Network Engineer Manager (Lead Information Technology Systems Specialist)
City of Phoenix
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 48335
ABOUT THIS POSITION
Hiring Incentive: The City is offering a $5,000 hiring incentive to new hires which will be paid in accordance with A.R. 2.55. The Network Engineering Manager (Lead Information Technology Systems Specialist) will lead the Network Engineering section of the Aviation Technology division.
May be hired up to $125,424.00 depending upon qualifications.
•Three years of experience developing, evaluating, using, and maintaining technical system hardware and software •Bachelor's degree in computer science, math, or a related field. •The City job description can be found here.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume.
WE ARE HERE TO HELP
•Explore other Employment Opportunities with the City of Phoenix. •Subscribe to receive e-mail notifications about new employment opportunities.
Lead Info Technology Systems Specialist: ID# 48335
ABOUT THIS POSITION
The City is offering a $5,000 hiring incentive to new hires for Network Engineering Manager (Lead Information Technology Systems Specialist) which will be paid in accordance with A.R. 2.55.
City of Phoenix employees who refer candidates to this position may be eligible for a referral incentive. Candidates must list the name and employee ID number of the current employee.
In 2022, the City of Phoenix was named one of America's top 500 employers by Forbes magazine. The City of Phoenix, Aviation Department manages and operates Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Deer Valley Airport, and Phoenix Goodyear Airport. Together, these three airports serve a thriving region through scalable and future-focused technology solutions. The Network Engineering group within Aviation Technology Division runs a highly resilient, available, and secure network to support the airports, their business partners, and tenants.
The Network Engineering Manager (Lead Information Technology Systems Specialist) will lead the Network Engineering section of the Aviation Technology division. This position will facilitate the long-term changes needed to transition the airport network for our stakeholders, tenants, and passengers.
The Network Engineer Manager will be responsible for:
Ongoing maintenance, operation, and support of the Aviation Network infrastructure to ensure a highly resilient and available network providing 99.99% uptime for all stakeholders and customers. The Aviation Network is a MPLS architecture with wired and wireless virtual networks in support of numerous critical airport business systems.
Spearhead the planning, design, implementation, and administration of the future Aviation business network for growth, flexibility, scalability to support the airport Master Plan and projected next phase of growth.
Pave the way and plan, design, and transition Aviation to a Software Designed Network (SDN) technology architecture and offer more efficient ways for management provisioning and securing and providing an overall more resilient network service. This effort will transform the way we serve our customers and internal business units.
Plan and perform life cycle and other upgrades of network infrastructure to prevent disruption to Aviation business systems.
Monitor, administer, install, secure, configure and maintain, diagnose, resolve network equipment such as routers, switches, firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE), load balancers, domain name system (DNS) appliances and campus-wide wireless infrastructure.
Develop long-range plans and budgets for network future state.
Maintain/update network disaster recovery to ensure recovery and business continuity.
Design and implement network performance and security measures. Review network and communications logs and alerts for corrective actions and/or modifications.
Collaborate closely with Applications, GIS, Server, Airport Systems, and other internal teams to support ongoing changes and in delivery of new projects.
Oversee cable infrastructure and support capital development projects to ensure new facilities are designed and delivered to offer maximum flexibility and future scalability.
Drive innovation by enhancing the efficiency, management and security of Aviation Network making it easier yet more secure to support variety of external business partners such as airlines, tenants, and service providers.
Deliver and expand the Tenant Technology Services to tenants. Ensure network can support new requirements such as IoT, Smart Facilities, Physical Perimeter Surveillance, etc.
Think strategically, identifying opportunities to make ongoing management and support of the campus-wide network more efficient, secure and a business enabler.
Think creatively, collaborate with various business units and internal teams to design and deliver network services
Create and maintain policies and procedures, standards, configuration information and ensuring the accuracy and consistency of all Network services documentation.
Manage and mentor a team and recruit/ train staff for development and succession planning.
This position offers a hybrid work environment with a telework and office schedule.
Passion for learning and helping others.
Team player who builds relationships with other teams, helps them meet business objectives and is obsessed with raising the bar.
Expert knowledge of Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies including but not limited to Spanning-Tree, VLANs, VTP, UDLD, VDC, CDP IPv4, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IPv6, HSRP, and VRR.
Strong understanding of Software Defined Network (SDN) technology from Cisco, vendor landscape, architectural considerations, and migration paths.
Understanding of public cloud, specifically with respect to networking for cloud workloads, site to cloud secure connectivity.
Self-motivated individual with initiative and who can prioritize responsibilities and run multiple and concurrent networking projects.
Adept in supporting very fast-paced environments and providing solution and engineering, i.e., proof-of concepts, pilots, use case development, solution validation and enablement.
Strong, persuasive communication and presentation skills, ability to clearly communicate technical ideas, both verbally and in written form, to technical or non-technical audience.
Ability to occasionally drive to various network infrastructure locations on campus and support network engineering in troubleshooting/ replacements / upgrades.
Demonstrated skill in developing and presenting business cases for strategic infrastructure changes and improvements to include hardware lifecycle replacement as well as evaluating projects, establishing priorities, and communicating timelines for deployment of solutions.
$82,492.80 - $125,424.00 annually. Candidates may be hired up to $125,424.00 depending upon qualifications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days. Additionally, effective 10/1/2022, Paid Parental Leave is now offered to eligible employees up to 480 hours (12 weeks) of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster care placement of a child during a 12-month period.
The following list is not all inclusive but are TSA general factors for disqualification of employment for working at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Other factors will be assessed that may also lead to disqualification. Qualified candidates should consider these factors when applying. Aviation Employment Disqualifiers
For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.
The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:
Three to five years of experience in planning, design, implementation and ongoing support and maintenance of a large campus wide MPLS network.
Three to five years of Network Administration experience with proficiency in Cisco technology stack, life cycle upgrades/replacements.
Experience in Cisco Smartnet support ecosystem, preparing and managing operating and capital budgets.
Strong experience with VPN solutions including different types of IPsec endpoints including Cisco Firewalls, Cisco VPN Concentrators, Cisco Routers.
Experience in supervising or leading team of Network engineers.
CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CCDE or similar industry certifications.
Recruitment closes January 26, 2023. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
This is a position-based recruitment and generates a one time use only list. Once interviews are conducted and candidates are selected, this job posting will be considered closed and candidates will no longer be in consideration for the position applied for. This posting will not result in any ongoing eligibility list.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
WE ARE HERE TO HELP
Job interviews may be held by video or audio conference.
If you are in need of computer resources, click here for free options.
Arizona at Work has frequent classes to help with resume writing, interviewing skills, and general career guidance. Click here for more information.
Whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting your career, working in public service offers many rewards!
The City of Phoenix employs over 14,000 individuals across 35 departments; ranging from City Manager’s Office, Communications, Human Resources, IT and many more. The city is one employer that presents multiple opportunities and a place where you can grow your career.
•See what the City of Phoenix has to offer by visiting https://www.phoenix.gov/
•Apply for City of Phoenix job opportunities at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs