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Manager Network Operations & Design

Job ID: 6456
Business Unit: SIRTOA
Location: Staten Island, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Information Technology
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2024

Description

JOB INFORMATION  
Title: Manager, Network Operations & Design  
First Date of Posting: 05/30/2024  
Last Date of Filing: 06/13/2024
Authority: SIRTOA  
Department: Subways  
Division/Unit: Staten Island Railway  
Reports to: Director, Software Technology & EAM  
Work Location: 845 Bay Street, Staten Island  
Hours of Work: Managerial  
  
  
COMPENSATION  
  
Salary Range: $81,780(min) - $116,074 (max) Grade F  
  
  
RESPONSIBILITIES:  
  
This position manages the day-to-day activities of the SIRTOA Operational Technology (OT) Network and coordinates with various MTA-IT teams and external vendors such as Cisco and IBM to ensure inter-network data communications that are free from cyber-security threats. The incumbent will be responsible for task planning, resource allocation, inventory/material management, and manpower allocation as well as establishing plans and performing hands-on network management, troubleshooting, upgrades, and preventative maintenance activities to maintain a consistent rate of productivity. The incumbent will also be responsible for network monitoring, 24/7 network uptime, disaster recovery planning, managing projects, planning for future network expansion to accommodate SIRTOA's growing needs, and maintaining a high level of emphasis on employee and system safety.  
  
This position will also partner and coordinate with MTA -IT on project plans for the development of technology solutions.  
  
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE  
  
· A baccalaureate degree in Computer Science, Computer Networking, or Computer Engineering.  
· Certification in CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) or CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert)  
· Six (6) years of progressive experience, of which three (3) years must have been in a managerial/supervisory capacity. OR  
· A satisfactory combination of education and experience.  
  
  
DESIRED SKILLS  
  
· Experienced working with Fiber Optic Data Communication Networks comprising of Cisco L2/L3 Switches, Routers, Firewall, Windows / Linux-based Servers/Workstations, and Network Video Recorders.  
· Experienced working with Fujitsu SONET Network.  
· Ability to create, maintain, and expand scalable Cisco Network according to the company’s needs.  
· Extensive experience with configuring, deploying, troubleshooting, managing, and maintaining Cisco Network Switches (e.g., IE5000, IE3400, Nexus 9300, Catalyst 9300, and Catalyst 9600).  
· Expert in using Cisco IOS Command Line Interface (CLI).  
· Experienced working with Network Traffic Analysis tools, such as Cisco Stealth Watch, identity-based Network Access Control, and Policy Enforcement systems such as Cisco ISE (/Identity Services Engine), and Cisco DNA Center  
· Experienced installing a complete rack and patch panel wiring towards the installation of Network Switches and other appliances.  
· Experienced monitoring and analyzing network performance, performing risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities, and implementing intrusion detection/prevention mechanisms.  
· Experienced with applying network security updates as well as replacing hardware and software systems, when required.  
· Creating and presenting networking reports.  
· Ability to read, understand, and produce schematic diagrams, technical manuals, and documentation.  
· Ability to move and lift up to 25 lbs. of equipment such as Network Switches, Routers, Firewalls, etc.  
· Availability to work overtime during the night and weekend, as needed.  
· Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills  
· Responsible, reliable, and organized.  
· Team player with good customer service skills  
  
SELECTION METHOD  
  
Based on evaluation of education. skills, experience, and interview.  
  
All appointments, with the exception of the Department of Subways employees on MABSTOA payroll, will be made on the SIRTOA payroll.  
  
  
OTHER INFORMATION  
  
Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”)  
  
  
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY  
  
MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.  
  
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.  
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