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IT Director, Network Services in Parsippany, NJ at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

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Job Description

Job Code: 87601552199

Category: Executive

JOB SUMMARY:

The IT Director, Network Services will manage and coordinate IT resources across multiple initiatives related to the global network, enterprise wireless infrastructure, IP voice and video technologies. The role will provide leadership and direction to network services teams and external partners while partnering with business leaders to identify opportunities, requirements and solutions to support business growth, change, and development with the introduction of new systems and technologies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Recommend and implement process and standards based support, design, workflow, implementation and documentation for all activities of the team.
  2. Design and document technology roadmaps for the enterprise network infrastructure and cautiously implement new technologies as they become ready for consumption.
  3. Develop strong working relationship with key business and IT decision makers and will be committed to continually improve user satisfaction, network speed, network reliability and stream lining technologies that ride the global network (data, voice, video, wireless, etc.).
  4. Lead and facilitate the collaboration of staff in cross-functional activities and process improvement initiatives while ensuring fiscal responsibility by adhering to financial policies, evaluating return on investments, controlling costs and project budgets.
  5. Manage and develop direct reports through the performance management process and ongoing coaching and career discussions.
  6. Ensure that direct reports maintain a strong understanding of all key practices, standards, policies and regulatory requirements and act in accordance with them.
  7. Additional duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY

Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience in Information Technology, Computer Science or Business Management
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in Information Technology management with focus on network disciplines, and voice/video services
  • 15+ years of experience in managing complex networks
  • 15+ years of experience overseeing formal planning, tracking, and reporting on project and staff performance

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership and team building skills with a management style that fits the corporate culture
  • Experience working with Senior IT leadership in a strategic context
  • In depth knowledge of architectures, monitoring, security control, redundancy, and high availability for network, voice and wireless system
  • Ability to build and maintain partnerships
  • Ability to manage vendor relationships and enterprise contracts
  • Ability to work independently and with little guidance while keeping the focus.
  • Significant experience in the following IT infrastructure concepts and solutions
  • Core network infrastructure for both on-premise, cloud, and DR providers
  • Highly available architectures, with resilient network design experience                     
  • Cisco equipment focus using NOS, TAC and Prime
  • Central management and monitoring tools including NAC and IPAM (SolarWinds, PRTG, Aruba, Appformix)
  • Wireless technology for the enterprise with highly secure technologies
  • Intense routing, firewall, VPN access technology experience
  • Networking platforms (Cisco (primary), Check Point, Juniper)
  • MPLS WAN, DMVPN, SD-WAN and private network
  • Call Center telephony platforms (Avaya, i3)
  • Network monitoring, performance management and capacity planning
  • Experience building consensus among business and IT team members at all levels within the organization
  • Familiar with basic elements of server platforms (Microsoft, AIX,VMware) is preferred

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with executives, clients, prospects, and staff, in group settings and in situations requiring high performance and results.
  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Regular talking and hearing.
  • Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasional local and regional/national travel for presentations, meetings, and visits.
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds.
  • Job is based in Parsippany, NJ

EOE M/F/Vet/Disabilities