Manager of Network Infrastructure

» Manager of Network Infrastructure
Information Technology
in Clearwater
, FL
Reference: 19-02242

Description:

  • Direct, manage and participate in the day to day operations of the Network Infrastructure group and assist other areas of IT and the business to ensure secure and highly available network operations
  • Lead, assist and develop the team members on: maintaining, planning and implementing current and new technologies, project planning and time management, collaboration, communication and handling maintenance windows
  • Performs hands on LAN, WAN, Wireless, and Phone system administration
  • Assist with the procurement of hardware, software and services managed by the network group
  • Create and maintain operating guidelines, policies and procedures and ensure adherence to the same

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and mentor the Network Infrastructure team increasing productivity and maintaining high employee moral
  • Participate in scalability and growth decisions
  • Leads network planning and network architecture design
  • Manage, maintain, support and enhance the existing network infrastructure (Cisco, Checkpoint, Juniper, Riverbed, Aruba, Adtran, Brocade, Mitel) enterprise-wide
  • Supports all aspects of WAN, LAN, VOIP, wireless and telecom services and connectivity to/from 60+ locations, including video transport
  • Research, evaluate and implement new products/platforms utilizing industry best practices
  • Develop internal documentation, technical standard and best practices for key systems and services
  • Proactively monitor and audit the health and availability of network infrastructure
  • Performs network problem resolution, root cause analysis (RCA) and assist in ensuring 24×7 availability of services and infrastructure across our different locations

Experience Required:

  • Experience managing and leading a technical team in a fast paced environment
  • 5+ years of related experience in a Network Administrator/Engineer role performing design, planning and the implementation of enterprise networks
  • 2+ years of working experience with VOIP systems
  • Mitel a Plus
  • Expert-level experience with routing and switching
  • Expert-level experience with designing and implementing high available networks
  • Expert-level experience with LAN/WAN technologies and protocols (MPLS, VPN, BGP)
  • Ideal candidates should possess a minimum of two (2) of the following:
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) – R&S
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) – Security
    • Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
    • Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
    • Aruba Certified ClearPass Professional (ACCP)
  • Advanced-level experience monitoring complex network infrastructures for health and security
  • Advanced-level experience securing complex network infrastructures utilizing industry best practices and standards
  • Experience with Change Management Processes
  • Ability to provide industry concepts to unfamiliar technologies
  • Must have strong multi-tasking, coordination, organization and time management skills
  • Must be task and detail oriented with a demonstrated ability to work in fast paced, dynamic, and deadline oriented business environment
  • Must be able to see the “big picture” of business needs and how they relate to the infrastructure
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player
  • Experience working with Telco Carriers and Third Party Vendors

Experience Preferred:

  • Riverbed Experience a plus
  • Adtran Experience a plus
  • Juniper Experience a plus
  • Mitel Experience a plus