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Flowserve Corporation Manager Network Architecture in Houston, Texas

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

Lead and manage the Network Architecture team, responsible for the design and delivery of global network infrastructure projects. Work closely with our business and third-party vendors to design, budget, and manage the projects to completion.

Responsibilities & Requirements:


  • Lead and manage the Network Architecture team, responsible for the design and delivery of global network infrastructure projects. Work closely with our business and third-party vendors to design, budget, and manage the projects to completion.

  • Identifies technological solutions which align to defined organizational goals and strategies

  • Leads research, evaluation, testing and development of technologies, solutions and services

  • Works with Business Operations to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations

  • Leads planning, evaluation and implementation of major changes and projects

  • Develops and publishes metrics to qualify and quantify success

  • Develops and maintains architectural standards and policies

  • Participates in negotiating Service Level Agreements (SLA) standards for new services and technologies

  • Assists with the planning and development of infrastructure security

  • Establishes and implements short, medium and long-range department goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures

  • Manages financial aspects of the IT department including purchasing, budgeting and budget review

  • Manages, motivates and develops staff; maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team

Key Performance Indicators

  • Manages resources allocated to team

  • Operates within functional budget

  • Inspires and leads others to develop new solutions for existing problems

  • Organizes Architecture projects and ensures they are executed successfully

  • Manages the full spectrum of delivery activities on specific Architecture projects

  • Establishes a good, working relationship with other IT groups

  • Identifies long-term strategies and opportunities, and manages team’s accountabilities

  • Manages level 3 technical support escalations and supports incident resolution

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively influence business decisions, collaborate with business leaders and provide counsel on strategic IT initiatives

  • Analytical skills to drive operations performance

  • Extensive applications support experience

  • Decision making and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes

  • Technical knowledge of current network hardware protocols and standards

  • Understanding of project management principles with customer service focus

  • Technical knowledge of computer operations and/or business process requirements for IT systems supported

  • Preferred knowledge of cloud security and proxy technologies, ideally Zscaler.

  • Preferred knowledge of cloud technologies, ideally Azure and AWS.


  • University or equivalent degree in Bachelor of Technology, Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science required, which an emphasis in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Programming, or similar IT-related field.

  • Minimum of five years of management experience.

  • Knowledge of LAN, WAN and Wireless networking predominantly in a Cisco environment

  • Knowledge of network security and firewall technologies

  • Strong project management skills across multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to review new technologies and recommend solutions

  • Strong on global enterprise enablement

  • Critical problem-solving skills, capable to troubleshoot and provide quality problems resolution.

  • Willing to travel when required, up to 50% domestic and/or international travel.

Preferred Experience / Skills: NA

Job Advertising Title: Manager Network Architecture

Job Posting Category: Information Technology

Primary Posting Location: Houston, Texas US

Employment Type: Full time

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 52188BR

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