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Team Leader - Technology Network

Company: Edward Jones
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Opportunity OverviewThe Technology Network Engineering and Operations - HQ Network team is responsible for researching, deploying, and maintaining a highly available and scalable network for Edward Jones. - The team is responsible for the campus edge network (wired and wireless), data center network, and DNS and application load balancing platforms (cloud and on-prem). - This team works closely with the Backbone Network team, Technology Security, Computing Services, Software Infrastructure, and Business Solutions Development. - We are seeking an exceptionally talented leader who will innovate and collaborate with others and deliver new solutions that support the firm's transformational goals and aspirations.What You'll do---.Plan and manage the activities of the team, responsible for engineering and operational support of the Edward Jones HQ NetworkIdentify, develop, and implement continuous process improvement, to include automation of infrastructure and operational activitiesDrive innovation and strategic direction that aligns with the needs of the firmDevelop and present project recommendations, and gain necessary approvals for small to large and complex effortsImplement and operationalize approved solutions according to the needs of the firmLead, develop, and mentor associates, and maintain a strong and inclusive team capable of delivering high quality and timely resultsDevelop successors for key positions within the teamEstablish and maintain relationships within and across teams and departments, at various levels of leadership, and with various third parties / vendorsEnsure prudent use of the firm's financial resources (to include all third party expenditures)Position RequirementsWhat You'll need---Bachelor's degree (Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Telecommunications, etc.) or equivalent work experience in Information SystemsMinimum of 5 years' experience in telecommunications and networking technologies (routing, switching, campus wireless deployments, application load balancing, DNS, cloud solutions, etc.). - This -includes at least 3-years in a leadership roleExperience with Cloud network solutionsExperience with automation solutions and process mapping (for network operations and infrastructure deployments) -Experience with Agile methodologies / tools -Functional knowledge of processes, systems, and technologies used to support a large enterpriseAbility to recognize and assess operational and strategic opportunities, and provide appropriately supported solutions and recommendations in line with firm's strategic objectivesDevelop efforts and projects with the appropriate business justificationLead team and collaborate with others in the execution of efforts and projectsAppropriately react to availability issues with commensurate urgency, and lead team through assessment, mitigation, resolution, and closure activitiesIdentify and hire top talent, develop individual team members, and build / maintain a strong and inclusive team environmentProvide direction and leadership, and lead / influence others directly and indirectlyEffectively communicate with associates, business partners, vendors, and multiple levels of leadershipManage escalations within area of responsibility and work in concert with related support and project teamsMust be process oriented; skilled in establishing and executing plans; able to establish metrics and monitor progressMust have excellent interpersonal skills; ability to develop relationships; seen as credible and trustworthyManage and develop self while internalizing leadership feedbackCompany DescriptionAt Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.Awards and AccoladesFORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list. From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine. 2020 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace EqualityEdward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list - the highest ranking among the financial-services industry! Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year. The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm's 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.Position ScheduleFull-Time Posting LocationMissouri, St. Louis Home based Associate?YesPosition TypeHome Office EEO StatementEdward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.RecruiterAmy WadeColorado Salary InformationAt Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit -our -career -site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:Req ID: 62017BR

Keywords: Edward Jones, St. Louis , Team Leader - Technology Network, IT / Software / Systems , Saint Louis, Missouri

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