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ManagedWay Company

Director of Network Engineering

Network – Troy, Michigan
Department Network
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor
Compensation DOE

ManagedWay Company is a Cloud Computing, Fiber Optic Internet, and Colocation Services provider that is expanding and looking for a Director of Network Engineering.

Director of Network Engineering Job Summary

ManagedWay is seeking a knowledgeable, talented, and industrious Director of Network Engineering who will manage the network support team to ensure maximum performance of its high-traffic network infrastructure while maintaining system integrity. The ideal candidate for the position of Director of Network Engineering will have an in-depth knowledge of networks with a focus on high-level design and planning. The ideal candidate must have experience as a network architect for an Internet service provider(s) and experience in dealing with large-scale networks.

Director of Network Engineering Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain network infrastructure
  • Determine network bandwidth needs and recommend measures to meet those requirements
  • Direct system installation
  • Install appropriate data communications components configured to meet the company’s needs
  • Program and configure routers, switches, and other network hardware
  • Define, document, and enforce system standards
  • Design, recommend and implement new solutions to improve the resilience of network operations
  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problems and outages
  • Monitor and maintain the network, assist with customer trouble tickets and requests, and facilitate the installation of new client services, among other duties.
  • Schedule updates and upgrades (planned and emergency maintenance)
  • Collaborate with network architects to optimize system performance
  • Engage in network fault investigations
  • Secure network systems with policies that define and monitor access
  • Report network operation status based on project management and priority information
  • Supervise and manage Network Support team and build the team where needed

Director of Network Engineering Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in network administration, information technology, or computer science or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience in IT, ISP, or network administrator positions preferred - 5-10 years preferred
  • Experience with LANs and WANs
  • Understanding of BGP Routing and similar protocols
  • Increase job knowledge through continuing education and professional development opportunities, attend conferences, and read professional industry publications
  • Open to being on call outside of regular working hours as well as occasional nights and weekends in the office
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Be a confident communicator
  • Work well independently and in team settings

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to a diverse and talented workforce. It is our policy to conduct background checks on candidates selected for hire.

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  • Location
    Troy, Michigan
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  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor
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