IT Network Lead (Atlanta, GA)

| Atlanta, GA
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Position Overview

The Novelis Network team is seeking a Network Lead. In this role, you will report to the Global Network Director with responsibility for developing, planning, designing, and implementing enterprise network strategies in support of strategic IT business objectives. The lead position will partner with cross-functional hosting, application, and EUC teams to provide technical guidance to define, propose, and implement solutions based on technical and functional requirements. You will be responsible for planning and recommending network hardware, systems management software, and network design for the enterprise and automation networking infrastructure environment. You will provide Tier III operational support for network security solutions and platforms.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • High- and low-level network security planning, design, engineering, and optimization.
  • Develop strategies and direction for network solutions and current and emerging technologies (LAN, WAN, Security, wireless, VoIP, etc).
  • Evaluate and recommend new products.
  • Maintains knowledge of emerging technologies for application to the enterprise.
  • Responsible for overall success for network security implementation projects.
  • Designs and implements network and security systems.
  • Provides support for network connectivity or related network issues for the user community.
  • Analyzes network activity and network problems to discover and prevent systematic errors.
  • Recommends network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance.
  • Troubleshoots diagnoses and resolves network problems.
  • Researches, analyzes, and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify any network deficiencies or to enhance network performance.
  • Assesses network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business.
  • Ensures planned testing activities are performed and technical criteria are met.
  • Works with a variety of enterprise system monitoring and management tools such as Solar Winds, Cisco Works, What's up Gold, Wire shark, Websense, etc.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
  • 6+ years' experience implementing, designing, and supporting network and security infrastructure in an enterprise and/or production manufacturing environment.
  • Experience designing and deploying LAN/WAN infrastructures and network security protocols.
  • Understanding of complex network and security principles (e.g. Routing Protocols, Layer 2 switching, DMZ's, etc.)
  • High availability and complex BGP/EIGRP routing experience involving traffic engineering methodologies.
  • Excellent IP networking fundamentals and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols.
  • Knowledge and experience implementing network infrastructure in an enterprise and production manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in documentation as well as creating and maintaining SOPs, maintenance plans, diagrams, developing platform and configuration standards.
  • Excellent communication skills, strong presentation skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills, and the ability to work independently.
  • The ability to handle multiple priorities in a constantly changing environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational and time management skills.
  • Champions change and adept at leading others through change.
  • Ability to perform and oversee complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Knowledge of compliance regulations for applications and IT.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Network and Security Certifications.
  • Strong working familiarity with Cisco IOS with hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers, switches and firewalls.
  • Experience designing, operating, and implementing network security infrastructure.
  • The individual must deal effectively with people at all levels, maintain confidentiality, and handle multiple priorities in a constantly changing environment.
  • Champion change and adept at leading others through major change.
  • Advanced aptitude with software programs, expert in use of Excel (including macros, file links, group / outline), and SharePoint.
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry. Knowledge of commercial enterprise-level tools and products to provide network services, including: firewalls, IPS/IDS, DNS, DHCP, web security, TACACS+, VPN and NAC.


Location Profile

Novelis' Global Corporate Headquarters is located in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta Georgia and employs approximately 250 people. It is co-located with Novelis' North America regional office which employs approximately 225 people. Supporting its 24 operations worldwide Novelis' corporate office is home to the executive leadership team and global functions that support the automotive beverage can and high-end specialties value streams. The City of Atlanta provides a diverse and family-friendly place to live with countless museums cultural organizations and educational institutions including the Georgia Aquarium Woodruff Arts Center CNN Center Georgia Tech and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In the Atlanta area Novelis has strong community partnerships with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity GeorgiaFIRST and Agape Youth and Family Center in addition to many local museums and community groups. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.
More Information on Novelis
Novelis operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. Novelis was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 25 open jobs at Novelis, click here.
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