IDT Corporation

Director of Network Engineering

Network Architect in Newark, NJ

Posted 2019-10-04

Director, Network Engineering will have direct responsibility for configuring, optimizing and supporting our global VoIP, corporate and production networks.

The ideal new teammate will have outstanding leadership skills as well as strong hands-on experience in designing, automating, deploying, and supporting global networks of high complexity.

In this highly visible role, you will lead and manage a global team of network engineers and technicians providing networking services to several lines of businesses generating over $1B in revenue.
You’d have the opportunity to:
Manage a global team of network engineers
Support, manage and optimize the global network infrastructure
Drive expedient resolution of high-severity outages impacting IT infrastructure
Monitor global alerts/threats and work with InfoSec to protect the company network
Establish metrics, key performance indicators and monitoring of the network and networking components. Partner closely with technology leaders and business stakeholders to optimize network design, delivery, and support
Make network upgrades and configuration recommendations based on performance metrics and capacity planning
Improve operational support processes and procedures. Develop and maintain a framework of policies and procedures (e.g., incident, problem, change, configuration, and capacity management)
Direct planning, evaluation, and implementation of networking and information system projects
Drive contract negotiation and manage relationships with 3rd party vendors and optimize the total cost of ownership of the networking infrastructure
We’d like to see:
Hands-on experience with engineering networks using Juniper routers at scale.
Prior hands-on experience with Palo Alto firewalls and Arista routers is a big plus.
Outstanding communication and leadership skills.
At least 5+ years of experience in a technology leadership role managing people directly or indirectly.
Education in a related field at the Bachelor, Master's, or higher level.
Hands-on knowledge of multiple operating system environments (e.g., Linux, Windows).
Experience with networking and security standards in AWS.
Prior Infosec experience will also be a significant plus.
Proven track record with large-scale information systems projects and service delivery.
Communicating, transferring money, and mobile phone service must be safe, simple, and affordable. At IDT, we understand the challenge of being apart from those who matter most. Our flagship brand, Boss Revolution, which includes our International Calling, Mobile Top Up, and Money Transfer services, as well as our Boss Revolution Mobile, net2phone, National Retail Solutions, IDT Express, and IDT Carrier Services divisions all support IDT’s mission of enabling our customers to keep in touch and share resources with their friends and family around the world.
IDT is listed on the NYSE, employs over 1500 people across 20+ countries and has revenues in excess of $1.5 billion. Since 1990, IDT Telecom has remained a pioneer in Prepaid VoIP and UCaaS telephony. Today, we are an industry leader in prepaid communication and payment services and are one of the world's largest international voice carriers.

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Company summary

IDT is an entrepreneurial company where everyone has the potential to make a unique, important contribution.

IDT's businesses provide innovative communications and payment services on a global scale.

BOSS Revolution provides reliable, convenient and affordable consumer services.

National Retail Solutions (, net2phone, IDT Express, and IDT Carrier Services deliver value to our business customers.


In Office Gym, Kitchens, Recreational Spaces (Classic Arcade Games, Pool Table, Ping Pong, Outdoor Patio), Free Breakfast, Free Parking, Easy Public Transit, Health, Vision, Dental, 401k, and 3 weeks of vacation to start!

Tech Stack

Language Agnostic while hiring but built with C++, Java, C#, Angular, AWS ,and more.

Interview process

Introduction then 1 or 2 Phone Conversations followed by Technical Interview and an Onsite.

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