Network Manager
Infrastructure & Support
NewarkDE Direct Hire May 13, 2024
Role: Network Manager
Type: Direct Hire/Full-time
Location: Hybrid - 3 days on-site in Newark, DE 


Our client, a Delaware-based utilities organization is seeking a Network Manager to join their growing team! This exciting role is a Direct Hire opportunity. Our client is seeking an individual local to their Newark office so they can work in a hybrid model working in office 3 days per week. This position is not offering sponsorship at this time.

Job Summary:
Manage and coordinate all Network infrastructure operations and projects to meet client needs. Ensure that the standards and procedures are followed during design and implementation of network-related activities.

  • Develop a design and strategy for network infrastructure for the entire enterprise which includes WAN, LAN, Dial-up, OT.
  • Develop information system strategies by determining accountabilities; policies, procedures and controls.
  • Administer and secure all Company internal and external network access.
  • Monitors, evaluates and corrects outages to the LAN/WAN, firewall, and remote access services.
  • Manage the acquisition, installation, maintenance, performance, monitoring, security and access policies of all routers, switches, firewalls, software and other network components as required Perform configuration backups and manage disaster recovery of network.
  • Monitor and manage all networking devices and connections to ensure the highest level of infrastructure performance.
  • Produce routine network monitor reports for direct management  and provide a stable and sufficient connectivity to allow the business to conduct reliable and secure operations.
  • Analyze products and recommend use of new products to direct management. This involves conducting a review of proposals with a panel, making recommendations to executive leadership, and if approved, proceeding with implementation.
  • Responsible for maintaining the budget for corporate networking operations.
  • Interface internally with company leadership and externally with vendors and carriers to provide services and solutions.
  • Maintains networking equipment areas and closets and ensures they are in order and supporting devices are maintained.
  • Provide escalation support to direct reports and service desk to trouble shoot tickets.
  • Provide service as subject matter expert for various networking technologies.
  • Lead off-hours remediation efforts including weekends for critical incidents.  By their nature, critical incidents are rare. A critical incident is also known as a service outage
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Cyber Security or Business.
  • Minimum 5 Years of IT Leadership Experience, minimum 5 Years of network administration experience and minimum 1 Year of experience in project management.
  • Cisco Certification & Palo Alto Certification