Legg Mason Lead, Senior Network Engineer, AWS in Baltimore, Maryland

The Lead, Senior Network Engineer (AWS) will direct, manage, plan and administer the engineering and networking associated with the running of the Legg Mason IT infrastructure. Our Lead Engineer will participate as member of the management team that develops and supports infratstructure and cloud strategies for the GIBS organization. The lead will also contribute to the development of financial and resource planning needed to achieve department business objectives and manage available Legg Mason resources and oversee 3rd party sourcing relationship(s).

  • Support the lifecycle of IT infrastructure services with particular focus on service quality and service level assurance.

  • Establish near- and long-term service strategies, performance monitoring plans and improvement frameworks.

  • Participate in technical studies and evaluations of needs and technological alternatives with other GIBS managers.

  • Monitor availability and capacity management for both physical and virtual servers.

  • Oversee design and capacity management for storage and backup infrastructure.

  • Be responsible for the overall architecture and configuration of an enterprise network environment with appropriate hardware, operating systems software, applications software.

  • General oversight and accountability for the engineering and support of the following end user computing infrastructure technologies within Legg Mason.

  • Oversight of Service Desk operations. This includes monitoring, managing and reporting on service desk performance and ensuring that Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are achieved in accordance with vendor contracts.

  • Accountable for providing all end-user hardware and software IT support by desktop support technicians. Oversee daily operations of service functions / solutions within team’s scope. Implement short-term business strategies.

  • Provide oversight on the implementation and ongoing strategy for Collaboration Tools

  • Direct staff in the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures and programs. Adhere to both company policy and governmental regulations concerning department.

  • Deep knowledge of technical infrastructure including servers, storage, databases, networks, firewalls, telephony, desktop, mobile devices and cloud based solutions.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT operations, systems, architecture, technical controls, data-centric issues, and considerations.

  • Experience managing a team/unit performing highly specialized functions.

  • Experience with Firewalls, VPN, VMWare, Networking, Performance Tuning, AV/Voice, Routers/Switches, DNS, VMWare, etc.

  • Ability to coach and guide staff in development of skills and career

  • Demonstrated experience overseeing delivery by third party Service Providers, maintaining knowledge of contractual terms and holding delivery managers accountable

  • Demonstrated ability to assess and enhance IT processes within an organization and knowledge of challenges faced by implementation teams along with

  • Collaborates with matrixed partners to ensure that resources are effectively leveraged and managed in order to deliver on solutions delivery projects and production support demands.

  • Interpersonal and collaboration skills to partner effectively with internal business partners, vendors, and consultant resources, and all levels of staff and management, including the ability to be both directive and collaborative as appropriate to the situation

  • Manage time, deadlines, multiple priorities, and projects efficiently.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Business, or related field.

  • 7 years of leadershipI experience with both Development and Management roles.

  • Familiarity with IT Service Management (ITSM) and ITIL concepts.

  • Microsoft Office Professional.

Desired Background:

  • Master’s degree in a technical discipline

CISSP, CCNP, CCNA certifications.

AWS Certifificatoins strongly desired.

Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, and accountability. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.

Legg Mason offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and 401(k).

Come join a growing team and be part of a leading global asset management firm!

ID: 2018-2776

Division/LM Business: Global Information Business Solutions

External Company Name: Legg Mason & Co., LLC

External Company URL: http://www.leggmason.com/

Street: 100 International Drive