Merit NOC manager position
Mon Feb 10 15:57:58 UTC 1992
Hi. Dale Johnson is moving to a different position at Merit,
the "Network Management Systems" group manager. So this opens
up the following position, FYI.
The University of Michigan and Merit Network, Inc. are seeking
applications for the position of Network Operations Center Manager.
The NOC is located at the University of Michigan, and the candidate
will be employed by the University. Send applications to Tina
Pryor, ITD-Resource Administration, University of Michigan, 519
W. William, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. The University of Michigan is
an equal opportunity employer.
Refer to the University's posting number: A-121032-TP
TITLE: Manager, Information Technology Division-Network
Provide management, leadership and vision in network
operations for national, state, and campus networking within
The University of Michigan-ITD Network Systems, including
UMnet, MichNet, and the NSFNET and ANS networks. The primary
focus of the Network Operations Center is hour-to-hour and
day-to-day operations of the various networks, including the
development and reliable execution of standard operating
procedures in a 24-hour per day, 7 day per week operations
environment. The Center also manages large amounts of critical
configuration information, and production of routine reports
on Network Performance.
Provide leadership and management of the Network Operations
Produce and guarantee reliable execution of Center
responsibilities, given the resources available. Arrange for new
procedures to meet the operational requirements of rapidly
Define the support needs for the Network Operations Center. Work
with the Center's customers and engineering support groups to
establish their operational needs. Arrange for resources to meet
Respond to network and Operations Center emergencies as needed
on a twenty-four hour basis.
Evaluate and report on the Center's technical performance for
administrative and customer audiences.
Coordinate projects with other groups and managers in Network
Systems and the with the Center's vendors and corporate
Develop staffing plans and goals, hire and train new staff,
assign and prioritize projects, promote professional development
and provide general functional and administrative supervision of
Network Operations Center staff to meet unit objectives.
Represent the Network Operations Center, Merit, and the
University of Michigan on national and international committees,
standards bodies, and other appropriate organizations, including
providing leadership of such groups.
Present the Network Operations Center, Merit, and the Networks
to varied audiences via tours, lectures, and other
Arrange for maintenance and physical improvements to the Network
Operations Center facility.
A Bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering,
applied mathematics or other related discipline. A Master's
degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
is preferred. Significant knowledge and experience in the
Internet and Unix environments, including knowledge and
experience in managing networks using the TCP/IP protocol suite
Considerable knowledge of and five years experience in data
Three years of operations coordination experience is required,
with at least two at a staff management level preferred.
Ability and vision to supervise the design and coordination of
large scale, complex projects, establish goals, and meet
objectives is required.
Ability to communicate well with technical and administrative
people, and work cooperatively with staff, peer managers and
upper management is required.
Ability to delegate responsibility and be accessible to
technical staff is required.
Active participation in networking organizations at a national
level is desirable.
Three or more years of computer programming experience is
Commitment to quality operations and a vision of the future is
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