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AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Director of Network Engineering

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. - Cleveland, OH


Overview

Responsible for the global architecture, design, support, and engineering of the enterprise network.

Responsibilities

Own and drive uniform global network configurations and architectural standards in both US and Europe
Evaluate emerging technologies and create implementation strategies for inclusion in the wider network
Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and applicable laws.
Interview and train employees; plan, assign and direct work; appraise performance and provide coaching; address complaints and resolve problems
Be the catalyst for inter-departmental communications and collaboration as it relates to executing projects and outage management.
Develops processes and procedures designed to minimize the impact of system outages. Plans to meet and or exceed the requirements of production operations.
Support and implement periodic upgrades of the network infrastructure as required, including both patch updates and full version upgrades in order to meet service level objectives.
Examines new projects, forecasts new staffing requirements, and reviews company and team goals to prepare a network engineering plan and budget
Develop and manage relationships with network/telecom suppliers, including negotiation of equipment and service costs/terms
Skills and Key Competencies:
Communication skills
Organization skills
Critical thinking and problem solving skills
Self-motivating
Team work
Adaptability
Stress tolerance
Decision-making

Job Requirements

Strong proven leader for enterprise network teams of at least 6 to 8 team members
Demonstrated knowledge of complex enterprise networks
Advanced knowledge of routing, switching, and network security
Ability to exercise considerable judgment, maintain confidentiality, and act in a diplomatic manner
Ability to independently identify, research and resolve issues
An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills
A decisive individual who possesses a strategic focus as well as an operational, implementation, and detail oriented perspective
Works globally, and fosters communication with others and adapts communication style to account for cultural differences in audience
A strategic planner with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus
Ability to work with peers in a team effort
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
A well-organized and self-directed individual who is able to work with minimal amount of supervision
Capability to efficiently complete tasks in a fast paced environment
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, telecommunications or related field; proven industry experience will be acceptable in lieu of degree
10 years of experience in IT Infrastructure / Operations with a strong emphasis on business facing services.
8 years of experience leading IT functions, including architecture, engineering, and network support
8 years of experience supervisory/management
Experience working with methodologies and techniques such as Agile, Scrum, and Kanban.

6 days 13 hours ago

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

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Director of Network Engineering AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. - Cleveland, OH, United States

   

Location: Cleveland, OH

Company Profile:
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. was founded in 1998 to provide workers' compensation insurance to small businesses across the United States. Through acquisitions and organic growth, AmTrust Financial Services has since grown to become a multinational property and casualty insurer specializing in coverage for small- to mid-sized businesses. AmTrust’s financial stability is based upon a philosophy of niche diversity with a focus on low-hazard risk. Since its inception AmTrust has crafted a balanced portfolio of insurance products including: