Assist in developing and implementing operational plans associated with the administration of the corporate network including: routers, switches, wireless access, remote access, firewalls, ISP connections, proxy, DNS, performance monitoring and troubleshooting.
Participate in the development and utilization of industry best practice processes and procedures
Responsible for design, construction, and maintenance of corporate network to support current and future business need
Act as a leader and arbiter of decisions in their specific areas of expertise
Provide ongoing evaluation of technology solutions and capabilities to ensure alignment with business objectives and identify areas of risk and opportunity
Performs as a project leader on important projects which are large, or which have many complex features
Identify emerging network technologies and technical trends and develop recommendations for future use
Prepares specifications, evaluates bids, and prepares recommendation material for management consideration for important large or complex contracts, projects, or procurements
Performs as a staff consultant and/or advisor in a technical specialty
Prepares and/or conducts written and oral reports and presentations
Performs problem analysis, resolution, repair, and recovery
Frequent contacts with customers, vendors
Occasional on-site work at various facilities to facilitate hardware installation, repair, or lifecycles.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution + an additional 18 graduate level college credits in an area of specialty.
Preferred Masters degree
Minimum of 10 years cumulative and progressive post-degree experience
Knowledge of Cisco products, Palo Alto and Checkpoint Firewalls
Expertise in routing and switching; project management type work (lead large network deployments); network architect experience