Manager, Network Operations

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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager, Networks Operations in our KPMG Technology Group in our Dallas, TX office.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support, participate and lead many LAN/WAN projects and tasks performed by the Network Operations team; tam with the IT architecture and engineering groups to help ensure alignment with business initiatives while adhering to KPMG guidelines and leading industry practices
  • Conduct thorough review of proposed solutions against standards, ensure that proposal is engineered to fit client needs, account for all levels of resiliency and allow for growth; proactive maintenance, including periodic review of infrastructure to ensure compliance with standards with the premise of identifying and resolving problems before an issue occurs; install and test all new IOS software releases; ensure installed devices are OS and boilerplate compliant and testing of all new software releases; create and maintain documentation of guidelines and standards for specific technologies; assist in monitoring performance levels and trends throughout the firm to determine quality of service for the entire infrastructure
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level incident support; diagnostics and corrective actions; implementation and 3rd party engagement and coordination; vulnerability management; physical break fix; and “on-call coverage
  • Provide post mortems for incidents; provide timely incident reporting to KPMG governance; create and maintain the known errors and resolutions registry to reduce repair times; track, update and close action items; provide statistical data pertaining to short term incidents and chronic network problems
  • Implement scheduled changes on time, within a scheduled window and without causing an incident. Responsible for monitoring performance levels and trends throughout the firm to determine quality of service for the entire infrastructure
  • Interface closely with all customers including Applications, Tax, Audit and Global, as well as end users to enable the successful delivery of KPMG’s network services; assist with internal and external audit requests; remain current on new hardware and software developments, evaluating alternative approaches and recommending new hardware/software modifications which will enhance the network services

Qualifications:

  • Five years of experience supporting IT enterprise networks
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Knowledge of ITIL V3 and CMDB and knowledge in scripting/coding for the purposes of automation utilizing the Python language
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite including Visio for network diagramming and documentation
  • Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority; must be able to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of high performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and team work; strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; ability to participate in resource planning processes based on defined organizational plans
  • Must have knowledge and hands-on experience with: Network LAN/WAN Technologies Cisco Nexus 2K, 3K, 5K, 7K, 9K, 1000v; Catalyst 6500, 7600, 3750, Cisco routing ASR 1000, 3945 etc..Cisco ACS, Cisco CSS, F5 load balancers, Cisco Catalyst platform (COS/IOS), IP routing EIGRP, BGP, VRRP/HSRP, GRE, IPsec; VoIP, MPLS, SONET, DWDM, FTP, SFTP, STP, RSTP, TACACS+, ACS, RADIUS, Telnet/SSH Clients RSA, SecureID, and SNMP monitoring and reporting; IP subnetting, Telnet/SSH Clients, Raritan or Terminal Server Remote Access

KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

No phone calls or agencies please.

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KPMG, an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace.

KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192).

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