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Associate Director Network Architecture & Engineering

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Company: Leading Multimedia Sports Entertainment Company

Location: Bristol, CT

Date Posted: August 13, 2014

Source: IvyExec

ESPN Global Network Services designs, builds, and operates ESPN s broadcast, corporate, wireless and wide-area networks, voice communications systems, and collaboration platforms, and develops new, innovative ways that network technologies can bring compelling content?to our fans, anytime, anywhere.We are seeking a talented and highly motivated leader of our Network Architecture Engineering team, where your work will be enjoyed by millions of sports fans every day. You should be an experienced manager who thrives on developing a team and helping your staff succeed.You will be responsible for the team that designs and implements ESPN s global network and voice infrastructure. Your team makes use of a vast array of network technologies, including routers, switches, wireless LAN, VPN concentrators, WAN optimization appliances and voice gateways. Beyond traditional enterprise services, the team is responsible for the infrastructure for one of the largest digital media production facilities in the world.In ...

ESPN Global Network Services designs, builds, and operates ESPN s broadcast, corporate, wireless and wide-area networks, voice communications systems, and collaboration platforms, and develops new, innovative ways that network technologies can bring compelling content?to our fans, anytime, anywhere.We are seeking a talented and highly motivated leader of our Network Architecture Engineering team, where your work will be enjoyed by millions of sports fans every day. You should be an experienced manager who thrives on developing a team and helping your staff succeed.You will be responsible for the team that designs and implements ESPN s global network and voice infrastructure. Your team makes use of a vast array of network technologies, including routers, switches, wireless LAN, VPN concentrators, WAN optimization appliances and voice gateways. Beyond traditional enterprise services, the team is responsible for the infrastructure for one of the largest digital media production facilities in the world.In addition to directing your team s project activities, you ll be responsible for developing a roadmap for the infrastructure, and developing innovative network solutions to business challenges.This position requires a quick thinker who can work in a fast-paced, challenging environment. You should be comfortable driving your team s own work, but also communicate effectively with customers, support teams, and your peers within other technology groups. The ideal candidate has been responsible for a network that wasn t just a company s IT infrastructure, but part of the product. We re looking for a leader who is passionate about building and running a first-class network.ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation. ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7,
1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.ResponsibilitiesBuilding and leading a team capable of successfully executing your mission.Creating and executing strategies for transforming, scaling and ensuring the availability, efficiency, and positive business impact of infrastructure investments.Develop and manage the lifecycle of a roadmap for ESPN s network environments.Partner with customers to ensure the network infrastructure is positioned to meet business demands.Develop budgets and business cases, prioritize, and successfully complete assigned and self-directed projects.Maintain documentation standards, and ensure the team s work is compliant. Basic QualificationsMinimum 10 years of experience in technology or telecommunicationsMinimum of 3 years experience in leading, developing, and growing a team responsible for delivering infrastructure systems supporting mission-critical operationsExperience with many of: long-term planning, people management, infrastructure transformation, network deployments, copper and fiber cable plants, voice/Unified Communications systemsIn-depth knowledge of Ethernet, TCP/IP, structured cabling systems, OSPF, BGPExperience with protocol analysis, network analyzers, packet capture devices, or WiresharkFamiliar with UNIX and Windows systems, and their networking capabilitiesStrong interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members, communicating with both technical and non-technical audiencesExcellent analytical and organizational skills Preferred QualificationsExtensive experience with equipment from Cisco and Arista NetworksExpertise with the Cisco Unified Communications platform, and Call ManagerUnderstanding of Riverbed Steelhead WAN optimization technologiesWork experience in the broadcast, telecommunications/service provider, web/content, or finance industriesExperienced in planning and managing against capital and operating budgetsKnowledge of network and infrastructure security concepts and technologiesExperience with network configuration management toolsServer operating system (UNIX, Windows), scripting and automation skills (Python, Perl, TCL, shell scripting, etc.) Preferred EducationITIL training/certificationIndustry-recognized technical certifications (CCIE, CCNP, CISSP, etc.) Required EducationBachelor s degree in a technical discipline, or a minimum of 10 years of experience General Management, Technology

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