Network Engineering Manager

Published
September 23, 2020
Location
Irving, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Manager of Network Engineering

Experis is currently looking for a Network Engineering Manager for a client in the Irving area. Currently our client is operating remotely but would look to have someone onsite after the pandemic. The Network Manager will be repsonsible for 6-8 direct reports, vendor management, managing the budget and cost center.

Target salary: 130-150K (Dependent on Experience)

Network Manager Responsibilities:

  • 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%

Network Manager 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.

ManpowerGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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