Networking Services Team Supervisor

Department:  Information Technology
Date:  Jun 5, 2022

 

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

 

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

 

  • Lead and directly manage Network and Communications team, developing and managing internal team members ensuring accountability and performance objectives are met
  • Provide advanced design, implementation, support and management services for Network and Communications Infrastructure across FMC Sites and Data Centers, along with FMC Public and Private Cloud operating environments
  • Accountable for providing Service Management and Escalation functions for FMC’s Global Network infrastructure, working closely with our support partners and Service Desk organization in the consistent delivery of Networking services
  • Develop and enforce Global Standards and Policies in the areas of Networking, Security, Telephony and Communications  
  • Lead global cross-functional teams and vendor resources in successful delivery of medium to large projects 
  • Accountable for vendor management functions, managing service delivery, as well as account team management and billing operations
  • Track and Report Key Network and Communications Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements to FMC IT Management and Stakeholders
  • Manage full lifecycle of Network and Communications Technical Infrastructure including inventory, decoms and upgrades, maintenance renewals and support information
  • Provide capacity forecasting/budgeting informing IT and Business Managers about enhancements and key capital investments
  • Develop and Manage Network and Communications design documents, diagrams and other documentation
  • Adhere to and enforce all FMC IT, PMO, Audit/Compliance, Finance, Legal, Procurement and Data Privacy Office standard processes and policies
  • Lead due diligence and decision-making process regarding Network and Communication infrastructure strategy and vision
  • Collaborate closely with Corporate IT, Regional and Site IT, Business functions, and strategic partners to enable Regional and Site project services
  • Collaborate and provide architecture, strategy and vision to IT Security, Server, AV, Operations and Collaborative Systems teams
  • Provide Vulnerability Management function for all Network and Communications infrastructure, adhering to FMC Vulnerability Management standard
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  • Experience/Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years track record of progressive and direct management of effective people, teams and vendor resources
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years specialized knowledge development and experience in Enterprise-class LAN and WAN devices such as Load Balancers, Appliances, WAN Optimization devices, Firewalls, Switches, and Routers
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of advanced knowledge and experience with core networking protocols and technologies such as BGP, OSPF, 802.1Q (VLAN), 802.1x (NAC), 802.11x (Wireless), STP, Ethernet, IP, TCP, UDP, and SNMP
  • Minimum of 3 years of direct experience performing Budgeting, Forecasting and Financial analysis functions
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Voice and Video Convergence gateways, protocols, codecs, and load balancing technologies 
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with WAN and LAN concepts, Network security, optimization, load balancing, performance monitoring and system resiliency/availability
  • Demonstrated ability to perform IT Design and Architecture functions
  • Project management skills and experience in delivering medium and large-scale projects including management of costs and resources
  • Track record of performing goal setting, performance evaluation, and development plans for direct reports
  • Experience with the implementation and support of Network Management tools
  • Ability to evaluate new technologies and perform need assessments
  • Proven ability to effectively analyze advanced and complex problems, isolate fault domain, develop remediation plans and continually strive for process and service improvement 

 

Required Education

 

BS or BBA in Computer Science or commensurate Industry experience Required
MBA Preferred
 

 

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. Full vaccination means that two weeks have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). All applicants will be required to show proof of their vaccination status upon receipt of an offer of employment. Exemptions will be granted only to those applicants who are unable to take the vaccine due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief.   FMC will work with those who apply for and are granted exemptions in an effort to identify reasonable accommodations which will permit those individuals to fulfill the responsibilities of their positions.

 

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department


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