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Senior Manager, Network Architecture

Framingham, MA 01701
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**Senior Manager, Network Architecture**

**Meet the Team**

At Staples our
Digital Solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a
team of passionate, collaborative, Agile, inventive, customer-centric,
results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love
advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples
forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners, and
deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services. If you want to be on
the front lines, driving one of the greatest technology transformations of the
21st Century, you should join our team!

Staples Technical Operations & Cloud
Engineering Team provides resilient and efficient infrastructure for the
business applications as well as associated critical support of these
platforms. We continuously maximize our value through optimizing our
efficiencies, expanding abilities, improving agility, and skillsets of the team
to best support evolving business requirements. Technology Operations and Cloud
Engineering (TOCE) is responsible for the Architecture, Engineering, and
Operations of Staples core IT infrastructure, network, telephony, and
collaboration platforms. Additionally, the team supports Staples eCommerce
platforms and nearly 200 locations including corporate, sales offices, and
supply chain facilities across North America as well as 1102 US Retail stores
from a network and telephony perspective.

**Your Role**

This Senior Manager, Network Architecture
will be working with the Network Architecture and Engineering teams and will be
working closely with the Network Operations team to deliver network projects
and capabilities. The position will be partnering closely with the managed
service providers to support the enterprise and ensure SLAs are met. The
senior manager will be reporting to the Director, Infrastructure Platform
Engineering and Cloud Operations and will be part of the Infrastructure
Platform Services team

**What Youll Do**

+ Drive and deliver acomprehensive enterprise network architecture and strategy thatencompasses the entire network service portfolio across all Stapleslocations.

+ Lead a team of Subject MatterExperts to develop and deliver a comprehensive and contemporary NorthAmerican network architecture and strategy

+ Drive the evolution ofarchitectural standards and designs using consistent service standardsthat are agile, scalable and easy to maintain

+ Create compelling businesscases around problems, outcomes, risks, benefits and the financialjustification required to execute on them

+ Ensure network solutions meetcyber safety, compliance and regulatory requirements of the business

+ Ensure solutions conform tonetwork standards, are documented, kept current and keep pace withbusiness demands

+ Ensure network solutions arehighly available, redundant, fault tolerant, diverse and affordable

+ Create an Automate firstculture that builds in network optimization and automation opportunitiesfrom the onset, and accelerates adoption and rollout plans in the existinginfrastructure

+ Oversee Go-Live activities ofany design deployment and transition into operational steady state.

+ Review and approve major changemanagement requests

+ Provide technical and businessinput for IT infrastructure projects related to voice and securitynetworking, and related technologies.

+ Participate in large scale,multi-functional projects, including product development, merger andacquisition, and divestiture activities, with an open and creative mindsetfocused on delivering business solutions.

+ Understand business processes,and assess business needs to assist with the development and deployment ofnetwork services

+ Ensure compliance and supportfor regulation controlled systems

+ Ensure service levels aredefined, effective, measured and reported

+ Continuously evaluate servicelevels and ensure results are oriented to customer satisfaction

+ Identify delineation betweenNetwork Architecture, Operations and Application teams and route issuesappropriately

+ Partner with managed servicesuppliers to deliver services end to end under established SLAs

+ Mentor different team membersin areas of expertise

+ Other responsibilities asneeded

**Qualifications :**

**Who You Are**

You have experience supporting
large complex networks with multiple locations. You are passionate about driving
for operational excellence and mentoring your team members.

**The Skills You Bring**

+ 10+ years of experience in architectureand management of large scale networks in a distributed environment.

+ Strong understanding of networktechnologies in a design context, including: LAN (traditional STP plusfabric), ACI, SD-WAN, BGP/OSPF, Tunneling (GRE, IPSec), wireless, cloudnetworking (public and private), QoS/shaping, GSLB, Netflow/IPFIX,firewalls/WAF, IDS/IPS, NFV

+ Experience with networkmanagement protocols and systems

+ Experience with Cisconetworking technologies

+ Experience with wirelesstechnologies

+ Experience with TCP/IP andcommon network protocols

+ Experience with routing,switching, and IP subnetting

+ Experience working in anE-commerce setting preferred

+ Experience with public cloudprovider network architecture. i.e. Azure, AWS, etc.

_Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_

_Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-08-13

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As the world’s largest office products company, 2nd largest eCommerce site and a trusted source of office solutions, we’re a recognized name across more than 26 countries. Working all over the world has shaped our approach to business, and as we’ve grown, so has our commitment to the communities and environments where we work. Whether you join us in retail, online, one of our B2B units or our other businesses, you’ll experience first-hand the unique energy and enthusiasm that makes us Staples.

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