Role Profile

Role Profile: Network Architect

Use Forrester’s Ready-To-Go Job Description To Secure Top Talent And Hire The Right Person

February 10th, 2023
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Charles Betz , Jack MacPhee , Demi Starks


A network architect is integral to your organization’s communications capabilities. While cloud, virtualization, and IoT are fundamentally changing network design and use, the capable network architect deeply understands their company’s business operations in terms of locations, communications links, and key applications and data stores — critical knowledge that can’t be easily replaced and shouldn’t be completely outsourced. They’ll also have a broad understanding of the company’s business strategy and priorities. This report serves as a guide for technology leaders looking for a network architect.

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