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Manager - Network Reliability Engineering

Dublin, DUBLIN D15
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Your Role and Responsibilities
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The Network Reliability Engineering department within IBM Clouds IaaS Network Engineering team provides incident and problem management, internal and external customer-driven changes, network evolution guidance, network testing, break-fix troubleshooting, and maintenance services for all aspects of data networking for SoftLayer. The Manager, for Shift 3 of Network Reliability Engineering is an individual who is an accomplished people manager with experience in network engineering and network operations.

The NRE Shift 3 Manager's role includes the following responsibilities:
Manages Shift 3 (Dublin 8am 5pm coverage) team and resource workloads and prioritizes assignments to ensure alignment with business objectives and initiatives in a dynamic environment.
Provides direction to engineering resources in areas including but not limited to: routing protocols, routers, switches, firewall administration, MPLS, BGP, VPN, load balancing. Hands-on experience in these disciplines is required.
Potential need to manage multiple complex projects
Manages project budgets when scoped.
Collaborate with the other technical and managerial leaders within the NRE team to continue to improve the overall team productivity and effectiveness within the Incident and Problem management missions.
Reviews and final approval for all network change activities initiated by network engineers on the team to ensure proper coordination, implementation and validation procedures are in-place. Ensures conformance to change management policies.
Incident management during critical events that impact the network, including internal and external communications, team coordination of repair and then root cause analysis efforts.
Manages vendors in supporting the on-going growth and enhancements to the network infrastructure and driving resolution workflows when management intervention is needed.
Identifies process improvements to streamline and reduce workflow delivery of NRE responsibilities. Works closely with the Core Engineering and Architecture team to ensure consistent implementation of changes to the production environment and adherence to network configuration standards at all times. Additionally to drive improvements from lessons learned during root cause analysis and trending on incidents.
Responsible for hiring, developing, mentoring and promoting engineering resources according to HR policy.
Provides clear oral and written communication of network change activity and outage events to peers and senior leadership within the organization.
Maintains high quality customer service to internal and external groups when needed.
Work with internal IBM Cloud IaaS teams to ensure their requirements are being met in a timely fashion.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Monday through Friday 07:00 to 16:00 UTC
10+ years of experience in network engineering and operations in a multi-vendor environment
5+ years of experience in managing a team of networking staff

Location and Travel
The primary location for this position is the Dublin office
Periodic travel to other IBM Cloud IaaS offices and/or data centers may be required (< 10%)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our clients data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

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About IBM
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Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-11-12 Expires: 2019-12-12

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