Manager, Network Operations
Company: The Panaro Group LLC
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: February 20, 2021
As the Manager of Network and Operations, you'll own and manage
all aspects of our client's network including on premise, cloud and
hosted environments.Use your network architecture knowledge and
experience to build short and long-term strategies for network
architecture and operations. Leverage your people management skills
to lead the day to day operations for a team of network
-- Ensure network architecture meets business requirements
-- Introduce innovative, differentiating infrastructure and
operations capabilities that enhance our overall competitive
capabilities and enhance employee productivity
-- Build successful stakeholder relationships with other IT and
business leaders by developing a clear understanding of business
objectives, acting as a trusted advisor, and ensuring
cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those
-- Provide direction on emerging technologies to successfully
deliver enhanced performance, security and efficiencies of the
overall IT strategy
-- Understanding of current and emerging network and operations
technologies and practices, and how other enterprises are employing
-- Manage technical and infrastructure projects. Examples would
include experience delivering technology foundation in support of
larger initiatives, leading network or hosting initiatives
globally, managing technology transformation projects, and
supporting hybrid cloud initiatives.
-- Manage life cycle of networking hardware & software, establish
control guidelines, including change management best practices.
-- Support and coordinate initiatives comprised of multiple
projects with key stakeholders of business.
-- Contribute at a high level to IT security and compliance
initiatives, with coordinating efforts of security team.
-- Work and collaborate closely with all levels of management,
external vendors and advisors.
-- Manage budgetary items related to network and server
-- Implement and manage network and operations related projects and
-- Ensure network documentation is maintained and updated on a
-- Manage Information Technology disaster recovery program and
participate in Business Continuity Planning
-- Hire, train, motivate, foster professional career development
and evaluate staff
-- Develop a cohesive team environment with direct reports and
project teams by providing knowledge-sharing opportunities,
communications, and effective feedback and coaching.
Requirements -- Seven or more years of experience in IT or
-- Three or more years of experience managing a network and/or
infrastructure operations focused team.
-- Five or more years working with networking hardware, software
and operational services including Palo Alto, Veeam, Meraki,
Exagrid, IBM, Barracuda, Juniper, routers, switches, firewalls,
telecom circuits, WAN, SD-WAN technologies, Microsoft 365, Azure,
Google Cloud Platforms, G Suite,
-- Five or more years of experience and hands-on knowledge with
networking protocols, IP routing, BGP, OSPF, working knowledge of
IPsec, VPN, VRF, PowerShell, VoIP protocols, H.323, SIP, UDP,
-- Five or more years of experience on designing and implementing
IT strategies, cloud configurations, security infrastructure
solutions for on-premise and cloud solutions
-- Previous experience designing and implementing hybrid network
-- Designing and Administration of virtual machine environments,
particularly using VMWare, Certification as a VCDX - VMware Design
Expert a plus
-- Five or more years vendor management experience
-- Extensive work with 3rd party hosting providers including AWS,
Azure and private cloud providers
-- Exposure to cloud VOIP platforms a plus
-- Demonstrated experience of influencing key stakeholders across
-- Advanced problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
-- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the
ability to explain technical concepts and technologies to business
-- Excellent organizational, time management skills and attention
-- Previous apparel manufacturing experience a plus.
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