offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day unique to each team or employee).
The impact you will have in this role:
The Senior Principal Platform Engineering is a Director level role on the Network Services team. Network Services is accountable for the planning, delivering and operation of network solutions for our internal and external stakeholders. Primary responsibilities include leading the design and implementation of sophisticated network architectures, including LANs, WANs, data centers, and hybrid cloud environments.
Your Primary Responsibilities:
Lead the design and implementation of sophisticated network architectures, including LANs, WANs, data centers, and hybrid cloud environments. Develop network strategies and roadmaps aligned with business objectives and industry standard methodologies.
Manage and maintain enterprise-level network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and wireless controllers. Ensure network reliability, availability, scalability, and security. Be responsible for the implementation of sophisticated network changes and configurations.
Develop and implement network security policies, standards, and procedures. Implement advanced security measures, such as intrusion detection and prevention systems, next-generation firewalls, and secure remote access solutions. Conduct security audits, assessments, and penetration testing to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
Lead the troubleshooting and resolution of complex network issues and incidents. Conduct in-depth analysis, root cause identification, and implement corrective actions. Coordinate with cross-functional teams and external vendors for timely incident resolution.
Supervise and analyze network performance, capacity, and utilization. Identify performance bottlenecks, congestion, and latency issues. Implement network optimizations, such as traffic engineering, QoS, and caching mechanisms. Ensure optimal network performance and scalability.
Design and implement network automation and orchestration solutions using tools like Ansible, Python, or SDN technologies. Streamline network provisioning, configuration management, and repetitive tasks to improve efficiency and reduce manual errors.
Lead network-related projects, including network upgrades, migrations, and technology refresh. Define project scope, objectives, and results. Develop project plans, allocate resources, manage timelines, and ensure successful project execution within budget and timeline constraints.
Provide technical leadership and guidance to junior network engineers. Mentor and coach team members to develop their technical skills and professional growth. Conduct performance evaluations, set goals, and provide constructive feedback.
Evaluate network equipment vendors, help negotiate contracts, and manage vendor relationships. Collaborate with procurement teams to ensure timely and cost-effective procurement of network hardware, software, and services.
Maintain comprehensive network documentation, including network diagrams, configurations, and standard operating procedures. Develop and deliver training sessions, workshops, and knowledge sharing sessions to enhance team capabilities and disseminate network-related knowledge.
Strong presentation development skills to convey critical network concepts and activities in PowerPoint and Visio
Keep abreast of emerging networking technologies, industry trends, and standard processes. Evaluate and recommend new technologies and solutions to improve network performance, security, and reliability.
Mitigates risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.
**NOTE: The Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable experience in a senior networking role in a large, global enterprise.
Talents Needed for Success:
Expert-level knowledge of network protocols, including TCP/IP, routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, MPLS), switching protocols (VLAN, STP), and network security protocols (IPsec, SSL/TLS).
Solid experience with network design and architecture, including sophisticated enterprise networks, data centers, and cloud environments.
Extensive hands-on experience with network devices and technologies from leading vendors.
In-depth knowledge of network security principles and standard methodologies, including firewall management, VPNs, IDS/IPS, and network access control.
Expert-level knowledge and experience in network troubleshooting tools and techniques.
Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, management, and stakeholders.
Experience communicating with senior leadership regarding issue remediation the network system.
Mentoring and developing junior engineers.
Experience with network automation and orchestration solutions using tools like Ansible, Python, or SDN technologies
Driving organizational process and change
Relevant network certifications (e.g., CCIE, JNCIE) are preferred.
The salary range is indicative for roles at the same level within DTCC across all US locations. Actual salary is determined based on the role, location, individual experience, skills, and other considerations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.