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Network Engineering Manager

Company: Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


  • Opportunity.OpportunityDetail.PostedLabel : July 29, 2021 OpportunityDetail.CompanyInformation.Locations PA-Phila (01)
    Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Stradley Ronon is hiring an Engineering Services Manager to join the IT department in the Philadelphia headquarters. This newly created position will oversee the systems team and managed service providers for network and security operations. Reporting to the Director of IT, this role will work to implement and maintain the firm's current and next generation of network systems that support the delivery of the firm's legal services. The ideal candidate will be comfortable delivering reliable network systems and developing short and long-term plans that support the IT Department's mission and vision. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Engineering Services Manager will be able to perform these essential functions:
    • Provide team members with leadership and guidance including coaching, mentoring, and motivating employees to strive for excellence.
    • Design and implement short and long-term tactical plans to support the IT strategic plan to align network, SAN and compute capacities with existing and future requirements.
    • Develop, implement, and refine IT policies and standard operating procedures including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, incident management, purchasing, and service provisioning.
    • Maintain a 99.9% uptime ratio for network and enterprise systems; perform and document a root cause analysis for system downtime.
    • Document key performance indicators / metrics for systems, operational tasks and projects; provide reports to CIO and IT Director.
    • Create and maintain documentation on technical installation and maintenance of the network.
    • Negotiate with vendors, business partners, and contractors to procure network products and services.
    • Oversee network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation.
    • Monitor network security to protect against external, internal, and/or programmatic attacks.
    • Maintain Active Directory (DHCP, DNS) and group policies within a Windows networking environment.
    • Manage and ensure effectiveness of servers and data, including SAN, e-mail, database, web, print, virtual (VMware), remote access and backup technologies, and their associated operating systems and software.
    • Manage and ensure optimal operation of all network hardware, equipment, and solutions including WAN, routers, switches, UPSs, etc.
    • Manage and ensure effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, intrusion detection systems and data loss preventions solutions.
    • Manage and ensure effectiveness of disaster recovery and business continuity solutions. QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Bachelor's degree in IT or related field is preferred.
      • 4+ years of direct supervisory experience.
      • 7+ years of relevant experience in a law firm or professional services environment.
      • Substantial experience in IT policy creation and documentation
      • Flexibility and willingness to respond to issues during and outside of core business hours.
      • Hands-on, proven experience with the following:
      • Windows 2012/2016/2019 server, Windows 10 workstation, and networking experience in a complex, multi-vendor network environment.
      • Cisco switches, routers and wireless controllers.
      • VOIP, Cisco Unified Communications.
      • SAN's and Storage Management.
      • DNS, DHCP and Group Policies in Active Directory.
      • Virtual environments with VMware vSphere Enterprise, Operations and Update Management and vCenter 6.5.
      • Network security with Windows 2012/2016/2019 servers, Cisco switching & routing and Fortinet firewalls.
      • WAN technologies, circuit activation, turn up and cutover.
      • Citrix XenApp 7.9 Virtual Desktop and Application hosting desired.
      • Cloud services including Microsoft Azure. To promote the health and safety of our Stradley community, all Stradlians are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accommodations for medical or religious reasons will be provided consistent with applicable law. Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.--

Keywords: Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP, Philadelphia , Network Engineering Manager, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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