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EY ESPM Next Gen Global Networks Lead in Rochester, New York

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day. Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.

EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:

  • Client Technology (CT) - focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY to identify new technology-based opportunities faster, and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.

  • Enterprise Technology (ET) – ET supports our Core Business Services functions and delivers fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the cheapest possible cost for quality services. ET also supports our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.

  • Information Security (Info Sec) - Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.

The opportunity

With the emergence and promise of software defined networking, automation, elastic cloud computing, Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), the need for introduction of new networking technology into the enterprise environment is accelerating. To keep pace with the growth, we have a unique opportunity open up for a global leader of our Next Generation Networks team. In this role you will be responsible for managing full lifecycle activities of new networking products and services that are needed to meet today and tomorrow's business and technology needs of the firm.

Your key responsibilities

  • The role requires you to be responsible for investigating, selecting, and driving the development of next generation networking products with end-to-end accountability for product ownership. You will have profit and loss responsibilities for products in your portfolio, ensuring that they meet user, market and business demands while supporting the organization’s overall strategy and goals.

  • You will communicate the vision and goals, identify new products and features to create growth opportunities, drive strategy development, establish priorities and manage the roadmap using criteria and requirements defined during research.

  • You will execute the product plan, collaborating with engineering and other teams.

  • You will develop metrics to assess the success of products and features and determine necessary enhancements.

  • You will anticipate changes in market dynamics /models, adapts products, and creates product retirement and transitioning strategies.

  • You will manage the lifecycle of your products including market requirements, product release plans, user stories, release criteria, product launch, and organizational readiness activities.

  • You will collaborate with user experience, business analysts and engineers with a focus on defining product functionality and designing solutions that bring differentiating value to our customers.

  • You will provide regular updates about product direction and release plans to the senior stakeholders and clients.

  • You will be responsible for planning, management and delivery of all team management related activities

Skills and attributes for success

We are interested in people with a deep and broad networking background, who bring in experience working in large enterprise environments, performing team lead and product management role. As a successful candidate you will have leadership experience in being part of a fast-paced team that is building and supporting complex network landscapes including knowledge of ITIL framework, processes and best practices. These experiences include:

  • Capability to help enterprises structure, plan, estimate, deliver, deploy and operate the software, services, cloud, hardware and network infrastructures supporting a secure integrated enterprise architecture. Some examples include: IoT network and security for “Smart Offices”; SD-WAN solution for global enterprises; Adoption of Public IaaS and SaaS cloud providers including Microsoft O365; Develop enterprise strategies for DDoS mitigation and IPv6.

  • Management of all aspects of infrastructure from architecture and provisioning to various run-time scenarios and ongoing maintenance.

  • Develop, define and deploy a governance model for overseeing innovation investments, performance, risk management and policy changes required to enable innovation to thrive.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the assessment, design, employment and maintenance of the processes, org designs, SLA's, contracting arrangements and other management tools used to manage and achieve organizational targets of a Corporate organization.

  • Communicate effectively across a variety of mediums (e.g. story boards, videos, etc.) and incorporate emotional intelligence in delivery to bolster creativity. Understand how to display brilliant ideas so they resonate with the target audience in a clear, less overwhelming way.

  • Within Financial Planning and Analysis, capability to select, drive, and monitor progress of prioritized projects within a greater portfolio of opportunities in order to achieve strategic objectives with the largest impact to the business.

  • Capability to define the overall business case for a large technology shift including overall economics, performance expectations, major sensitivity drivers, and key risk areas.

  • Define metrics leveraging industry-aligned business models, leading-edge metrics and KPI's which are aligned to the business environment.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Ability to design and facilitate a team development process with the intention of establishing a deeper level of trust among team members, encouraging and supporting productive conflict, achieving clarity and closure on critical decisions, embracing accountability for every team member and focusing on collective outcomes.

  • Improve team performance and team dynamics by providing expertise in team diagnostics, team behaviors, digital collaboration tools and technologies, and characteristics of high performing teams.

  • Inclination to develop strong relationships with diverse stakeholders by anticipating needs, collaborating across teams, fostering commitment and asking for feedback. Cultivate internal and external networks and leverage them to connect stakeholders with subject-matter specialists. Find the right cadence with stakeholders to become a trusted business advisor.

  • Effective listening skills and display openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.

  • Skills to present complex and difficult messages, using a variety of media and methods across non-technical and technical audiences.

  • English language skills - excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Ability to understand and integrate cultural and/or individual differences to work in virtual cross-cultural, cross-border global teams.

  • Flexibility to work out of regular office hours to cater to the global organization needs.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, or a closely related field.

  • Demonstrated experience in performing technical work of complex difficulty across various aspects of network technology infrastructure design and implementations.

  • 20+ years in the networking industry which includes at least last 10 years in a team lead and product management function.

What we look for

This role is perfect for you, if you are passionate about your work and have excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills. We are a small team, in diverse locations providing a service at global scale. This will necessitate an individual who is comfortable working with culturally diverse team members with a strong work ethic to do the right thing at the right time – even if that is late evening or at weekends.

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.

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