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Manager - Network Engineering

Productive Data Solutions, Inc. - Glendale, AZ


Contract
Manager - Network Engineering
Our client has an immediate opening for a Network Manager in the Glendale, AZ area.
Network Manager Job Description:
The Network and Infrastructure Communications Manager Network role is to plan, direct, and coordinate the
design, implementation and support of the network and Infrastructure communications systems to ensure the
availability of the organization's IT assets. This includes maintaining, monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing all
existing Network hardware, software, and communication links.
The Infrastructure Communications Team Manager must maintain a detailed working knowledge of network,
Telephony, and Video, Telecom Vendor and Expense Management, and Unified Communications technologies and
possess knowledge of a wide range of applications and systems. The person should be driven by customer
satisfaction and have a firm grasp of Network, Telephony, Telecom Vendor and Expense Management, and Video
services troubleshooting, monitoring tools, and escalation processes.
Interaction with other teams within the company for a variety of company initiatives will be required. Additionally, this
role will be responsible for day to day personnel management which includes scheduling, managing staffing
requirements, hiring, development, coaching and evaluating team members.
Additional Responsibilities Include;
Coach and mentor Engineers to ensure personnel are working effectively as individuals and as a team (team of 10
Engineers).
Help create personnel development and training plans.
Promote a positive work environment and an attitude of operational excellence.
Supports succession plans that align and support organizational goals and objectives.
Accountable for ensuring effective utilization of available resources in a cooperative, collaborative, and team
atmosphere.
Provide hands-on leadership when needed, with the ability to know when this is appropriate.
Develop, refine, and document network administration policies, processes, procedures, and associated systems
and drive their implementation and use.
Makes recommendation on Network and Communications technologies opportunities and provides the means to
implement them within considerations for priority and available budgets and resources.
Collect and process data to understand and track IT expense within the Network Team.
Manages internal and external resources to complete the projects within time, quality and budget expectations.
Responsible for concurrent management of several large programs and projects, and their coordination with other
initiatives within the Enterprise and each other.
Ensure accurate and detailed incident, request, and change tickets.

Ensure optimal performance of all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, load balancers,
firewalls, etc.
Perform network asset and configuration management, including network component inventory and related
documentation.
Develop, refine, and document network administration policies, processes, procedures, and associated systems
and drive their implementation and use.
Ensure a high level of Network availability and performance.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Required:
10+ years experience in managing Network Services and projects for a large IT department.
5+ years experience in the acquisition and management of technology and technology professionals.
In depth understanding of Network Services and technologies (Routing, Switching, Load Balancing, Wireless,
DHCP, VPN, Automation, and Firewalls)
Experience managing Telecom vendors and services, including expenses.
Familiar with Telephony, Video Operations, and Unified Communications services and technologies (Avaya, Nice,
Polycom, and Lync integration).
Demonstrated success in matrix management and influence environments.
Ability to plan, organize and achieve coordinated objectives.
Handles stressful and difficult situations in a calm professional manner.
Ability to manage multiple and/or highly complex I.T. project teams. Leads technical efforts of project teams
involving other managers and/or consultants.
Demonstrated ability to adjust focus to meet changing priorities, alteration in strategic directions and shifting
customer needs.
Ability to be on call for incident notifications and management escalations.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Strong quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Has full working knowledge of principles, theories and concepts applicable to Network Management.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to influence vendors on product/service direction and resolve significant business issues.
Ability to envision future requirements and integrates them into the development of technology directions,
architectures and initiatives.

