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General Dynamics Land Systems IT Network Area Manager L76 in Sterling Heights, Michigan

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The Network Area Manager role is to ensure the stability and integrity of in-house voice, data, video, and wireless network services. This is achieved by managing the network resources in the planning, designing,developing and maintaining local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), load balancers, gatways and firewalls across the organization. In addition, the IT Network Area Manager will oversee the design, installation, monitoring, maintenance, refresh, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links. This individual will also analyze and resolve network hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion.\ Company Information\ General Dynamics is a successful Fortune 100, global aerospace and defense company, with over 90,000 employees world-wide. General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has a strong foundation of delivering core engineering and manufacturing capabilities to our clients for military vehicles. Our team is focused on continuous process and productivity improvements that reduce product costs, while increasing troop safety and effectiveness. Land Systems continues to work with the US Armed Forces and its Allies to ensure these vehicles remain survivable, relevant, flexible, affordable and capable of addressing a dynamic threat environment.\ Our Ethos\ General Dynamics Land Systems\' ethos is our distinguishing moral nature. Each of us has an obligation to behave according to our values. In that way, we can ensure that we continue to be good stewards of the investments in us by our shareholders, customers, employees and communities, now and in the future. Our ethos is rooted in five values: 1) Honesty - We tell the truth to ourselves and to others. Honesty breeds transparency. 2) Trust - We trust each other to do the right thing. 3) Humanity - We are compassionate and empathetic. We respect the dignity, rights and autonomy of others. 4) Alignment - We are united in our commitment to our values. 5) Value Creation - We create value by doing the right thing for our shareholders, our customers, our employees and our communities.

\ Responsibilities\ Strategy & Planning\ Collaborate with IT management to assess near- and long-term network capacity needs and technology enhancements\ Maintain and adhere to a 1, 3 and 5 year roadmap that aligns with the Business and IT Strategy\ Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records.\ Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network engineers, usage, and disaster recovery.\ Establish service level agreements with the business\ Acquisition & Deployment\ Design and deploy company LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including servers, routers, firewalls, hubs, switches, UPSs, ADCs, and other hardware\ Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry\ Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades\ Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, various departments and contractors to secure network products and services\ Operational Management\ Manage and set priorities for the design, maintenance, security, development, and evaluation of all network technologies\ Manage and set priorities for the network engineers, to include coaching and performance reviews\ Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.\ Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed\ Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of network hardware, software, and connections across multiple locations\ Manage applications in support of the network services (PRTG,