IT Salary: Network Engineering Manager

Published on: June 5, 2007
Last Updated: June 5, 2007

IT Salary: Network Engineering Manager

Published on: June 5, 2007
Last Updated: June 5, 2007

IT Salary: Network Engineering Manager

(Salary data and job descriptions courtesy of Foote Partners.)

Q1 2007 Data:

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Job Description:

Manages the planning, configuration, installation, systems management, and coordination of enterprise LANs/MANs/WANs, ensuring a cost-effective and efficient infrastructure that will provide the processing power essential to business unit and departmental operations.

Is responsible for the technical architecture and recommendations related to LAN/MAN/WAN internetworking.

With network operations group, has key responsibility for resolving hardware and software technical problems and malfunctions related to LANs/WANs in order to minimize client productivity loss caused by technical outages.

Makes decisions that are critical in the areas of throughput analysis, problem solving, and infrastructure planning, with the potential to affect the successful execution of business transactions.

Proactively supports project teams throughout the enterprise that are developing distributed applications and distributed databases

Desirable Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline; Master’s degree is desirable

• 6 to 8 years of related experience in infrastructure/network environments, network design, and planning and implementing LAN/WAN technology

• At least 3 years of experience in project management of multiple development projects

• At least 2 years of management experience during which one or more of the following has occurred:

  • Demonstrated successful development and implementation of new technologies and work processes
  • Demonstrated high competency in project management and the execution of multiple or large projects, with experience in cross-functional environments
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong abilities in relationship management
  • Experience in leading multidisciplinary, high-performance work teams/groups
  • Demonstrated competency in developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems

• Experience in effectively communicating with customers, employees, and senior management

• Highly desirable certifications for this position may include the following:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional (CCIP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Wireless LAN Support Specialist
  • Cisco Wireless LAN Design Specialist
  • Cisco IP Telephony Operations Specialist
  • Cisco IP Telephony Design Specialist
  • Certified Network Professional (CNP)
  • Certified Novell Engineer (CNE)
  • Certified Novell Administrator (CNA)
  • Master Certified Novell Engineer (Master CNE)
  • CompTIA Network Technician (Network+)

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