IT Network and Security Team Lead

IT Network and Security Team Lead – English Speaking – Berlin, Germany – 50% Remote Working – Permanent Role – Start Date: Flexible August 2022 onwards. Total Compensation € 118,000 per annum + benefits. End Client!

Our fantastic global industrial customer in Berlin, Germany is looking to hire an experienced Network and Security Team Leader with a good understanding of Cloud technologies and future strategy to lead a global team and take responsibility for product selection with a € 5m – € 10m annual budget.

In this role as a Team Lead – Global IT Network & Security, you will lead the global network team (internal and external staff) of 6 colleagues including their responsibilities.

As part of the Infrastructure team you will be operating, improving and extending the global network infrastructure that is connecting more than 60 locations world wide.

Key Responsibilities:
* Managing global SD-WAN, SD-LAN and WiFi services, zScaler proxy infrastructure, DNS and DHCP services, administration & monitoring, including Incident resolution, problem management
* Enable effortless access to all company resources while maintaining a high level of security
* Liaison to relevant vendors regarding problems, fixes, and required enhancements
* Manage projects of small to global scale (leading internal, 3rd party and external partners)
* Create, maintain and live processes and strategies related to Cloud connectifity, Business Continuity and Security
* Oversee and direct the timely evaluation, qualification, and implementation of new technologies and tools, with strong focus on Cloud strategy.

Skills & Experience needed:
* Experience in managing global teams
* Professional years with demonstrated success in operating mission critical infrastructure
* Deep understanding of office and production networks, cloud environments, WAN optimization, proxy technologies and project management
* Track record in successfully transitioning traditional network Infrastructure to a Software defined networking approach
* Technology/Product/Provider Experience: AWS, Software defined Networking (SD-WAN, SD-LAN), Juniper, Fortinet Firewalls, HP Arbua, zScaler Proxy, Riverbed WAN optimization, DNS

* Exciting role in a prestigious, finacially stable company
* Pension
* Flexible working times in flexitime
* 30 days holiday leave + extra donatable days
* Hybrid working (50% remote working)
* Personal development opportunities throughout the company
* Free parking spaces, company restaurant, a wide range of health & insurance services (e. g. company doctor, employer-funded pension, disability insurance) and many exclusive partner offers.

Extra information:
Our customer is open to hiring a hands-on or a hands-off Network & Security Team Leader. The primary function is to manage the team of 6, vendor negotiations, and no hands-on configuration will be expected, as long as you have a good understanding of the concepts and proven Network leadership experience.

Related keywords: IT Networks, Network, Networking, IT Security, SD-WAN, Software-defined wide-area network, SD-LAN, Software-defined local-area network, SDN, Cloud, WiFi, DNS, DHCP, AWS, Amazon Web Services, Juniper, Fortinet Firewalls, HP Arbua, zScaler Proxy, Riverbed WAN optimization