Job Description :
Role: Network Engineer Manager
Location: Lake Forest, CA
Duration: 3 month Contract to Hire

Visa: Citizen or GC or GC EAD or TN Only
NO H1s or OPTs or OPT EADs Please

Description:
Contract to hire - 3 months to hire. Must be onsite 100% of the time and will be on call at all times in case of network outages Will be managing offshore team with at least 3 resource but could be more Target any services company with an enterprise environment

Role Responsibilities
- Primary accountable owner for the day-to-day operations for managing the Network and Security tower, and any related programs and/or initiatives. Leads from the front.
- Interfaces with and Customer Senior leadership for issues, initiatives or monthly review sessions
- Ensures contractual compliance and ensures Standard Operating Procedures are complete and kept current
- Leads a staff of professional level team members or manages a team through lower-level supervisors
- Defines roles and responsibilities for staff and contributes to standards around which others will operate.
- Ensure training of staff and that everyone has appropriate skill level to support
- Plans for future needs and operations relative to supported area
- Manages related costs and methods
- Assesses and implements innovative ways of doing things and reducing customer cost
- Leads and resolves technical issues with the team and the client in a complex
Networking environment.

Must have good troubleshooting skills with telecom and networks (Cisco/Brocade) so that issues can be resolved and create root cause analysis reports and present them to the client. -Must have excellent skills on designing and troubleshooting Cisco and Brocade Networks. -Datacenter network management is must needed skill. -Must have worked on Monitoring Tools like Solarwinds, PRTG and Netbrain -Must have very good hands on technologies like MPLS, OSPF, EIGRP. -Must have good management and communication skills and can work with teams across towers so that issues can be resolved timely -Must have worked with off-shore teams -Must have worked in a service capacity, reporting in a cross-matrix environment. -Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills -Must be available for after hour support calls

Desirable Skills :- Good Experience on Cisco devices -Good Experience on Brocade devices and or certification would be highly desired -Knowledge of BlueCoat Director and Reporter devices -Knowledge of Infoblox devices -Knowledge of Remedy and Service Now ticketing system -Knowledge of CheckPoint Firewalls

Requirements
- Must have excellent leadership, written and verbal communication skills and be able to work in a cross functional environment
-Must have excellent designing and troubleshooting skills with telecom and networks (Cisco and Brocade)
- Must have worked on Monitoring / Discovery Tools - Solarwinds, PRTG and Netbrain. Expectation is the person will be able to configure, and troubleshoot should need arise.
-Must have very good hands on technologies and routing protocols such as MPLS, OSPF, and EIGRP.
- Must have worked with off-shore and leveraged teams
- Must be available for after hour support calls and support an environment that is 24/7/265
- Must have knowledge and be able to manage network vulnerabilities
- Must have Data center and Network Security exposure
- Must have Cisco and Checkpoint Firewall exposure and troubleshooting skills

Preferences
- Preferably someone who looks from the eye of a Network Architect
- Cisco CCIE / CCNP and / or similar certifications
- Good Experience on Brocade devices and or certification would be highly desired
- Knowledge of BlueCoat Director and Reporter devices
- Knowledge of Infoblox devices
- Knowledge of Service Now ticketing system
- Knowledge of CheckPoint Firewalls
- Knowledge of Qualys, VMWare, Active Directory, SharePoint, SolarWinds
- Knowledge of TCIP, WIFI, VPN, SNMP, FTP/SFTP, DNS, DHCP, WINS, VoIP, MPLS,
SMTP.
- Knowledge of Load Balancing, Wireless and Netscaler
- Knowledge of ITSM and ITIL Processes
- Knowledge of Windows Server 2000/2003, Win2K/Windows 8 & 10