Network Lead Job Description

Network Lead Job Description

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Network lead provides technical solution on integration of control systems with higher level application layers like Historian, Alarm management, asset management systems, network security, subsystems interfaces, and remote access.

Network Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead a team of Offshore Network engineers to provide 24x7 network support globally
Interact with developers and implementers of new applications to better understand enterprise impact of new traffic streams
Under general supervision, plans, conducts and establishes a technical vision for assignments
Provide support for the full life cycle management of network devices
Day to day operational functions related to Cisco Identity Service Engine(ISE)
Responsible for supporting the ISE environment, managing the policy, troubleshooting ISE incidents, and working with the deployment team as new ISE sites are brought online
Proactive health, capacity, failover planning, lifecycle management, lab testing, and obsolescence management in the core network, specifically focused on ISE
Direct partner with the design team to implement changes on the WAN backbone and ISE environment
The GIS Lead Analyst, Contact Center Engineer provides skilled technical support around all aspects of unified communications and voice services
The position requires a high level of general technical knowledge in traditional Avaya voice communications, call routing, and networking

Network Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Network Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CCNA, CE, CCIE, CCNP, ITIL, IAT, III, CISSP, F5, MCSE

Education for Network Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the network lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technical, Networking, Telecommunications, Education, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Network Engineering, Information Technology

Skills for Network Lead

Desired skills for network lead include:

Recent network and security technologies
Routing and switching
Security solutions
Fields of datacenter networking
Alarm Management
Communication protocols and information management systems
Control room ergonomic and human factors designs
Emerson DeltaV control system
Ethernet networks
HMI design and Application

Desired experience for network lead includes:

PCI Experience is must
Retail Store experience is a must
Fashion and Apparel experience is a plus
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and relevant technical management experience required
5 years of experience managing technical resources preferred
5 years vendor management experience preferred

Network Lead Examples


Network Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of network lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for network lead
  • End-to-end trouble isolation and repair on physical and logical layer services
  • Strong switch, router, modem knowledge and ability to setup, configure the devices upgrade firmware
  • Lead network services team members in daily tasks, including daily distribution of tasks
  • Manage assignments from start to finish as a accountability point of contact for US Government leaders
  • Manage and report team authorized service interruptions (ASI), Operation & Maintenance (O&M) and resolving problematic network supporting hardware, software, and other issues
  • Identify and create strategic vision to support a 99.999% available network architecture, high network redundancy, perfect network resiliency, and network integrity
  • Collaborate with network services teams to optimize network configuration, network management and network monitoring of SIE assets
  • Ensure legacy systems and new system meet respective technical (bandwidth, throughput, availability, quality) requirements
  • Troubleshoot and mitigate adverse impact due to network issues
  • Working knowledge of Palo Alto Networks firewalls, F5 load balancers and Cisco switching and routing equipment is a plus
Qualifications for network lead
  • Ability to work well with other groups to plan, design, and implement work
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience performing​
  • 3+ years of tooling and automation development supporting zero touch and power-on auto provisioning
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure protocols (BGP, IS-IS, VRRP, ), IP addressing and application protocols (HTTP/S, LDAP, SNMP)
  • Versed in a variety of hardware and software manufacturers, and a high degree of comfort and experience in mixed vendor environments Cisco, Juniper, developing and deploying solutions on open source technology
  • Expert level knowledge in all the support tools required to support such environments, dig, host, nslookup, tcpdump, wireshark

Network Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a network lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for network lead
  • Present recommendations to senior leadership
  • Enable an agile and simplified onboarding process for emerging solution integration
  • Master’s degree or an MBA
  • Experience working with business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements
  • Understanding of current technologies, suppliers, challenges and emerging architectures needed to drive transformation
  • Expert in creating business case, use cases, storytelling and driving change
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter with positive can do attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation
  • Demonstrated Architectural Leadership (applications, virtualization, security, network) and DevOps experience, preferably a blend of wireless and wireline technologies
  • Advance user of MS applications, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel
Qualifications for network lead
  • LAN troubleshooting/problem determination skills (Ethernet, Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP),Border Gateway Protocol
  • CISCO firewall/Virtual Private Network (VPN) equipment, Adaptive Security Appliance, CISCO Aggregation Service Routers (ASR), Virtual Switching Systems (VSS)
  • IP services, , IP, Multicast, Quality of Service (QOS), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Experience management gateways and Domain Name Services (DNS)
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • Knowledge of computer security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques to meet qualification of DoD 8570.01M CAT III IAT

