Technical Program Manager

Infotech Sourcing - Menlo Park, CA

Job Title: Technical Program Manager

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Duration: W2 6 months contract

Job duties:

  • Interface with Engineering and business owners to evaluate network reliability in terms of traffic at risk of packet drops, latency, and path redundancy.

  • Interface and partner with IP and Optical Transport Engineering teams to understand network design in terms of network reliability and redundancy.

  • Drive discussions among cross-functional teams including Network Planning, Engineering, Operations, and Implementation to assess and prioritize network risk and develop mitigation plans.

  • Collaborate with Network Deployment teams to scope out the implementation of risk mitigation plans.

  • Build a feedback loop between various cross-functional teams (Planning, IP Engineering, Optical Engineering, Operations, Network Software/Systems Engineering) to identify, quantify, and address network risks.

  • Help define metrics for measuring backbone reliability and work with partner teams to improve them.

  • Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases. Communicate and report on current risks, mitigation plan and track executions of these programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience.

  • 5 plus of experience in either planning, engineering, operations, network reliability engineering (NRE), Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) on a nationwide or global backbone network.

  • 3 of experience with protocols such as TCP/IP, IS-IS/OSPF, BGP, and MPLS

  • 3 of experience in using tools to monitor capacity utilization and network health, and participating in design and risk mitigation discussions.

  • Proven leadership & influence skills to motivate program teams and get things done in a fast-paced environment.

  • Superior Interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team.

  • Effective Communication skills.

  • Ability to pick-up and build on Program Management Skills and knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a network/site reliability planning, engineering, and/or operations role.

  • Built tools that help visualize traffic utilization, assess risk to traffic, test failure scenarios and generate mitigation plans.

  • RSVP-TE, QoS, SNMP, syslog, netflow/sflow

  • Understand network operator grade longhaul network topology design.

  • Optical DWDM knowledge is a plus

  • Python or any other high level programming language

  • Program Management experience in highly cross-functional and large scale and large impact Network Infrastructure programs.

Education:

  • B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience.

  • Program/Project Management Training or experience preferred.

Required Skills:

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, NETWORK OPERATIONS, Site Reliability Engineering, MPLS, IS-IS

Additional Skills:

DWDM, NETWORKING, OPTICAL, OPTICAL NETWORKING, PROGRAM MANAGER, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, RELATIONSHIP BUILDING, CHANGE MANAGEMENT, MULTITASKING, RISK MANAGEMENT, TCP/IP, NETWORK PLANNING, Netflow, SDN, Sflow, Network Reliability Engineering, Juniper

 



Posted On: Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Compensation: $156-$165K PER ANNUM



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