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Job ID: JR0006571
Job Category: Information Technology
Primary Location: Plano, TX US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Sr. Network Manager

Job Description

Intel and TPG have announced a strategic partnership to create one of the largest independent, pure-play cybersecurity companies in the industry, to be named McAfee. 

We are committed to building the best cybersecurity company in the industry - because our customers deserve no less. We already protect more than a quarter of a billion endpoints, secure the footprint for nearly two-thirds of the world’s 2,000 largest companies, defend more than 200 million consumers, detect more than 400,000 new threats each day and represent more than 7,500 strong of the industry’s most talented cybersecurity professionals. We will deliver even more in the future.



The Sr. Manager, Network Services manages the team responsible for the enterprise network design, build and operations. This includes maintaining existing systems as well as engineering and implementing new technologies to best support business needs. This leader is accountable for keeping costs under control while maintaining focus on ensuring availability and performance exceed expectations. The Manager provides technical and administrative leadership to our internal technical staff as well as overseeing third party vendors who provide systems to Intel. This individual also provides technical consultation and support to other IT management and staff, end users, and business leaders when needed. 


  • Identify and analyze Intel’s network needs across the enterprise, and contribute to the design and evolution of the network architecture
  • Manage a global team of network engineers working in different time zones.
  • Proactively work to reduce overall and unit costs and continually improve availability and performance for network (LAN/WAN)
  • Organize and manage the team effectively and efficiently
  • Design, engineer, implement and maintain network systems across the enterprise
  • Develop processes to transition repetitive management and administrative tasks to our GOC.
  • Emphasis on regular collaboration with Architecture and the peers in the organization.
  • Maintain high availability and consistent performance of all network traffic including voice & video services
  • Negotiate service level agreements and support contracts with third-party vendors
  • Prepare and maintain all documentation for network architecture.
  • Implement continuous improvement measures and initiatives
  • Communicate effectively throughout the organization
  • Stay up-to-date with network, telephony, video, & mobile technology trends and best practices
  • Recruit, hire, train and develop a high performing team
  • Set the standard for establishing service levels and managing effectively through usage of key performance indicators and measures
  • Deliver service availability measures to key stakeholders / business owners


Required Experience:

  • Experience leading a global Network services team which includes 5+ years of people management experience.
  • At least 8 years of experience as a network engineer in a global enterprise environment.
  • Experience building and maintaining a strong, high performance team of specialists. Strong operational skills
  • Understanding of strategic business objectives and the ability to drive results toward those objectives.
  • Strong knowledge of incident management, problem management, and change management best-practices.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills with high degree of attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage effectively a geographically dispersed integrated team.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, frequently changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Expert level knowledge Cisco, F5, and Stonesoft/Forcepoint platforms is a plus
  • A high level understanding of multi-tiered application traffic flow, server load balancing, global load balancing.
  • Familiarity with ITIL, Agile project delivery, industry standard network management tools, and common application traffic flow patterns in multi-tiered applications
  • A solid understanding of what comprises a scalable, robust, supportable design
  • Calmness and clarity of thought under pressure
  • High levels of integrity in the conduct of personal and professional affairs
  • Ability to manage budgets and allocate resources effectively for maximum performance
  • Ability to implement processes, procedures and controls to improve operations in a cost effective manner
  • A passion for teamwork
  • Experience in running a 24X7 operations
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 20%)
  • .

Desirable experience:

  • Cisco certification(s) is a plus
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Relationship management focus
  • Adept at influencing and giving and receiving feedback at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong communication and decision-making skills
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, meeting specific deadlines utilizing strong organizational skills


Inside this Business Group

The Intel Security Group combines employees from McAfee and Intel – people with security expertise in hardware, software, and solutions into one business unit focused on building hardware, software, services and end-to-end security solutions. Intel Security Group sets the stage for new levels of collaboration and innovation and will drive leadership in the industry by providing ubiquitous security and identity protection for people and businesses worldwide.

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