Senior Director, Network Architecture

Company:
NYC Dept of Info Technology (DoITT)
Location:
Brooklyn, NY
Job Type:
Yrs of Exp:
5+ to 7 years
Posted:
7/2/2013

Job Description

DoITT provides for the sustained, efficient and effective delivery of IT services, infrastructure and telecommunications to enhance service delivery to New York City's residents, businesses, employees and visitors. As the City's technology leader, DoITT is responsible for maintaining the foundational IT infrastructure and systems that touch every aspect of City life from public safety to human services, from education to economic development crossing the full spectrum of governmental operations. Job Description: Manage and oversee high level architecture for DoITT’s Network and Telecommunications program areas which provide city government agencies with network infrastructure, data communications connectivity, voice/telephony services and project management; Provide overall architectural direction to maximize and leverage DoITT’s network data/voice communications infrastructure, technical support resources and telephony services to provide state of the art, cost effective enterprise solutions to meet the business requirements of government agencies; Provide strategic direction to managerial staff responsible for maintaining high level customer service for DoITT s large scale 24/7 network operations; Provide strategic vision and oversee the development of standards and procedures as they relate to overall network architecture, design, support, operations, staffing, and resource management; Ensure optimum performance of networks, infrastructure, services and business processes through monitoring, capacity planning and implementation of enterprise solutions; Represent the agency at high level meetings with citywide partners and other entities; Ensure that DoITT’s technology products and services meet business requirements; Lead high priority special projects and technology initiatives; Evaluate emerging technologies against business and IT strategic needs; Serve as a key representative on major network initiatives; Review the feasibility of new and existing IT projects; write technical and business documentation; Lead high level scoping and costing activities; Create presentations/solutions and articulate to boards and agency executives; Work with other subject matter experts and technical support teams in the pursuit of technically excellent solutions; Review and evaluate disaster recovery strategies; Review designs for standards compliance, architecture compliance and negotiate implementation timeframes; Work with the network operations and project delivery teams to promote network standards and compliance; Research, evaluate and approve vendor services and solutions. Due to the necessary technical duties of this position in a 24/7 operation, candidate may be required to work various shifts such as weekends and/or evenings Essential Skills: 5+ years of senior network design and architecture experience managing a large scale complex network/telecom operation; 10+ years’ experience in the Telecommunications and Network industries; Electrical Engineering degree a plus; Specific experience managing fiber optic networks, IP networks, and conventional and IP telephony; proven ability to be a highly effective communicator with the ability to build solid working relationships with management and technical and non-technical staff; Experience managing relationships with vendors and other service providers to ensure the highest levels of quality and accountability. Qualification Requirements: BA/BS and 4 years of related technology experience with 18 months in a managerial/lead capacity -or- Education and Experience equivalent. To Apply Please go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search. [ http://www.nyc.gov/careers/search.
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