Network Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of network lead. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for network lead
  • Understand and comply with all OSHA and company safety regulations
  • Must be able to respond promptly for emergency work and equipped to handle disruptions of service
  • Willing to be on-call and work overtime when necessary
  • Understand and complies with all OSHA and company safety regulations
  • Creates and oversees maintenance of technical databases and documentation
  • Position requires periodic attendance at training classes, seminars, and meetings pertaining to the administrative and technical aspects of the job
  • Provide training and mentoring to new employees
  • Provide technical guidance to less-qualified personnel such that they become more successful in the day-to-day support of the corporation’s network & telecom systems
  • Documents changes to system drawings and records
  • Takes an active role in continuous, professional, and technical development for self and others
Qualifications for network lead
  • Knowledge of IP services (IP, Multicast, Quality of Service (QOS), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP))
  • Strong working knowledge in networks, protocols and Internet technologies such as routing, NAT, advanced TCP/IP
  • Systems/network administration, research and analysis
  • Help Desk Support/reporting
  • Minor modifications incidental and integral to other elements of IT support
  • Perform Infrastructure upgrades as required to meet Government needs

Network Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a network lead. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for network lead
  • Key contributor to the development and implementation of the Maine strategic business plan
  • Key contributor to the planning, development and implementation of a Maine marketing strategy
  • Participates on team providing monitoring activities, analysis, and response to Maine proposed legislation
  • Participates in external activities such as serving on Boards, representing HPHC
  • Takes lead role in the coordination for the planning and development of a Maine/NH cross border regional contracting strategy
  • Under general supervision, manages the day‐to‐day activities of the Network Operations Center (NOC), including all Cyber Security activities
  • Ensures effective and efficient operation of network systems, architecture and topology through deployment and oversight of network
  • Operations specialists, that all operating systems are adequate, functional, and conform to operation security policies and procedures
  • Assists with the development and application of business processes to ensure appropriate service levels
  • Develops and implements standards, procedures, and processes for the NOC
Qualifications for network lead
  • Must be fluent with CISCO, JUNIPER, RIVERBED, and MOJO Networks BLUECOATS
  • Requires a minimum of 10 + years of experience as a network engineer, including 3 or more years in a supervisory role
  • Experience at a large corporation with enterprise level exposure preferred
  • CCNA, CCNP a Plus
  • Willing and able to work 3rd shift
  • Two years of network engineering or network design experience

Network Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a network lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for network lead
  • Designing and implementing a secure and stable wireless network strategy
  • Optimizing network performance for delivering and accessing solutions hosted with leading public cloud providers, like AWS & GCP
  • Planning and delivering for network architecture changes across a global organization
  • Managing relationships with strategic technical service providers
  • Planning and implementation of network monitoring and documentation tools
  • Performs administration duties for networking hardware including routers, switches, hubs, gateways, access points, network interface cards, networking cables, network bridges, modems, ISDN adapters, firewalls and other related network hardware
  • Must have firm grasp and knowledge of fiber and copper-based Ethernet technologies, capabilities and cabling and their connectivity to local and wide area networks
  • Administers network security
  • Backs up file server data/disks
  • Provides complex server maintenance
Qualifications for network lead
  • Knowledge and ability to oversee network, operations, security and server teams
  • Expertise with routing, core switching
  • Possess a CISCO Certified Network Professional (Route & Switch) certification
  • Demonstrates experience supervising network engineers and technicians in the operations and maintenance of DoD networks similar to those described within this TOR
  • Demonstrates experience in complex WAN troubleshooting/problem determination for Integrated Services Digital network (ISDN), Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Synchronous Optical Network (SONET), European digital transmission format (E1), and the North American T-carrier system format (T1)
  • Demonstrates experience in complex LAN troubleshooting/problem determination for Ethernet, Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol, and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

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