Preferred:
Relevant industry experience (Insurance or financial services).
For immediate consideration please send your resume to: phxjobs@pdsinc.com
If youre interested in and a strong fit for the above opportunity please provide your answers to the
following questions:
1) Are you local (AZ)?
2) Are you currently working?
3) What is your availability to interview? How soon could you start if you were offered this position?
4) Are you a US Citizen? What is your citizenship status?
5) Do you have any upcoming vacations?
6) What are your annual salary requirements? What are your hourly wage requirements?
7) Are you seeking a contract, contract to hire, direct hire or are you open to all?
8) Phone number to reach you quickly for interview scheduling?
9) Are you currently interviewing? Do you have any other offers?
US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b
candidates at this time. You must pass a background check and drug screen.
We look forward to working with you!
Thank you!
Your PDS Team
Productive Data Solutions, Inc.
Web: http://www.pdsinc.com

Information Technology (IT) Analyst


Department:
IT-Services - Server, Networks & Telecom Administration

Reference number:
16-067-T0116

Closing date:
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 17:00
Employment status:
Ongoing

Full or part time:


Full-time

Competition status:
Open

Job description:
Reporting to the Manager Analyst, Server, Networks & Telecom Administration, you will
be a member of a small team of Network and Server administrators. In this role you will
design, install and support the underlying infrastructure that lets technology operate
smoothly for all our staff, faculty and students. You will play an integral part of
maintaining the data and voice networks, as well as data storage, virtualized server
infrastructure, disaster recovery preparedness and network security.
This position will be required to collaborate and communicate continuously with the IT
Services team and the university community to ensure projects and initiatives are
appropriately defined and successfully implemented or completed.
Additionally, you will be required the ability to operate systems in a maintainable
fashion, keeping excellent documentation, implementing redundancy and applying
sound security principals.

Qualifications:

To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and
competencies:
Formal training/education in Network administration and five to ten years of relevant

work experience
Formal training/education in Computer Systems security
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Expert experience with VoIP /SIP/T.38 protocols
Expert knowledge of Local and Campus Area Networking
Expert experience with Switch configuration (VLANs, ACLs, STP, etc)
Expert knowledge of Firewalls, IPTables and advanced Routing
Expert experience with 802.11 Wireless networking
Advanced knowledge of Fibre Optic cabling
Advanced experience with both Interior and Exterior Data cabling
Advanced experience with Linux and common Open Source software
Advanced experience with Microsoft Operating Systems and Enterprise tools
Advanced scripting abilities (Powershell, BASH, Perl, etc)
Advanced knowledge of SAN, Storage redundancy and iSCSI
Advanced experience with Apache and PHP environments
Advanced experience with VMWare ESX and vCloud

Experience with Security scanning and remediation


Experience administering cloud services including Office 365 and Azure
Experience administering Java servers (Tomcat, Jetty, etc)

Application submission information:


This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. The role is positioned within Grade 4
and the salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University is pleased to
offer a comprehensive benefits package.
To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format)
to: rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca with a subject line of:
16-067-T0116 Last name, First name

Or mail to:
Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, B.C. V9B 5Y2
Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511
The competition began on August 15, 2016 and will close on August 29, 2016; however, the
8235BRTitleIT Operations ManagerLine of ServiceInternal Firm ServicesJob TypeFull-TimeCityON - TorontoJob
Description

Achieve your full potential in an environment where theres flexibility to cultivate your personal brand
and knowledge base.
Our Internal Firm Services:
Our Internal Firms Services are professionals who provide strategic advice to our business leaders. This
empowers our business and helps us work collaboratively on strategies, solutions and programs that support
the firm.
The Opportunity: IT Operations Manager
The IT and admin communications lead will be responsible for managing and directing the Canada IT
administration team in the delivery of administrative support services to Canada IT. The IT Admin and
Communications lead will support the day to day operations of each admin team member, coach and mentor
the team, complete performance reviews and provide meaningful feedback to help staff develop and grow.
The Canada IT administration team manage the following services:

CIT Financial management (budget preparation and tracking analysis, forecasting and reporting)
Presentation Development : Assist the CIT leadership team in the development and formatting of
required presentations for C level stakeholders and steering committees
Procurement (technology invoice processing, processing technology infrastructure, tool and
application purchases)
Contract monitoring and tracking
General admin support to the CIT leadership team (Making travel arrangements, processing time
and expense reports, scheduling meetings and managing calendars, booking internal and
external meeting rooms, arranging catering) etc.

