Zurich NA Head of Cloud and Data Center Connectivity in Sacramento, California
Head of Cloud and Data Center Connectivity
Zurich Services, LLC (a division of Zurich North America) is currently hiring a Head of Cloud and Data Center Connectivity. This person may work remotely and will report to the Global Head of Integrated Network Services.
The Head of Cloud and Data Center Connectivity will manage a team of senior network engineers who are responsible for connectivity associated with Zurich’s private / public clouds and regional data center networks. This person will communicate with all levels of the organization including business and technology stakeholders.
Bachelors degree and 10 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area OR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area AND
Experience managing information technology operations
Experience with workplace end user services
Experience in Information Security and User Experience Design or information technology operations area
People management experience
Project management experience
Experience in building relationships with stakeholders and communicating / syndicating IT topics with technical and non-technical staff
Strong Unix/Linux skills and the ability to script in Python, Perl, shell, C or C++; activities will involve applying networking knowledge to SDN and Network/Security operations automation
Background in high-availability, global backbone design and architecture
In-depth knowledge of and experience with major Internet routing protocols; specifically, BGP (confederations and complex route reflector topologies), OSPF, MPLS, RSVP and ISIS
Practical experience with various Cloud and Security platforms: Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google, and Palo Alto
Possess strong customer service and technical support skills, coupled with problem-solving, trouble shooting skills, analytical and decision-making ability
Demonstrate a broad range of skills within a professional discipline to effectively perform complex assignments; familiarity with theories, concepts and network principles as well as, applied knowledge of established procedures, policies and best practices
A future with Zurich
Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
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Location(s): AM - Remote Work (US)
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time