Johnson & Johnson

Manager, Network & Contact Center Solutions

Posted 07 November 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineTechnology, Information Technology

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

Position Summary

The role of Manager Network & CC (Contact Center) Solutions is ownership, management and delivery of network infrastructure requests throughout their lifecycle with particular focus on Voice and Contact Center. The scope may cover all aspects of Voice and Data networking including traditional Data requests, UCC, IPT, Contact Centers, Telepresence and Wi-Fi and may include critical global requests in addition to regionally specific. The role is responsible for understanding and addressing business requirements, building solutions which comply with J&J standards and coordinating in-house resources, capacity/stable teams, outsourced teams and vendors to ensure cost-effective and on-time delivery of solutions that meet business partner’s requirements. The role will also be responsible for effective communication with business partners and stakeholders at all levels and across multiple geographies. When required, the role may become involved with operational support related to the delivered solution.

The role is considered a Subject Matter Expert on Contact Centers and as such will lead and oversee related requests as well as providing leadership, support and guidance to other members of the regional team in this area. There is a requirement to work with other global teams to gain knowledge and expertise, understand, develop and enforce global standards and on occasion, support activities to select global partners and new technologies. A strong working relationship with the Voice Engineering team is required.

The role will supervise and oversee outsourced resources including Regional Capacity teams and outsourced Network engineers and may be required to manage a small sub-team of Network Solutioning specialists, which will include people management in addition to coordinating the team's work and resources.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct network solution requirements gathering and develop options and alternatives

  • Provide pre-project consulting to the business and recommend network solutions to solve business problems.

  • Work with IT and business to define requirements for current project needs.

  • Develop solutions compliant with J&J architectural standards and work with Global Engineering team to design non-standard solutions when required.

  • Build solutions and implementation plans utilizing the appropriate internal and external resources (e.g. Ordering & Quoting team; Change Management team; Capacity team; vendor resources) and ensuring full involvement of business partners and communication to all stakeholders. Review and approve related changes

  • Ensure flawless execution of implementation plan in conjunction with vendors and resource teams. Co-ordinate service introduction, hypercare, documentation, operational handover and if necessary, provide support for operational issues

  • Regional and global support for request management including co-ordination and supervision of regional and global teams/resources; representing region to develop global standards, processes and best practices for Networking; acting as an escalation point for specific projects

  • Where required, manage small team of Network Solutioning specialists and co-ordinate their activities

Other Duties

  • Involvement in vendor/technology selection, global standards and governance processes

  • Approve purchase of equipment, services and supplies

  • Backup and support roles and functions in the Network team to ensure delivery of consistent customer service


Required Qualifications

  • Required Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Required Years of Related Experience: 8-10 Years Related Experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong technical knowledge of contact center technologies (Amazon, Genesys, Cisco), IPT and experience with two or more of the following infrastructure components: SDN, SDWAN, Network Automation, Cloud Solutions, 5G, DHCP/DNS, WAN/LAN topologies and services, WLAN, MPLS, IP management tools, network management applications, Internet, QOS, EIGRP/BGP, unified communications, multimedia/VoIP solutions, SIP

  • Knowledge and/or Certification on contact center and unified communication solutions, Cisco data networking products and IOS, firewalls, load balancing technology

  • Extensive experience in managing outcomes in an IT infrastructure environment

  • Strong experience translating business requirements into technical network solutions

  • Proven experience in network and infrastructure planning and development

  • Proven experience working in a global environment and coordinating across regions

  • Extensive experience managing technically complex telecommunication deployments and projects

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels

  • Exceptional customer service focus

  • Willingness to work some unsociable hours – weekends and evenings – to support implementations

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with Amazon Connect, or Genesys Cloud

  • Experience with Sonus Session Border Controllers

  • Experience in deploying at least 3 contact centers (>50 agents)

  • Experience with cloud contact center technologies with at least 2 contact center deployments

  • PMP, Agile, Scrum Master, Lean certification

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, depending on location and subject to local legislation, candidates offered employment may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or, in certain countries, secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. If you are invited to interview for the position, your recruiter will advise on the vaccine requirement status in your geographic location.