Global Head of Network Engineering and Operations
Everest Global Services, Inc.

Warren, New Jersey

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Title:
Global Head of Network Engineering and Operations

Company:
Everest Global Services, Inc.

Job Category:
Technology

Job Description:

About Everest:

Everest is a leading global reinsurance and insurance provider, operating for nearly 50 years through subsidiaries in the Europe, Bermuda, Canada, Singapore, US, and other territories. Our strengths include extensive product and distribution capabilities, a strong balance sheet, and an innovative culture. Throughout our history, Everest has maintained its discipline and focuses on creating long-term value through underwriting excellence and strong risk and capital management. But the most critical asset in this organization is our people.

Everest is a growth company offering Property, Casualty and specialty products among others, through its various operating subsidiaries located in key markets around the world. Everest has been a global leader in reinsurance with a broad footprint, deep client relationships, underwriting excellence, responsive service and customized solutions. Our insurance arm draws upon impressive global resources and financial strength to tailor each policy to meet the individual needs of our customers.

About the role:

Everest Global ("Everest") is seeking a seasoned technology professional to lead the Global Network Engineering and Operations function within the Global Infrastructure Shared Services (GISS) organization. This position will report to the SVP of Global Infrastructure Services with significant responsibilities that span the broader IT community and business. As a key member of the GISS leadership team, this individual will play a critical role in the transformation of the global Network infrastructure to meet the firm's global expansion and growth while ensuring the highest level of availability, reliability, scalability, control, and security to support our 24/7 operations.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in network management of traditional network and security technologies as well as having a deep understanding of more recent modern network architectures such as SASE & ZTNA. This high-profile role is pivotal to the success of an imminent global network modernization initiative, and therefore previous experience of network transformations including SD-WAN and SSE, plus Data Center migrations is a must. The Global Network Lead will be responsible for overseeing the design, implementation, and maintenance of our network infrastructure to ensure optimal performance, security, and reliability.

To be considered for this role, the candidate will need to be a proven thought leader across all dimensions of Network infrastructure, be able to demonstrate a proven history of leading similar efforts based on the size, scope and complexity of Everests' business and technology needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the network team in designing, configuring, and maintaining our network infrastructure, ensuring high availability and performance.
  • Manage and maintain the deployment of networking solutions, including switches, routers, load balancers, wireless, security appliances & services.
  • Plan, implement, and optimize SASE solutions to enhance network performance and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to plan and execute data centre migrations, ensuring minimal disruption to ongoing operations.
  • Provide technical leadership in troubleshooting network issues, identifying root causes, and implementing effective solutions.
  • Monitor network performance, security, and availability, and proactively address potential concerns.
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to drive continuous improvement in network architecture and operations.
  • Develop and maintain network documentation, including diagrams, configurations, and processes.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop network team members, fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies
  • Proven experience as a Network Lead with a strong background in network design, implementation, and management including the Cloud.
  • Extensive experience working with networking solutions, including switches, routers, wireless technologies, and security appliances & services.
  • Solid understanding of SD-WAN/SSE concepts and hands-on experience with SD-WAN deployment and optimization.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and executing data centre migrations or large-scale network transitions.
  • Proficiency in network protocols, routing, switching, and security best practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex network issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Leadership and team management experience, with a passion for mentoring and developing team members.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in the related technology discipline - preferably possesses a master's degree
  • 20+ years of IT experience preferably in Insurance / Financial Services
  • 15+ years of experience in leading a Global Network Engineering and Operations team.
  • Network and Security certifications commensurate with scope of responsibilities
  • Strong experience across all aspects of technology operations and management
  • Deep experience in architecting, designing, implementing, and supporting a global Network function.

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Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Primary Location:
Warren, NJ

Additional Locations:

Everest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, genetics, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. As part of this commitment, Everest will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Everest Benefits at everestbenefits@everestglobal.com.

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