Direct and coordinate development and daily activities of the Network Operations group within the Information Technology Department. Essential Functions
Analyze network operations and architecture in order to prepare network design changes, equipment needs and budgetary requirements.
Participate with the IT Management Team to develop long term strategic plans for the company's IT infrastructure.
Manage all IT infrastructure projects and ensure coordination with other MEPPI departments as required.
Develop and continuously improve an information security program designed to protect MEPPI's electronic information and systems from potential internal or external threats.
Ensure the development and maintenance of MEPPI hardware and software solutions by leading or participating in projects that increase the effectiveness, security, and availability of networked systems.
Provide product and installation support for all MEPPI product lines across all operating divisions and end customers.
Develop and maintain relationships with external system providers and consultants to ensure maximum value, response time, availability, and support for MEPPI systems.
Maintain network configuration documentation.
Manage maintenance and upgrade schedules to ensure network availability required to support internal users and customers.
Lead network operations staff in troubleshooting and the timely resolution of problems with the Company's infrastructure and systems.
Develop, test, and maintain the Company's IT disaster recovery plan.
Lead the Network Operations team of administrators according to Company policies and procedures to effectively achieve Company and department objectives. Manage and develop staff by communicating job expectations, monitoring and appraising job performance, and providing coaching and training opportunities.
Bachelor's degree in Computer-related field with a minimum of 5 years of related work experience and previous supervisory or technical lead experience, or equivalent education and experience.
Advanced technical knowledge of LAN/WAN configurations, firewalls, storage, computing, virtualization and security.
Advanced knowledge of PC applications.
Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
Advanced interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required to communicate with employees and vendors.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment of electrical and electronics engineers is projected to grow 3 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth is expected to be tempered by slow growth or decline in some industries, such as manufacturing and utilities.
According to BLS, The median annual wage for electrical engineers was $100,830, while the median annual wage for electronics engineers was $107,540 in May 2020.
While many jobs in Electronics may be related to engineer work, there are also common positions that are needed in order for an organization to run. Here are some types of Electronics occupations: