Network Systems Administration

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About Information Technology at SCE
The role of IT goes beyond the traditional Information Technology ?service provider.? Many of the innovative ideas and projects that shape the company?s future and move SCE forward are dependent on technology. IT employees are at the heart of these projects, collaborating, designing and executing technology solutions that are transforming our industry.
Position Overview:
The network monitoring and management role is to plan, coordinate and maintain the networking tools portfolio. The work will be in support of operations and engineering staff, in addition to other stakeholders up to and including senior IT and business leadership. This portfolio spans the entire SCE Enterprise, for both the Grid and Admin Business infrastructures. The technologies that SCE monitors is dramatically changing from a traditional disparate telecom and data-networking environment, to one of converged capabilities and IT/OT transformation.
Typical Responsibilities:
+ Establishes network baselines by evaluating network performance including availability, utilization, and latency.
+ Assist with data gathering and analysis of network performance trends.
+ Provide an enterprise view of LAN/WAN availability, performance and capacity to provide future bandwidth requirement recommendations.
+ Help to identify points in the network that are directly impacting availability and performance.
+ Configure tools to maximize features so we are more proactive and predictive rather than reactive to events.
+ Maintain and helps to manage network performance by performing monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network or tool problems and escalating problems to vendor.
+ Prepares peers and internal and external resources to team by designing and conducting KT sessions providing references and support of various tools.
+ Oversees the performance of the tools by conferring with vendors; developing, testing and evaluating and installing enhancements to maintain tools current.
+ Create and maintain documentation as it relates to tools configuration, mapping and asset lifecycle.
+ Participate and plan in tool strategies toward integration of tools, adaption and cost efficiencies when possible.
+ Day to day responsibilities include identifying new or optimization requirements with various teams; administrating access; ensuring data integrity and updating changes to the monitored infrastructure(s); resolving issues with tools functionality; installing upgrades and/or version changes; develop reporting, dashboards, or other standard views; develop processes, job-aids, or other documentation in support of the portfolio; direct engagement with the vendor(s); and optimizing or simplifying features for monitoring network performance.
Minimum Qualifications:
+ Five years of experience in Network Operations management including hands on work experience maintaining, configuring, and upgrading Networking devices (routers and switches), wireless, or telecommunications infrastructure.
+ Experience with administration and management of tools for the data center infrastructure including VM, server platform and storage.
+ Two years? experience with various network monitoring and management tools for configuration, performance, packet inspection, etc. This is included but not limited to: NetScout, Infoblox/Netmri, CA Technologies - including CA Spectrum, CA Performance Center, Netflow and ADA, Palo Alto Firewalls, MegaSys ? Telenium.
+ Working closely with vendors to expedite and resolve operational issue in a network environment.
Desired qualifications:
+ Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or other related discipline.
+ Eight years of Network Operations experience.
+ Three years of experience with administration and management of tools for the data center infrastructure including platform and storage.
+ CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE certification preferred.
+ Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
+ This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.
SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
Job _Information Technology_
Title: _Network Systems Administration_
Location: _US-CA-Rosemead_
Requisition ID: _71020248_

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