Network Operations Manager

Number of employees

170

San Francisco, CA, USA

Posted on: 2024-06-21

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Crusoe exists to bring energy to ideas. We are the pioneers of clean computing infrastructure that reduces both the costs and the environmental impact of the world’s expanding digital economy. By unlocking stranded sources of energy to power cloud and data center services, we are creating the climate-aligned future of compute-intensive innovation that reduces rather than adds to emissions. The world’s appetite for computation, energy, and progress will never stop growing. Crusoe is here to bring energy to ideas in ways that are aligned with the needs of our climate.


Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation. 

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw 

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology. 

About This Role:

Crusoe Cloud Network Engineering team is actively looking for an ambitious, experienced Network Operations Manager to join our Network Operations team. The Network Operations Manager will manage a talented team of network engineers across the globe that implements and operates the global edge, backbone, and data center network for high-performance compute (HPC) clusters with GPUs. The ideal individual will be highly motivated, hands-on, self-directed, and desire to work on cutting-edge technologies related to the environment. You must possess excellent analytical and communication skills and be a great team player.

As the Manager of Global Network Operations, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation, security, and scalability of our global network infrastructure. You will lead a team of network engineers and specialists to implement and manage network solutions that support Crusoe Cloud. In this key position, you will also manage the Network Operations Center (NOC) to provide 24/7 monitoring and management of our network infrastructure. This will ensure continuous operational coverage, rapid incident response, and high availability of network services to meet the demands of our customers.

A Day In The Life:

  • Lead a team of network engineers in the network infrastructure's implementation and maintenance.

  • Collaborate with other teams and departments to ensure the network meets the needs of the business.

  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot issues as needed.

  • Manage vendor relationships and contracts related to network services and equipment.

  • Stay up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies.

  • Provide training and mentorship to team members to support their professional development.

  • Balance immediate needs versus long-term goals across a diverse collection of stakeholders.

  • Respond to and address outages and escalations and provide status updates on each.

  • Manage day-to-day activities, prioritizing workloads across the team and overseeing daily and weekly activities.

  • Ensures that the responsibilities and accountability of all direct reports are defined and understood.

  • Report department metrics and statistics to the Director of Network Engineering weekly.

  • Act as a sounding board for the team when they provide expert-level troubleshooting to identify and resolve network-related incidents for Crusoe Cloud quickly.

  • Make recommendations to senior management on network infrastructure modifications and version upgrades while controlling costs and scaling for future growth.

You Will Thrive In This Role If:

  • 10+ years of related experience operating at scale in a production environment, with 2+ years in managing teams.

  • Strong knowledge of network protocols, including TCP/IP, QoS, BGP, OSPF/IS-IS, EVPN, VXLAN, QoSand MPLS-related technologies like RSVP-TE, LDP, etc.

  • Strong understanding of network monitoring protocols and tools like SNMP, IPFIX, Sflow/netflow, and Telemetry.

  • Familiar with data center network architecture, such as Fat Tree architecture, CLOS, BGP-TE, and peering for edge.

  • Hands-on experience with major network devices like Mellanox, Cisco, Arista, Juniper, and other mainstream vendors.

  • Familiar with mainstream commercial switch/router chipsets, such as Broadcom, Barefoot, etc.

  • Familiar with technologies like RDMA, Infiniband, and RoCE will be a plus.

  • In-depth knowledge of public cloud architecture connectivity options to AWS, GCP, Azure, Ali Cloud, OCI, etc.

  • Good understanding of IPv6 and IPv4-IPv6 coexistence technologies.

  • Programming/scripting in Python, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or other languages will be a plus.

  • Team player and participate in Cloud network global on-call rotation.

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Information Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field, or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree based on three or more years of work experience

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Embody the Company values

Benefits: 

  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Employer contributions to HSA accounts 

  • Paid Parental Leave 

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability 

  • Teladoc 

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $205,000 - $230,000. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

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