19 days old
2018-05-082018-06-05

Director of IT Network Engineering

Kansas City, MO 64114
  • Job Code
    619690

Randstad Technologies is seeking a Director of Network Engineering Operations for an opportunity in Kansas City, MO. The Director of IT Network Engineering & Operations provides leadership and management of the Network Engineering/Operations team responsible for the engineering design, planning, installation, operation, and upgrades of the enterprise-wide network infrastructure. Establishes engineering and operational standards for the enterprise-wide network. This includes engineering, design, installation, and operation of the enterprise-wide network to support strategic and tactical business direction. Maximizes network performance by collaborating cross-functionally with senior counterparts to develop overall network operational rigor and network technology strategy for both cloud and non-cloud based topologies. Seek opportunities to leverage development and technology efforts across the business and allocates financial and human resources to ensure initiatives are supported. Consult, architect, and deliver a High Availability Network that is built with a focus on customer centric availability and resiliency.


Requirements:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent and at least seven years in a Network Engineering related field or at least five years of related experience and/or training (in addition to experience requirements below); or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience Managing Networks & Operations at the Director level.
  • Minimum 5+ years of deep experience with Network Engineering.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of hands-on architecture and design expertise.
  • 3+ years of experience managing exempt level employees.
  • Extensive technical knowledge of Cisco networking and network security technologies and protocols.
  • ITIL/ITSM experience required.
  • Cisco Certified engineer in one or more of the following (CCIE, CCDE, CCDP, CCAr, CCDA, CCNP, CCNA).
  • Expert knowledge and experience in the deployment and maintenance of enterprise switched networks, including (VTP, STP, HSRP, trunking, VLANs, port security and monitoring) in a multi-vendor environment.
  • Expert knowledge and experience in the deployment and maintenance of enterprise MPLS BGP environments. Expertise in multi-circuit environments and high network availability.
  • Experience with load balancing technology, such as Citrix Netscalers.
  • In-depth knowledge of Voice over IP; experience with Cisco and Microsoft VOIP products.
  • In-depth knowledge of Quality of Service technologies with demonstrated implementation in a large enterprise organization.
  • Experience with Solarwinds and other network management and monitoring solutions.
  • Experience with developing network/security policies, procedures and documentation.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and policies within the information services field required.
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience Managing teams, vendors, and SLAs
  • Proven track record leading network implementations, operations and engineering
  • Experience with large scale, high availability network environments
  • Experience with Private cloud setup, open source technologies and IT automation
  • Requires taking responsibility for IT and business customer satisfaction and overall success of IT Networking.
  • Requires interfacing with a variety of IT and business customers in a polite, positive, and professional manner.
  • Extensive knowledge of future technology trends.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Self-motivator that can work with little direction.
  • Will be required to be on-call after hours and weekends on a rotating basis.
  • May be required to work occasional off-shift hours to cover customer maintenance and on-site


Education & Experience Preferred:



  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent and at least seven years in a Network Engineering related field or at least five years of related experience and/or training (in addition to experience requirements below); or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Cisco Certified engineer (CCIE, CCDP, CCAr).
  • Advanced knowledge of voice and data communications networks, and associated elements, including LAN/WAN/Data Center design and operations, TCP/IP and SNMP, HFC networks, and Advanced Video technology.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant Data Center network technologies including, ISIS, BGP, OSPF, STP, VRF, Fabric Path, VLAN, SDN, Spine and Leaf Topology (Spine and Leaf), NSX, VXLAN, TRILL, SPB, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, ACLs, Packet Filters, Application Layer Firewalls, Load Balancers, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of Data Center network design, architecture, protocols and network topology Multi-vendor Data Center networking hardware experience including Cisco, Juniper, Arista, F5, A10, etc.

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