Our client is a reputable bank in the region, they are seeking a Network Technical Service Manager to join the team. As a leader in the firm, we are committed to staying at the forefront of technology and digital capabilities. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the network architecture and drive innovation within our organization.
Take the lead in defining the overall architecture, design principles, guidelines, standards, and best practices for network technology within the company.
Document the current state of our network infrastructure and conduct infrastructure gap and impact analyses.
Collaborate with IT leaders to define future network architectures and technologies that will enhance our digital capabilities.
Monitor the overall health of our network and provide practical guidance for in-depth performance monitoring.
Provide technical leadership and translate technology into practical business use cases.
Present technology architecture and strategy to stakeholders at all levels.
Develop detailed plans to implement new initiatives or improvements to our existing infrastructure, providing technical support throughout the process.
Form cross-functional teams to create optimal architectures aligned with our overall plan.
Collaborate extensively with IT leaders and technical delivery teams to ensure best practices and standards are implemented in operations and projects.
Mentor and guide technical staff in implementing best practices and standards.
Stay up to date with current and emerging technologies, proposing changes as needed.
A passion for technology and a desire to stay current with available and emerging technologies.
Ability to effectively communicate complex technology concepts and requirements.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders professionally.
Strong understanding of business-IT alignment and the ability to leverage technology to enhance digital capabilities.
Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
Highly organized with strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
Resourceful and results-oriented.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude.
Technology Competencies and Experience Requirements:
Minimum 15 years of relevant experience, with at least 5 years in large-scale network architecture design and implementation.
In-depth technical experience with Cisco ACI, SDN, routing and switching, and firewalls.
Strong knowledge of network high availability design and implementation.
Experience with Hypervisors network connectivity and Cloud connectivity (AWS, Azure, Google) is a plus.
Proficient in network monitoring and performance tuning.
Strong network troubleshooting skills.
Hands-on experience with network automation.
Previous experience in the banking industry is a plus.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) in R&S or DC.