Lead Network Engineer in Monrovia, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/8/2022

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Lead Network Engineer

Job Description

About Ducommun

Ducommun is a global provider of manufacturing and engineering services, developing innovative electronic, engineered and structural solutions for complex applications in aerospace, defense and industrial markets. Ducommun Incorporated is dedicated to providing the aerospace and defense industry with leading engineered products, electronic and structural manufacturing and assembly services as well as aftermarket support.
The company supplies high value, niche products and services that deliver superior and sustainable value to our customers and all other stakeholders.

About the position: IT Network Manager

Locations: This position may be located in Tulsa, OK; Joplin, MO; Gardena, CA or Monrovia, CA. 

The IT Network Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing the performance of network systems; including security, vendor management, maintenance and support. This individual will manage a team of network engineers and will collaborate closely with the IT Operations, IT Security and IT Management teams to maximize performance, security and maximum uptime of networks and systems.

Standard Essential Functions

Network Services Management

  • Oversee and facilitate the network systems / services infrastructure, architecture and technology roadmap to ensure functionality, utilization and performance of all systems.
  •  Manage configuration, installation, documentation, maintenance and administration of hardware and software pertaining to Enterprise LAN/WAN/WLAN, WAN Optimizer,VoIP, Video, Security Hardware, ISE, NAC, IDS/IPS, remote access and Firewalls.
  • Plan, design, install, maintain and troubleshoot WAN / LAN logical, physical and security architectures.
  •  Maintain, troubleshoot, and coordinate service for Routers, Switches, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, NAC, Remote Access, WAN Optimizers, and VoIP related hardware.
  •  Provide support / troubleshoot LAN/WAN/WLAN, UCCX, Unity Connection, VoIP, SIP, Access control Server, ISE, NAC, IDS/IPS, TACACS, AAA, WebEx, Jabber, Telepresence Video and ASA security devices.
  •  Manage suppliers and Managed Service Vendors ensuring maximum performance; service upgrade requirements and contract negotiations.
  • Keep up to date latest operating systems in critical hardware.
  •  Maintain phone, WebEx, Voicemail, database and user add/changes..
  • Ensure network services supports operations for 24x7 requirements.

Security and Compliance

  • Assess compliance standards such as DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, CMMC.
  • Conduct gap analyses to analyze network services, servers, storage, IoT, cloud infrastructure and security of all systems.
  • Complete site level Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 audits.
  • Implement advanced infrastructure based on CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) to maintain compliance.
  • Perform and document internal Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 audits according to published schedules, policies and procedures.
  • Perform and document Disaster Recovery and Incident Response.

Leadership Management

  • Lead a team of skilled Network Engineers.
  • Provide clear expectations, goals, project plans and performance requirements.
  • Manage KPIs and metrics, reporting to IT Management, Key Stakeholders and Performance Centers as required.
  • Develop and maintain standard processes and procedures.
  • Interact regularly with stakeholders and operations leaders to determine their needs and develop plans for improving delivery.

Project Management

  • Manage network systems projects through the project life cycle, including the development of project plans/schedules, scope, budgets, resources, schedule, deliverables, quality and risk.
  • Create and manage a technology roadmap with input from the IT Operations, IT Security and IT Management teams.
  • Ability to articulate and communicate the need for change and know when and how to convey complex technical concepts based on the audience.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders, functional or operation leaders as necessary over the course of the project.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related technical field.
  • 10+ years experience in network administration.
  • 5+ years of leadership experience managing remote teams and supporting multiple operations in a midsize to large company.
  • IT Management experience in a manufacturing environment; preferable in the aerospace industry.

Required Licenses / Certifications

  • Network+ certification or similar certifications required.
  • CISCO CCNA required; CCNP preferred.
  • Security +, CISCO CCNA Security Preferred. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities

  • Must have advanced skills in troubleshooting, configuration, and installation of VMware, Cisco IOS, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Unity Voicemail, Silverpeek, Switching, Routing, IPSec, SSL, Voice & Video over IP, SIP SCCP and industry best practices.
  • Extensive knowledge of Cisco IOS, routing protocols BGP, EIGRP, Switching, VLAN, VTP Domains, 802.1q, 802.1X, trunking, Cisco CDP, QoS, MPLS, SIP, PRI’s, T1’s, MGCP, H.323, POTs and ISDN.
  • Familiarity with the NIST 800-171 Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Familiarity with SOX Compliance requirements and auditing procedures.
  • Familiarity with network security, continuous monitoring, system auditing, and security policy development.
  • Experience managing distributed networks and data center environments.
  • Familiarity with modern Information Security practices.
  • Competency with industry standard administration tools and methodology.
  • High energy and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo.
  • Ability to be decisive and make tough decisions.
  • Ability to lead with People First / Strategy Second focus.
  • Ability to manage and lead with transparency, strong ethical standards, integrity and quality.
  • Must be detail oriented, able to take direction, act as part of multi-disciplinary and cross functional teams.
  • Good social, verbal, and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively present analytical data to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong deductive reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, and prioritization skills.
  • Experience managing external vendors and contractors to deliver solutions and high performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

801 Royal Oaks
Monrovia, California, 91016
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled