Network Manager 81585

Job description

Job ID: 43232

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


Northwest Regional Data Center


Designs integrated network solutions which may include routers, VPNs, IPS/IDS, protocol recommendations, network topologies and related systems. Acts as custodian of the network architecture process that interfaces with project and program managers to provide guidance on the scope and direction of network solutions. Formulates and defines system specifications and objectives through analysis of networking trends and NWRDC and Customer needs. Determines and evaluates potential solutions, develops system specifications and requirements, designs programs to meet the requirements and tests and validates solutions.
Ensures quality control by ongoing testing and feedback from the NWRDC customer community. Provides overall leadership and serves as technical subject matter expert for the Network Infrastructure. Follows best practices for change management and security as well as other guidelines and procedures provided by NWRDC and customers. Responsible for providing Customer Service and team leadership for various assigned projects. This includes gathering necessary resources from other teams to accomplish the needs of the customer. Communicates customer based tasks and project needs with supervisor and other members of senior management and works with NWRDC's Project Manager to facilitate customer needs.
Responsible for managing and supervising members of the network team. These responsibilities include but are not limited to hiring, performance evaluation, timesheet approval, work hours, team structure, task assignment and coordination, and discipline. Provides guidance and assistance to all NWRDC staff members of both a technical and leadership nature. Leads by example in all areas.
Responsible for financial, fiscal year budgeting, rate development, service inventory, and purchasing related to network infrastructure. Coordinates with supervisor and NWRDC's Chief Business Officer and related staff on all aspects of financial responsibilities related to network infrastructure.
Responsible for project management from both a technical and planning perspective. Plans, creates, and documents projects within the teams' scope. Works with managers of other teams and members to coordinate project tasks. Assists with the coordination of other teams' projects and tasks. Works with the NWRDC's Project Management Team to document tasks, timelines, hours, and budget. Provides regular project updates to supervisor, senior management, and other managers as appropriate. Provides customers with regular updates on the status of deliverables.
Responsible for marketing and communication of the services related to network infrastructure. This includes speaking to customers about all NWRDC services, developing documentation of services for use in marketing, presenting services to large groups, and other marketing related duties. Works with supervisor, senior management, and NWRDC's marketing team in developing strategies for marketing services. Listens to customers' needs and researches, develops, and assists in improving all NWRDC services.
Works in conjunction with supervisor and senior management to develop, and implement NWRDC policies and procedures. Ensures that all team members are using NWRDC, FSU, and customer approved policies and procedures, and best practices.Participates in an after-hours support and/or team on-call rotation in support of a 24x7 data center.


Bachelor's degree and six years of experience or a combination of appropriate post high school education and experience equal to ten years.
Experience with financial, fiscal year budgeting, rate development, service inventory, and purchasing related to network infrastructure.
Experience with Coordinating and performing the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of various network infrastructure products.
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking based upon in-depth data, substantiating information, considering and respecting others' input personal values, and ethics.
Ability to maintain and improve personal and team effectiveness, and foster change and creativity and the ability to train and supervise employees.
Knowledge of and the ability to apply the principles and practices to strategically align tasks and people with organizational goals and objectives.
Ability to document existing and new processes and the ability to develop and implement policies and procedures.
Ability to identify trends, predict impact of actions on system operations, detect discrepancies in the function of an organization, and take necessary action to correct performance.
Ability to meet project deadlines.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of project planning, development, and evaluation.
Experience configuring and managing switches, routers, and firewalls
Experience with different routing protocols


Knowledge and experience with:
Cisco switches, routers, and firewalls
Juniper routers
Palo Alto firewalls
Knowledge of OSPF, BGP and EIGRP routing protocols

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.


If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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Posted: 4/3/2018
Application Due: 6/2/2018
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