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MANAGER NETWORK ARCHITECTURE

YONKERS, NY, US


Montefiore Health System employs over 38,000 staff, including our IT division with 800+ associates, that are all focused on deploying technology, identifying process improvements, and using best IT practices to improve patient care. Montefiore is routinely included on lists of most technically advanced hospital systems in the US.

Our IT Operations group is seeking a Manager of Network Architecture.

The Manager of Network Architecture is responsible for managing a team of Information Technology professionals and has a strong background in architecting end to end solutions encompassing several areas of technology such as routing, switching, wireless, Load balancing and other areas. The Network Manager assigns both project-based work and refresh work through Team Leads or directly to the Engineers and oversees personnel management and project management, Standards and Documentation among other responsibilities. The person in this role has strong technical knowledge and is skilled in applying procedures, policies, and methodologies. The Manager of Network Architecture stays abreast of the industry standards, trends and best practices while applying and maintaining Security in all designs.  They also provide leadership and develop direct reports. The Manager of Network Architecture provides outstanding client service and contributes to the organization’s mission of utilizing information technology to improve patient care, medical research and education by delivering scalable, reliable, available and secure solutions to the group’s customers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and develop a team of Information Technology professionals specializing in Network Architecture in the routing, switching, VPN, load balancing, Wireless, Firewall and other areas of technology
  • Create, implement and maintain technology and support of standards, processes and models is key.
  • Plan the work, Validate and approve designs, delegate effectively and follow up with staff, providing support and guidance.
  • Evaluate the team and its members’ level of performance, to provide performance management and establish the delivery of top tier services and solutions to the client.
  • Mentor and identify training needs for team members, ensuring professional development and superior technical expertise.
  • Responsible for resource allocation, managing assignments, and overseeing and prioritizing the work performed by the team.
  • Work closely with and partner with internal groups the team supports.
  • Responsible for staffing decisions and promotion of team members.
  • Oversee, prioritize and manage projects ranging in size, complexity, and scope.
  • Create schedules, assignments, priorities and direction to the team members and vendor personnel for projects and some day to day support
  • Develop work and cost estimates, program priorities, resource requirements, project scope, and objectives.
  • Vendor management, contract management and best pricing negotiation skills are essential
  • Must be highly organized for both themselves and organize and prioritize what the team is working on.
  • Tailor the project or program planning to meet the needs of the client and the interests of the company.
  • Lead the creation and delivery of solutions as a Subject Matter Expert.
  • Provide expert guidance to the team on new solutions and designs
  • Provide management with insight and recommendations on suggested solutions.
  • Review proposed solutions to ensure the delivery of a quality product or service to the client.
  • Equip the team with a strategy for development and deployment of new solutions, as well as the maintenance and upgrades of existing ones including sunset plans for older technology and what will replace it.
  • Own the technology roadmaps for next generation technology and get well plans for existing technology that needs optimization. 
  • Provide documentation and communication to peers, subordinates, and senior management for status, coordination, objectives, and performance.
  • Responsible for system documentation and coordinating the dissemination of it to stakeholders. This includes updating documentation and ensuring it is current.
  • Mitigate escalations of client incidents and issues. Assess and troubleshoot, consult with vendors, and coordinate with other teams for problem resolution. This includes joining critical incident bridges and helping dive the team to resolution and assisting with troubleshooting when needed.
  • Remains aware of and evaluates the need for new technologies and new skillsets for the team.

 

Required experience includes:

  • IT department team management
  • Project management
  • Strong technical and industry experience
  • Strong working knowledge of layer 1 through 7 network technologies
  • Strong working knowledge of WAN communication technologies
  • Strong working knowledge of Wireless communication technologies
  • Technical documentation, writing, and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Firewall and VPN experience.
  • Load balancing experience
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Process creation and continuous improvement
  • Standards creation and socialization of these standards
  • Vendor management experience
  • Experience architecting end to end solutions on a mod to large enterprise scale

 

Desired:

 

  • Prefer Change Management and CAB (Change Advisory Board) experience.
  • BS/MS in Computer Engineering or a related field preferred.
  • Cisco CCIE preferred.
  • Juniper JNCIP-ENT or Juniper JNCIP-DC

 

 

Department: Montefiore Information Technology Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: YONKERS  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3 Odell Plaza, Yonkers
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 135222 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

LI-SC1-REDIRECT; SF-DICE-MIT 


Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Yonkers
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City