City
Irving

State
TX

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

 

Manager of Network Engineering

The Manager of Network Engineering will lead the design, optimization and implementation activities of the network and telecom team. This role will involve leading the development of corporate and divisional network and telecom strategy and tactical plans and be responsible for recommending new technologies and application approaches for the enterprises’ network. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys leading a fast-paced team and supporting multiple projects implementing new technology.

Duties

  • Manage a team of engineers to develop and implement network and Telecom strategies to support the business with a focus on Data Center, Disaster Recovery, WAN/Routing, VOIP an Telcom
  • Collaborate with other teams to improve system monitoring and automation
  • Develop and manage the network/telecom budget and cost center
  • Collaborate with the Director of IT Operations to manage outsourcers and vendor performance
  • Manage the network and telecom team including contactors and perform bi-annual reviews
  • Translate business requirements into technology or process designs
  • Manage the integration of new technologies to improve performance and/or reduce operating expense
  • Work closely with the outsourcing partner to enhance operational support
  • Continuously assess the current and planned infrastructure for optimization opportunities
  • Provide high-level technical support to the operations team, when required, during problem situations
  • Plan and recommend hardware, systems management software and architecture and stay up to date on new technologies and industry trends that may impact the organization and identify, recommend, and implement process improvement opportunities where applicable
  • Manage the network design to support Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for key systems
  • Maintain Network and Security Standards, Configuration Compliance, Patch management, Cert review, and Roadmap planning
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Requirements

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a variety of technologies including: network and telecom equipment, network device and deployment engineering, and systems design
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing technologies and deployment teams
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with budgeting, expense management and contract management
  • Knowledge and experience in a large environment (>5,000 users, >2000 Nodes), including extensive hands-on experience with data center and large remote office routing and switching
  • Experience deploying data center core switching and routing technologies
  • Experience designing and deploying Cisco Industrial switches
  • Cisco BGP routing proficiency.
  • ITIL Foundation Certified (or experience with ISO or CMMI), preferred
  • Active participant in related professional forums, user groups, etc., preferred
  • Cisco Certifications, preferred
  • Ability to think critically to recognize problems, identify opportunities and suggest solutions for improvement
  • Willingness and ability to make quick and effective decisions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including facilitation
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and drive issues, tasks and deliverables from concept to closure
  • Proactive nature and ability to remain calm in crisis situations
  • Customer service mindset that allows for a consultative approach to internal clients

Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (preferred), Engineering, or a related discipline.


Job ID 0757 / Posted Posted 2 Weeks ago
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