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Executive Director Global Network

Company: Iconma LLC
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Role: Executive Director Global Network
Client: Confidential
Position type: Full-time
Location: Chicago preferred, open to remote for the right candidate
20% travel possible especially if working remote

Must have:
- 5G experience and how to introduce it to a company
- Experience working on a very Wide network- wireless and wired and standardize it
- Telephony experience- make a roadmap to get 3 into 1 how to build it and how to get them there
o PBXs
o Cisco voiceover IP
o PBXs in the cloud- they use Fuse and Microsoft Teams
- Remote access- Zscaller is used
- Ability to work with Sr Level executives and the CIO as well as the business and articulate needs
- Ability to create Roadmaps and articulate roadmaps in the network space
- Be able to plan for the future
- Have strong leadership skills- be able to lead and develop a team
- Develop framework and articulate the message
- Experience working on a global scale
- Know the trends of the industry
- Know wireless and wired standards


- Manage a global team of professionals covering architecture, engineering, operations, and service management with a focus on service delivery, digital transformation, technical excellence, quality of service, technology standardization and governance. Responsible for all aspects of providing data networking services to support the evolving business strategy of growth and expansion, while delivering cost efficiencies and stability to the overall network.
- Created a vision for the organization to simplify, standardize, and modernize the global network through investment, people, and processes. Deliver a modern datacenter network based on leaf-and-spine architecture and open networking to abstract the hardware from the operating system software allowing for high throughput, low latency performance.
- Implement transformational change with software-defined networking both in the datacenter with hyperconverged infrastructure using VMWare NSX and at the edge to branch office locations with SD-WAN.
- Publish validated product designs against real production use cases in the environment and partnered with the product groups to drive quality and feature-set.
- Supported the Sales organization by sharing IT network best practices in Executive Briefings with the company's customers and potential customers.
- Will partner with finance to develop, monitor, forecast and control Global Network Engineering function for both steady state and roadmap efforts. You will identify optimization/efficiency opportunities to reduce cost annually.

Essential Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience with 10+ years of experience leading/managing a globally distributed, cross-technology organization consisting of internal and external staff. 15 years of related experience in data center, network engineering and operations services, delivering open networking solutions.
- Broad technical experience with LAN, WAN, Datacenter, Cloud, Wireless, and Network services such as DNS, DHCP, IPAM, and network authentication services. Experience with cloud approaches to networking and building a software-oriented approach to building, running, and managing large global mission critical networks.
- Deep understanding of Cybersecurity technology and approaches. Experience driving a vision of maintaining security within the public and private cloud/DC environment while creating agility and velocity for customers needing services from the network.
- Experience with Infrastructure as Code approach to building and managing infrastructure. Software development in the support of managing and automating infrastructure at every level. Operating infrastructure as a service with product management mentality/mindset.
- Ability to collaborate with multiple business stakeholders and peer groups representing the organization and navigate executive level stakeholders. Solid leadership skills that drive change across the organization with heavy focus on delivery to our customers.
- Solid understanding of budgeting, setting priorities, driving project delivery, resourcing, service levels, security and compliance and all operational aspects of this role. Ability to review audits infrastructure costs regularly and identifies optimization/efficiency opportunities to reduce cost.
- Ability to collaborate with the appropriate stakeholders and partners on the negotiation of technology contracts, SLAs, SOWs, and purchasing.

Desirable Requirements
- Hybrid background managing Global Networks, Public/Private Cloud and/or Data Center (physical and virtual computing systems) Engineering, management, and support experience (architecture, design, build, administrative level configurations, performance monitoring/tuning, script automation security/user access, system health, issue tracking, and reporting).

Keywords: Iconma LLC, Lake Forest , Executive Director Global Network, Executive , Lake Forest, California

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