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Director, Network Engineering

Company: Options Clearing Corporation
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

What You'll Do:
Managing Network and Data Center Engineering groups
Manage cloud network, on prem routing/switching configuration and design, and network / Data Center related business continuity approaches; developing systems specifications, technical implementation plans and coordinating complex projects with customers and vendors without supervision.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.
Direct one or more teams of professionals to design/architect new routing, switching, and connectivity solutions; design/architect new cloud network solutions; and design, architect and plan network changes and new infrastructure.
Direct the team(s) who work with vendors, common carriers and network engineering in identification and resolution of complex network problems.
Ensure IT/Security Governance needs are met.
Ensure network performance and network security standards are met.
Direct overall network planning and related projects.
Ensure team(s) adequately document network changes, policies and procedures and drawings.
Provide cross-training and mentoring to fellow team members and the organization.
Direct large projects and schedules.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Manage Network and Data Center Engineering groups
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.
[Required] Excellent presentation skills including planning, material preparation and public speaking
[Required] Demonstrated capability to tailor communications to the technical level of the audience
[Required] Clear, concise and precise written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with people of various backgrounds
[Required] Negotiation skills including listening and persuasion
[Required] Strong interpersonal, leadership, people management and mentoring skills
[Required] Strong ability to use solution-oriented approach towards problem resolution
[Required] Ability to work independently and be a team player
[Required] Demonstrated capability and desire to help manage people, process, systems
Technical Skills:
[Required] Experience building cloud infrastructure in environments such as AWS (Preferred), Azure, or Google Cloud, or similar service
[Required] Knowledge of layer 3 routing and switching
[Required] Experience with IOS, NX-OS, and XR
[Required] Advanced experience with architecting, designing, deploying, and operating network elements such as DNS/IPAM; Firewalls; Network Access Control Solutions (NAC); load balancing; DDoS mitigation, tapping/sniffing infrastructures; and NTP
[Required] Advanced WAN, LAN, TCP/IP, VPN, Ethernet Skills
[Required] Extensive EIGRP, BGP4, RIP and OSPF Routing Protocol knowledge
[Preferred] Experience with SDN deployments or Cisco ACI -- [Required] Experience with IP route and switching for mainframe and storage appliances.
[Required] Experience directing use of tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins, Python, and Github (or industry equivalent)
[Required] Experience delivering Infrastructure as code
[Required] Data Center experience working in a large enterprise data center environment
Education and/or Experience:
[Required] Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical discipline (Computer Science, Mathematics, etc.), or equivalent combination of education and experience
[Preferred] Masters degree
[Required] 10+ years of experience in IT systems installation, operations, administration, and maintenance of physical/ virtualized / cloud systems
[Required] 5+ years of experience leading teams
Certificates or Licenses:
[Preferred] Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP or CCDP) equivalent field experience.
[Required] AWS certifications such as DevOps Engineer, Solutions Architect, Advanced Networking, or Security or equivalent field experience.
[Preferred] Cisco Certified Internetwork Engineer (CCIE) Certification.
Who We Are
The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.
What We Offer
A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:
A hybrid work environment, up to 2 days per week of remote work
Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education
Student Loan Repayment Assistance
Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely
Generous PTO and Parental leave
Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision
Step 1
When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.
Step 2
You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.
Step 3
If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location.
For more information about OCC, please click here.
OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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