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Sr Network Specialist

Job Location: NY - New York

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00615170

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- Job description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

 

Business Process Advisory professionals apply deep industry, domain and/or analytics skills to develop business insight, share recommendations with clients, and enable the implementation that helps clients realize business outcomes-such as revenue enhancement, operating cost reduction, working capital improvement and customer acquisitions.

 

Job Description

Network Services develops skills that involve planning, deployment, support and management of data, voice and video network infrastructure for Enterprise IT Operations or service providers upon which business applications are built.g, deployment, support and management of data, voice and video network infrastructure for Enterprise IT Operations or service providers upon which business applications are built.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.
Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.
Has some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.
Manages large - medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

 

Independently play the role of Network Operations lead. Manage and direct a team of network engineers offshore. Hands on experience in data and voice including routing, switching and wireless infrastructure. Knowledge of F5, Juniper, Pulse Secure and ISE. Should have built and implemented large networks across sites.

 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for operations of all Network Infrastructure including Data, Voice, Wireless, F5, VPN and the global delivery team of resources.
  • Demonstrate agility in supporting/adjusting to shifting business priorities.
  • Follow strategic direction of senior management and act independently to make decisions that will have a major impact on day to day operations and delivery of services.
  • Provide escalation for Network team in interpreting and troubleshooting critical service impacting incidents.  Communicate updates with Sr. Leadership.
  • Ensure Network Infrastructure complies with security standards and process framework; driving adherence to incident/change/problem processes is central to the role.
  • Conduct regular team meetings to guide and manage all operational tasks and issues. Prioritize work efforts to align with business needs.
  • Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor.
  • Conduct mid-year and yearly reviews according to the Accenture’s standard review process. 
  • Forecast 12-24 months in advance for required CapEx and OpEx needs, provide a yearly budget to leadership and manage to it.

Basic Qualifications:

 

 

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in technical aptitude and broad IT experience with technology depth.
  • Minimum of 7 years of  hands-on experience deploying and administering the technologies such as Cisco, Juniper, and F5,
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in networking technologies like Wireless, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, and VoIP
  • Minimum of 5 years of Information Technology Management experience in Network Operations or a Delivery role.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing diverse global teams.
  • Minimum of 7 years of Experience in Service Delivery operation in a large enterprise or outsourcing provider
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience and knowledge/exposure of the business sensitivity of an aviation services provider to virtual infrastructure related outages is highly desirable.

Preferred Skills:

 

  • CCIE Certification preferred

 

Professional Skill Requirements
Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills Excellent leadership and management skills
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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