The lead will also be responsible for assisting with the development and execution of the IT Communication
Plan.
IT communications around operational and project driven changes (coordinating, developing and executing
the IT end user communications plans). Assist with managing and monitoring IT content on the Spark
page. The IT and admin communications lead will be responsible for managing and directing the Canada IT
administration team in the delivery of administrative support services to Canada IT. The IT Admin and
Communications lead will support the day to day operations of each admin team member, coach and mentor
the team, complete performance reviews and provide meaningful feedback to help staff develop and grow.
Requirements:
A college diploma or university degree is preferred
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience working in a fast paced and demanding environment managing
multiple priorities
Well developed and proven verbal and written communications skills and capabilities with the ability to
communicate clearly and concisely
Proven and demonstrated organisational, analytical and planning skills
A motivated self-starter who is resourceful and shows initiative
A team player with the ability to work well with others and share and collaborate
3-5 years experience leading and managing teams
Good working knowledge of google and Microsoft suite of products (mail, calendaring, documents,
spreadsheets, presentations)
Why Work for PwC
Our employees make an impact with their dedication to client service, creativity, and high
performance. Whatever your passion is, the opportunities available to you at PwC will help you realize your
career aspirations.
PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We
encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour,
citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status,
age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
PwC: the Opportunity of a Lifetime

IT Project Manager
in US - NV - Las Vegas

Job Description
IT Project Manager will be part of an ERP implementation team and responsible for assisting the Program
Manager in ERP roll out. Position duties include, but not limited to project planning using MS Projects,
resource scheduling, team meetings setup, coordinate and run meetings, meeting notes distribution and
communications. MS Dynamics or any ERP implementation experience preferred. 5+ years experience
as a IT Project Manager required. Experience with MS Excel, PowerPoint.
Role Accountabilities:
Project Governance: Project Management within established project governance, practices, processes
and disciplines based on PMI principles.
Project Management: Artifacts creation and maintenance of the required project artifacts expected of the
project, including the project management plan, project schedule, project registers (risk, change, issues),
change management plan, project reporting, project communications, implementation plans, and review
documents.

Solution Delivery: Delivery of solutions to meet agreed business objectives, which are cost effective,
measurable and scalable to suit business strategy, capacity and expected growth patterns.
Teamwork: Collaborate and work with Business Analysts, Solution Architects, and other team members
developing scopes for projects and process improvement initiatives as required.
Professionalism: Maintain positive working relationships will all levels of the business to achieve optimum
project outcomes and to promote the professionalism of the Project Management function at Aristocrat.

Key Competencies
Customer Focused: Possess a customer focused attitude by understanding customers business needs
and expectations. Delivering constructive feedback, meeting deadlines, and working together to ensure
the deliverables and timeframes are understood.
Team Building: Knowing what makes a successful team; finding a balance within the team to ensure it
operates at its optimum, motivating and encouraging the team to maintain cohesion and excel at its
objectives.
Planning: Knowing how to create work breakdown structures, identification and allocation of tasks,
confident in providing estimations, and being pragmatic when dealing with changes whether they be
customer or project driven.
Results Orientated: Be able to assess the many factors that affect the delivery of a project, ensuring that
the decision made will deliver the optimum outcome for the project; adhering to schedules and delivery of
the defined and agreed scope.
Communication: Maintaining the support of the project team, sponsor and owner, stakeholders, and end
users through meaningful, concise, and explicit communications; adhering to the required project artifacts
and providing transparency and visibility to the project.

Job Requirements

At least 6 years experience as a Project Manager in a medium sized company

Extensive experience managing IT and business transformation projects

Understanding full life cycle of project management

Experience and expertise in project management using Waterfall and Agile methodology

Experience managing projects using any one of the leading Portfolio/Project Management tools
such as Clarizen, Innotas, Planview, Clarity or ServiceNow.