Chapter Lead Network Back End

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Digital Technology Solutions > Digital Employee Experience & Infrastructure as a Service > Core Infrastructure & Network


Core Infrastructure & Network is part of Digital Technology Solutions reporting to the CIO of Vestas, where we are end-to-end responsible for the full stack Enterprise Network, from Global Access overall Network Security services to Data Center and Cloud Networking. We develop, deliver, and own strategies, roadmaps, governance, and day-to-day operations, all determined by business demands and technology expertise.


With our vision “We Have You Covered” we embrace and drive Digitalization at Vestas through seamless, efficient, and well-operated Network services. As a Network Operations Engineer, you’ll combine your expert Network Engineering capabilities with comprehensive Operations Governance insight working hands-on as well as guiding and mentoring your colleagues in the Operations team.


We work in agile products staffed from functional Chapters where employees are hired among equals. As Network Back-End Operations Chapter Lead, you’ll have a combined role managing, coaching, and developing your colleague Operations Engineers and in parallel fully engage in Network Engineering tasks (project implementation, request handling, and incident handling).


Responsibilities

  • The Chapter Lead is a regular manager role for 8-10 highly skilled employees, where you are responsible for everything from various managerial controlling and approval tasks, over daily leadership and coaching to the full yearly leadership wheel with training, salary, development, recruiting, etc. One of the first tasks will be staffing your team
  • We provide a global infrastructure supporting and protecting some 50.000 users, 30 big-scale factories, 3 R&D centers, 3 data centers, 10.000 service technicians on the road, etc. Our network, its stability and performance, delivers critical infrastructure services as well as the digitalization foundation. We understand and embrace the criticality and our attitude and values reflect this
  • As a Network Engineer, you engage in building and implementing our platforms and services, either motivated by large initiatives or service requests from our business, as well as handling day-to-day incidents of various criticality. You are expected to engage in service and platform development and continuously promote governance improvements where needed

Qualifications

Leadership experience and documented training are of course advantageous, but an initiative to promote and deliver growth through others combined with positive feedback on leadership potential from stakeholders and colleagues can qualify. Besides;

  • A Bachelor's or Master’s degree in IT, engineering, science, or related
  • Relevant expert Networking Certifications or software development certifications as an alternative to formal education
  • You hold years of experience working as a Network Engineer on a senior level and can document your seniority through cases from your career
  • Our Back-End Network infrastructure is based on Cisco ACI, Cisco Access platforms (C9x00 series), Check Point and Cloudguard FWs, Citrix Netscaler, and Azure Cloud infrastructure hence expert experience working with these or similar is expected
  • Expert competencies working with Citrix Netscaler or VMware NSX is advantageous
  • Experience working with large global networks and governance models is beneficial

Competencies

We are a truly global department with 7 nationalities working out of 6 countries supporting our business all over the world. We work as a team, and as a team, we will achieve our goals. You must enjoy collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders from different cultures. On top, we work in agile products and to join, you enjoy working in product teams where you dedicate yourself to prioritized tasks and accept that we can’t engage in all development potentials at the same time.

  • You are a true team-oriented person and know how to foster team spirit around you
  • You are vision-oriented and your leadership style is trust-based
  • You respect equality and are a true believer in the value of diversity in a global setting
  • You are enthusiastic as a person, both regarding your working habits - being committed and systematic - and towards your colleagues asking for your expert consultancy
  • You develop by example, intelligent courage, and a heart
  • You are accountable and stick with a challenge till it's fixed

What we offer

We offer a leading role in operating a large global network infrastructure, where you will interact with (and visit) colleagues in Digital Solutions, business units, and outsourcing partners around the world. Overall, we offer a platform for your career, developing both your Network infrastructure Capabilities as well as offering you a leadership journey.


Additional Information

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the

31st of March 2024.


Additional Benefits

  • Fitness Subsidy
  • Retirement Benefit Plan

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About Vestas


Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
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