NetBrain Technologies: Manager, Information Technology

Company Summary
Founded in 2004, NetBrain is the market leader disrupting the network automation space. Its ground-breaking automation platform leverages the power of dynamic maps to provide CIOs and network teams with end-to-end network visibility while enabling adaptive automation across the organization’s physical, virtual and software-defined networks. Today, over 2,000 of the world’s largest enterprises and managed services providers leverage NetBrain’s platform to automate network documentation, troubleshooting, and change management.

“NetBrain’s success is due to our people, and over the years, we have been fortunate to attract top talent because of our unique culture and exciting mission to transform the network management industry.” - Lingping Gao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NetBrain

The Manager of IT will lead the company’s information and technology operations, supports the company’s mission by leading the planning and execution of technology infrastructure and software. The successful candidate will work cross-functionally to find and implement practical and scalable technology solutions supporting the company’s operations.
• Demonstrated experience developing, leading and supporting an IT vision and direction including demonstrated experience developing long- and short-term strategic IT plans, developing the associated financial analyses and translating budgeted plans into tactical, actionable operational initiatives.
• Develop and maintain IT and security policies and operational procedures.
• Oversee business continuity and contingency planning for all technology and information systems.
• Establish controls and ensure compliance with all industry best practice, SOX, and other relevant regulatory requirements.
• Lead a team to manage and support all internal technology needs, including help desk, hardware management, regular maintenance, and upgrades.
• Lead all Information Technology operations in the costing, selection, planning, and implementation of information and technology infrastructure, information security, and SaaS applications.
• Set the overall IT strategy and vision for long-term, scalable infrastructure and systems. Ensure alignment with this strategy across all levels.
• Recommends and develops short and long-term IT strategy and plans for systems implementation, integrations, IT service management and operations, capital and operating budgets, and staffing to accomplish business objectives.
• Responsible for overseeing infrastructure: responding to application and infrastructure downtime alerts, performing environment and OS changes, and interacting with business, customers, etc.
• Directly and indirectly, oversee employees in the IT department. Contributions will include interviewing, hiring, and career development of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work.
• Support develops and monitors IT systems policies and controls, information security, asset tracking control, and regulatory compliance.
• Implements, supports and reports on IT Security systems to be compliant with regulations and standards (PCI, GDPR, etc?)
• Develops, maintains, and oversees backup and disaster recovery (DR)/business continuity plans. Manages institutional risk related to data storage and security.
• Administers the department’s budget, within budgetary guidelines to contribute to cost-effective operations of the company.
• Establishes and maintains regular written and in-person communications with the executives, management and key stakeholders on projects regarding pertinent IT activities.
• Centrally manages all hardware and software license agreements, communication agreements and IT related vendor contracts.
• Defines and communicates project/day to day milestones, service level agreements (SLAs), and resource allocation to executives, management and key stakeholders.
• BS Degree in computer science or related technical discipline and 10+ years’ experience managing IT infrastructure and support.
• 7+ years’ experience in IT operations, management and best practices, significant experience with IT hardware, software (Windows, VMware, Active Directory)
• Demonstrated capability to design and implement an IT environment based on a well-articulated roadmap and strategic vision
• Solid background in network administration and architecture. Hands-on experience on Network Data Center planning/design/ implement, site to site tunnel setup and troubleshooting, VPN issues
• Working knowledge of Linux operating systems experience with supporting and troubleshooting stability and performance issues. Knowledge of coding languages for scripting (e.g Python, Perl)
• Experience with infrastructure-based Processes: Monitoring, Capacity Planning, Facilities Management, Performance Tuning, Asset Management, Disaster Recovery, Data Center support
• Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
• Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
• Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
• Experience with Servers, Infrastructure, Platform Sizing, Infrastructure Cost Reduction
• Working knowledge on AD, Server, and Database Infrastructure environment.
• Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making capabilities to meet the organizations developing needs and growth.
• Microsoft Server certifications preferred.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight periodic reporting deadlines.
• Ability to work in a small company environment and contribute to different functions.


Employee Testimonials

Michael Moore
Account Executive

Working at NetBrain is great. The technology is always growing, and the product really solves a pain point for many customers. NetBrain is a tightly knot organization, and everyone is willing to help with any issue you may face.

Francis Fede
Customer Support Representative

I decided to work for NetBrain because of the vision the company has for the future of its product and its employees. The CEO's vision for his employees' growth is awesome. His encouragement for us to strive to move into higher positions is inspiring.