrastructure to the organization and present the business case for technology investments.
  • Continually update understanding of business and technology status and objectives and respond to strategic design requests as the business evolves.
  • Works within project design teams and technical project managers.
  • Understands industry best practices and mentors IT colleagues.
  • Has in-depth understanding of business strategy and ability to interact effectively with senior business managers and C-level executives.

Education & Experience Requirements

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Technology/Science and typically has 7 to 10 years IT work experience as technical system support and network administration or 13-16 years work related experience.


Cisco Certified Network Associate - CCNA     

Cisco Certified Design Expert - CCDE

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - CCIE                                                                                 


  • Data Center (Cisco, DCNM, Stretched Networks)
  • Switching (Cisco, Aruba - Capacity Planning, SVI)
  • SDWAN (Silver Peak EdgeConnect)
  • Routing (BGP, OSPF)
  • NSX – T (Segmentation, DR)
  • WAN Technology (DIA, MPLS, VPN, VRF, Tunneling)
  • Voice Technologies (MS Teams, Cisco, Oracle SBCs, IVR, VoIP, SIP)
  • Quality of Service (Class maps, Policies)
  • Aruba (WiFi, ClearPass, NAC)


Working Conditions & Physical Requirements


BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!

If you are interested in a career with BOK Financial text "BOKF" to 25000 to engage with Olivia our virtual recruiting assistant.
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Please contact with any questions. 


Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority for us.

  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment

Base salary range explanation:

The base salary range represents an average range for this position. Actual offers to be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience and education. See job details for salary range and bonus type.


BOK Financial offers industry-leading benefits addressing your complete physical, financial and emotional health. Click here to see our benefits.


BOK Financial is an award-winning $46 billion regional financial services company and one of the top 30 banks in the U.S, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

We seek to continually foster and support the principles and values of our company by promoting an environment that is inclusive of the diverse values, opinions, experience, culture and needs of our employees, clients and communities.


  • 5,100 employees
  • 28 years of financial profitability
  • $79+ billion assets under management and administration
  • $5.8 million in charitable contributions in 2019 and $86 million since the start of the BOKF Foundation in 1998

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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