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Network Infrastructure Lead

Parts Authority
San Diego, California, United States
Overview Parts Authority, founded in 1972, is a leading national distributor of automotive replacement parts, tools/equipment and transmissions. Headquartered in Long Island, New York, Parts Authority is rapidly growing, and today has more than 200 locations servicing customers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Ohio, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Arizona, California, Oregon and Washington. Parts Authority has grown through both organic initiatives and acquisitions. Over the past several years acquired over a dozen companies as part of its expansion strategy. Parts Authority's catalog of over 3 million parts covering more than 125 million applications, ensuring everyone receives the parts they want, when they want them. What makes Parts Authority different is the people. Parts Authority has a team of expertly trained, experienced counter people to assist in finding the right parts and the right brand for each application. Parts Authority carries the best brands in the business for domestic and import vehicles. AC Delco, Motorcraft, Denso, Bosch, KYB, Monroe, Gates, Dorman and Exide are just a few of the more than 400 suppliers from around the world, that Parts Authority partners with to bring our customer partners the best parts. Each team member plays a vital role in our success. We are rapidly growing and looking for candidates to join our company! So, if you enjoy full-time employment with the opportunity for advancement, look no further. Join our Parts Authority Team today as an IT Network Lead. Responsibilities Lead an enterprise-level network infrastructure/Services environment with 200+ branchesand multiple data centers. Run the Enterprise Network Team (3 Palo Alto/Cisco Certified Engineers) Lead the Network Operation Center Team (8 NOC Tech & 1 Supervisor) Handle the architecture/design including data center/branch switching and routing, as well as security appliances such as firewalls and IDS/IPS devices. Lead the health and uptime of our network, servers, websites & critical applications includingall appropriate thresholds, alerts & daily/monthly/quarterly reporting Ensure completion of equipment installs and relocations (site turn up & moves) Lead vendor relationships, resolve issues, run services and review proposals andcapabilities. Maintain network equipment inventories and associated documentation. Develop appropriate network diagrams/documentation along with NOC policies andprocedures. Assist in the creation and maintenance of a comprehensive business resumption plan, includingdesign, implementation, testing, and documentation. Qualifications 10+ years' tried abilitiy designing, maintaining, securing, and supporting sophisticated data and VOIP networks. Cisco CCNP and Palo Alto PCNSA certified (CCIE/PCNSE and other certifications are a plus) Experience organizing and leading a team of network engineers in a fast paced environment Experience in handling or working in a 24/7/364 NOC growing environment Deep knowledge of Cisco routing/switching, Palo Alto firewalls, SD-WAN infrastructure and Cisco Meraki appliances. Experience with network automation tools such as Python, Ansible, and the Meraki API Supervising SolarWinds and PRTG. Experience with disaster recovery and business continuity practices. Ability to work in both strategic and operational capacities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience in a retail-focused, high-availability fast-paced environment. Available for domestic travel to other branch locations and data centers. Job Sponsoring

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