Director of LAN & WiFi Services (Open to flexible working)

Location
London
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
12 May 2018
Ref
WD162631
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you looking to expand your expertise with software defined networking in a global environment that allows you to keep pace with the speed of change?

At GSK, we are transforming with new network technologies aimed at making our network agile and flexible, enabling efficient network configurations to improve network performance and monitoring, including automation that enables the network control to become programmable.

In this role, you will ensure that Technical Infrastructure Operations (TIO) delivers effective and efficient Local Area Network (LAN) transport services and WiFi services within GSK. This requires direct oversight and management of teams responsible for operation, delivery, product currency and software administration of complex globally deployed technology solutions.

Your role will be integral in directing & leading operational Incident/Problem Management for the LAN and WiFi infrastructure systems and services. This includes implementation and support services for core, regional and local market technology solutions across GSK sites globally.

You will have the opportunity to define and deliver the LAN WiFi services operating model to optimize efficiency and operational excellence in the delivery of service to GSK, including effective incident responsiveness. You'll develop strategies to ensure LAN and WiFi services continue to provide a secure and efficient workplace for GSK employees.

Your leadership skills will ensure all relevant internal and external standards for regulatory compliance and enterprise security are maintained and adhered to. You'll coordinate delivery and operations with the WAN and Perimeter services director to ensure a seamless GSK network and secure environment, providing lifecycle/capacity management.

In this role, you'll operate as part of a team accountable for the day to day global delivery of hardware and changes for LAN and WiFi devices and networks routers/switches. You will liaise with Managed Service Providers for LAN and WiFi related issues/services.

You will direct teams with responsibility for core and local site IT repairs/replacements, urgent high priory service impacting issues (SWAT calls), and service failure communications for duration of incidents (RTPA's, Service Alerts, IT help Alerts)

You'll also manage and fulfill user requests in a timely manner and in accordance with established metrics and have the ability to meet request fulfillment task and operate within SLA timeframes.

Why You?Basic qualifications:

  • Because you hold a Bachelor's Degree
  • Because you have at least 8 years of experience directing teams with oversight for vast infrastructure services
  • You are recognized as an expert and sought after by others for guidance, sharing cutting-edge knowledge & using influence to drive change detailed knowledge of best practices and current trends, acquired both internally and externally
  • You contribute to developing others (e.g. creation of educational resources, training, mentoring and coaching others) and demonstrate a solid understanding of the principles of technical certifications.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in IT or Business

Why GSK?

GSK has a 150-year legacy of helping to transform the health, lives and futures of millions of people around the world. We're a science-led healthcare company with more than 100,000 people working in 115 countries. Each year we produce around 4 billion packs of medicine, nearly 900 million doses of vaccine and more than 18 billion packs of consumer healthcare products. Our focus of helping people do more, feel better and live longer is at the center of all that we aim to do.

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