Head Of Network Operations Centre

Head Of Network Operations Centre

ABC Worldwide | Cape Town, WC, ZA

Posted 17 days ago

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Our client is proud to offer industry leading Customer Service, Risk/Fraud and Tech Development services to our international client base. Their expertise lies in delivering world class multilingual customer support 24/7, maintaining strict Risk/Fraud processes and developing state of the art technological designs and features. They hire experienced top talent people which enables them to offer exceptional business services, while enjoying a “work hard play hard” engaged environment.Purpose of the RoleWe are looking for a Head of NOC. The role involves hiring, managing, and training a team of NOCoperators working closely with Incident Managers and SRE and assisting Head of IT to help maintainand support operations 24/7.Key areas of responsibilities includeHire, develop, and retain highly responsive focused engineers to ensure the effective operation of the department.Evaluate technical skills of the team to ensure the is an appropriate level of expertise.Take responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the team, providing overall guidance and supervision.Develop and own the processes and procedures used by the team, based on best practice for the business and industry.Ensure that up-to-date technical documentation exists for process, procedures, troubleshooting and run books for the team.Implement and improve processes for monitoring/alerting, systems maintenance, and escalation.Develop key dashboards for transparency of reporting uptime and other metrics as identified.Handle escalations and manage support from different levels.Ensure NOC team have the right tools and access required to troubleshoot and resolve incidents. Working closely with SRE to build the tooling where required.Work with other teams to ensure that the tooling and processes around monitoring are fit for purpose.Managing Operators rosters ensuring we have 24/7 coverage.Help with the standardization and automation of monitoring across multiple environments.Conduct team reviews and be responsible for personal and career development of team members.The ideal candidate for this rolePrior experience in working in a 24/7/ Network Operations CentreExperience of monitoring tools. DataDog runs all our monitoring.Skills working with both the cloud and physical datacentresExperience working with tools to help set up and manage on-call rotations and escalation. We use OpsGenieUnderstanding of metrics, logs and how to cross-relate themExcellent leadership qualities and demonstrated history of successfully leading teamsExcellent skills in developing processes and procedures for client & In-house teamExcellent oral communication skills, writing and presentation skillsAble to analyze problems, issues & needs and provide robust but adaptable solutions which meet current and future requirementsCapable of working under pressure/using own initiative with minimal supervisionTeam player, who contributes ideas and suggestions for impHow we approach thingsMedium sized company with a start-up culture and a can-do ethosWe focus on getting stuff done, not on management hierarchyOpen-door policy across all levels and departmentsInclusive environment with staff from all around the worldWhat we offerTraining on the jobOpportunity to progress within the company, not limited to one department or teamHardware allowance to make sure you have all the right tools to get the job done