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Pfizer Manager, LAN Engineering in Thessaloniki Chortiatis, Greece

ROLE SUMMARY

The Enterprise Platforms & Security (EP&S) team supports Pfizer's technology infrastructure services, ensuring highly available and secure communications throughout the corporation and with external partner organizations. EP&S secures Pfizer's most important information assets through world class protections that enable rather than limit critical business operations. As part of the Pfizer Digital organization, the EP&S team is a key enabler in Pfizer's ongoing digital transformation.

The Manager, LAN Engineering role is focused on design and engineering related to the Server Load Balancing (SLB) and Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) environment at Pfizer. This position is responsible for participating in technical design sessions with business clients to gather requirements and provide enterprise-grade solutions that solve business needs.

The role also requires the ability to focus on high quality deliverables and a sense of accountability and requires a strong desire for continuous learning to stay current with the rapidly evolving technology landscape.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gather requirements, engineer solutions, and deploy SLB Solutions to meet the needs of our business clients

  • Ensure that SLB solutions and services are properly documented and supportable by the Pfizer Network Operations teams

  • Management of on-shore and off-shore engineering resources engaged in support SLB service requests

  • Management of SLB assets, both physical and virtual

  • Financial Management of annual maintenance and licensing contracts

  • Lifecycle management of deployed infrastructure

  • Bi-weekly reporting on Project, Incident, Problem Management, and BAU Service Requests

  • Function as an escalation point for solutioning and troubleshooting complex load balancing incidents

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree required, major in a technical field such as Information Technology or Computer Science/Engineering

  • 6 -10 years of experience in a Technology role

  • Design, manage, and troubleshoot complex large-scale networks

  • Associate level Industry certifications (CCNA, DEVASC, CCSA, or equivalent expertise)

  • A strong team player with excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Process oriented with great documentation skills

  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem-solving and troubleshooting ability

  • Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree major in a technical field such as Information Technology or Computer Science/Engineering

  • Experience managing a global team of technical engineers

  • Experience managing a financial budget

  • Strong knowledge of Server Load Balancing technologies

  • Professional level Industry certifications (CCNP, CCSE, CISSP, or equivalent expertise)

  • Experience with various Server Load Balancing solutions as offered by vendors A10, F5, and AVI networks

  • Knowledge of Amazon AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) constructs

  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

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Purpose

Breakthroughs that change patients' lives ... At Pfizer we are apatient centric company, guided by our four values: courage, joy, equity and excellence. Our breakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives.

Digital Transformation Strategy

One bold way we are achieving our purpose is through our company wide digital transformation strategy. We are leading the way in adopting new data, modelling and automated solutions to further digitize and accelerate drug discovery and development with the aim of enhancing health outcomes and the patient experience.

Flexibility

We aim to create a trusting, flexible workplace culture which encourages employees to achieve work life harmony, attracts talent and enables everyone to be their best working self.Let's start the conversation!

Equal Employment Opportunity

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to building a successful business. As an employer, Pfizer iscommitted to celebratingthis,in all itsforms - allowing for us to be as diverse as the patients and communities we serve. Together, we continue to build a culture that encourages, supports and empowers our employees.

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