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Network Services Manager

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 120630

Basic Purpose: The Network Services Manager will be responsible for the management, design, implementation and support of Love’s data network: Data Center, WAN, Wireless & Security.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, strategy, support and direction to the Network Services team
  • Ensure high availability and performance of critical network services
  • SME to guide, consult and advise on new/current technologies
  • Recruit, develop and retain an exceptional Network Services team; building collaboration, partnership, and credibility
  • Responsible for organizing and leading projects, project meetings, technical evaluations, including project team and vendor support meetings; articulate project status updates to business
  • Responsible for budgeting for projects, maintenance and software

 

Education and Experience:

  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience:
    • 10+ years in network design and support preferred
    • Cisco CCNA preferred
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Experience with Palo Alto and SDN (ACI & NSX) preferred

 

Skills and Physical Demands:

Skills:

  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations
  • Team & Customer oriented and collaborative
  • Innovative problem solving & strategic thinking
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Excellent technical knowledge of network technologies
  • Sharp troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Previous engineering and architecture experience
  • Initiative to stay current on Market trends

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

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Founded in 1964 by Tom Love, Love’s Family of Companies is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and remains entirely family owned and operated. With more than 300 locations in 40 states, Love’s approximate growth rate is 20 stores per year. Love’s has consistently ranked in the top 10 on Forbes’ Magazine’s annual listing of America’s largest privately held companies. From the first filling station in Watonga, Oklahoma, the Love’s commitment has remained the same: “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.”

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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