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Sr. Director, IT Networking Operations 

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United StatesPr 5037, TX, 75835
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Role Summary/Purpose This role, based at BHGE's main campus in Houston, Texas, will lead multiple teams of managerial and self-directed reports that oversee service and solution delivery via employees, staff augmentation and managed network services.

This is a highly complex, global environment and experience with coordinating across teams and regions is necessary to achieve goals and manage expectations.

BHGE are currently engaged in significant transformational activities that involve creating new ways of doing business, applying ITIL methodologies and pursuing new technologies that result in a predictive infrastructure operational state.

Experience at being a 'change agent' and being comfortable with driving solutions is essential for success.

Essential Responsibilities In the role of Senior Director, IT Networking Operations, you will: Manage multiple teams responsible for maintaining network standards, security compliance, deployment and operational support Collaborate closely with this position's peer equivalent that oversees data centers, storage, and server hosting This role will be the face of the network organization in areas of compliance, incident management methodologies, capacity planning, and project delivery Communicate with internal product companies regarding investment needs, platform capabilities and service degradations Work closely with the BHGE revenue-generating, field connectivity and manufacturing environments Develop roadmap to close the gap between current and future standards and industry best practices.

Provide input to re-engineer network architectures as needed Perform goal setting for the team and align toward company and Digital Technology goals Work collaboratively with the information security organization to assist in the detection and mitigation of security events Work collaboratively with other operations and architecture groups to implement standards and best practices, designs and re-engineers network components as needed Qualifications/Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Minimum 7 years of experience in global networking along with established leadership across this discipline and function Eligibility Requirements Travel up to 10% of the time, as required Desired Characteristics Aptitude, experience and/or passion for the creation and execution of an enterprise-wide networking environment Prior experience driving transformation resulting from divestitures, mergers and acquisitions is a plus Business Acumen Ability to set targets, execute a plan, and deliver results Ability to plan and provide structure and organization in a fast paced, changing environment Effectively manages risk and uncertainty for self and team Strong business analysis and problem-solving skills Ability to decompose problems and make decisions when requirements are not 100% defined Evaluates products & processes to assure security and risk assessment compliance.

Measures the impact of trends (cyclical or a shift) and modifies plans accordingly Ability to interact at all levels of the organization Demonstrated experience leading and influencing across a complex, globally matrix organization Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help leaders and leadership teams resolve issues and define solutions Produces an environment that empowers teams and allows for autonomous execution.

Commitment, perseverance, passion Personal Attributes Can effectively manage multiple work streams and demonstrate critical thinking skills Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices Influences and energizes others toward the common vision and goal.

Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal in the face of unfavorable odds and setbacks Location Houston, TX This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization.

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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