Global Network Manager

Posted date:  Nov 17, 2021

Manchester, MAN, GB

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Our Exciting Opportunity

The Infrastructure Operations Team is responsible for maintaining and supporting the global network, storage and compute infrastructure across all sites, ensuring we deliver an outstanding service for our customers.

This role will work with the Global Head of Infrastructure Operations and will be looking after the stability of all network infrastructure globally. The environment is diverse and complex with a mix of both current and legacy platforms and as such you will take ownership for a number of global network services where you will promote team working, ensure good communication and prioritise engineering decisions; ensuring all standards, SLA’s & requirements are met for the business, resulting in high levels of customer satisfaction.

This represents a superb opportunity for a skilled Network engineer who wishes to become a Network Operations Leader.

You will:

  • Collaborate with the local country Operations teams, the wider IT team, 3rd party vendors and other non-technical staff
  • Ensure all aspects of Vulnerability and Life Cycle Management are planned and delivered on a continual basis
  • Champion continuous improvement through effective problem resolution. Recommend, design and deliver service reliability and efficiency improvements to eliminate single points of failure and enhance systems to the point of “zero effort maintenance”
  • Develop and apply global network operational strategy, processes, documentation and policies, execute locally & lead change. Work multi-functionally with other Infrastructure and technology teams across the organisation
  • Lead, develop & mentor the offshore lvl2 network team. Provide lvl3 critical issue path & guidance and ensure they execute your technical plans
  • Act as an emergency 24x7 point of contact for critical incidents/problems

To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Technical leadership abilities: leading by example, with a track record of excellent network management at a global level and the ability to work within a matrix organisation
  • Good communication skills, including effective presentation of technical subjects to diverse audiences. Customer facing skills and 3PP relationship management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Can prioritise multiple responsibilities with an appreciation and understanding of ITIL Service Management methodologies
  • Extensive experience in root cause analysis in complex system and network infrastructures and owning incidents/problems through to resolution
  • Experience and knowledge of core network technology, administration methodology and operational processes to CCNP/JNCIP level

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