Team Leader -- Network Services Backbone

St. Louis, MO

Posted: 02/12/2019 Job Category: Software Dev. - General/IT Job Number: 139134

Are you looking for a new and challenging opportunity? Do you have experience in telecommunications and networking technologies? Technology Partners can help you make your next big career move a reality.

Our client is currently seeking a talented person for a Team Leader -- Network Services Backbone position.

What You Will Be Doing:

You will plan, direct and manage the activities of a team of associates responsible for providing engineering and operational support of the Edward Jones Wide Area Network. You will drive innovation, automation and strategic direction for the Backbone team. You will also establish and maintain effective communications and relationships within and across teams, business areas and vendors. You will align team activities and responsibilities with the firm's strategic direction. You will identify, develop and implement continuous process improvement. You will ensure prudent use of the firm's financial resources. You will provide leadership, development and mentoring to associates. You will also develop successors to key positions within the team. You will have additional responsibilities that will include planning, designing, implementing, and documenting approved solutions according to the needs of the firm.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree (Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Telecommunications, etc.) or equivalent work experience in Information Systems

  • Cloud network connectivity experience a plus

  • Minimum of five years' experience in telecommunications and networking technologies. This includes at least 3-years in a leadership role

  • Functional knowledge of systems, process and technologies used to support a large enterprise

  • Able to appropriately react to availability issues with commensurate urgency

  • Must be able to effectively communicate to business, vendors, associates and across multiple levels of leadership

  • Effectively manage escalations within area of responsibility and working in concert with related support and project teams

  • Able to look at business opportunities and provide solutions in line with firm's strategic objectives

  • Provide direction and leadership; creates strong team environment and builds talent; able to lead and influence others directly and indirectly

  • Process oriented; skilled in establishing and executing plans; able to establish metrics and monitor progress

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to develop relationships; seen as credible and trustworthy

  • Manages and develops self while internalizing leadership feedback

  • Series 7 license is required within 12 months of hire

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

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