Network Operations Manager
Responsibilities: Peraton is looking for a Network Operations (NetOps) Manager, in Alexandria, VA. The NetOps Manager is responsible for managing a team of 8-10 Network Engineers engaged in the development and operational support of a mission critical, high op-tempo, secure communications and control system. The system provides secure video, IP-Phone, and fax to executive government officials on a 24/7 basis with on-call support from the NetOps team. In addition to operational monitoring and support, the NetOps team will be assigned configuration and support responsibilities for task orders and deliveries. The position will also include the management of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones, call managers, and gateways. Responsible for the following leadership items:Group Leader provides leadership, management, direction, and technical oversight for Network Engineers of approximately 10 personsMaintains proper staffing levels and expertise to meet business and contractual objectives through the effective planning and execution of projects and programsProvides staffing schedules for 24/7 Test operationsMeets functional requirements of staffing, training, talent development, engagement, retention and overall management of the departmentsDevelops and conducts work programs in accordance with the company's policies, priorities, and budget constraintsReports directly to the Operations Manager and works with the rest of the group leaders in the organization to achieve common goalsTypical Tools and devices used by the NetOps team:SolarWinds (NMN, CM, toolset), RealVnc, IssueTrak (ticket system).Cisco Call Manager (CUCM), Cisco ISE, Juniper Junos, VariphyDirect use and management of: Cisco Routers and switches, Juniper firewalls and border routers, Cisco phones and Codecs, mobile devices, cryptoIndirect use of: Splunk, Palo Alto, workstations/servers, IP-fax machines, Cisco TMS, etc. Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:Education/Experience: BS degree with 10-12 years of experience; MS with 8-10 years, or Phd 5-7 years. Will consider experience in lieu of a degree.Minimum 10 years of experience leading large Network Operations and Network EngineersExcellent customer service skills for direct interaction with internal and external teamsMust have proven ability to support network infrastructure solutions of similar scopeImplementation and troubleshooting experience of networks using concepts/protocols such as BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS, MPLS VPNs and emerging concepts such as Software Defined NetworkingExperience with LAN and datacenter technologies such as Ethernet, Spanning Tree Protocol, First Hop Redundancy protocols8570 compliance with a minimum of Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE), or Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certificationThis position requires the candidate to already have a current ACTIVE TS/SCI security clearance and to maintain the clearancePreferred Qualifications:Exceptional verbal, written (including the development of procedural documentation), interpersonal, and presentation skills desiredExperience with network and performance management tools, security tools and appliances, layer two technologies, wireless communications, cloud computing and telecommunications services and technologies is preferredExperience working in a telecommunications carrier environment performing large-scale mission critical network implementations is a plusSelf-driven and resourceful in achieving goals independently as well as in cooperation with othersFlexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules, and prioritiesThe ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations, and gather team consensus to move forwardWorking knowledge of networking fundamentals such as network protocols and common services (eg, DNS, FTP, SSH, SNMP)Previous experience supporting a Government and/or Department of Defense customerExperience with application of DoD IAVAs, DISA STIGs, and NIST security controls Peraton Overview: Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran. For Colorado Residents: Colorado Salary Minimum: $94,600 Colorado Salary Maximum: $229,600 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.