Full-Time

Team Lead – Network Engineer

Updated on 5/16/2024

Toast

Toast

5,001-10,000 employees

Cloud-based restaurant management software platform

Consumer Software
Hardware

Senior

Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Computer Networking
Requirements
  • At least 5-8 years of experience in network engineering, with a significant portion in a leadership role within an enterprise environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of Cisco technologies and familiarity with network infrastructure including corporate VPN and company-wide networking solutions.
  • Demonstrable skills in physical networking tasks and advanced troubleshooting.
  • Strong project management abilities with a track record of successfully leading network-related projects.
  • Ability to work effectively with both internal stakeholders and external vendors to meet the strategic IT goals of the organization.
  • Leadership skills with experience managing a small technical team.
  • Strong analytical skills to regularly assess network performance and drive continuous improvement.
Responsibilities
  • Network Leadership and Design: Architect and manage the deployment of network infrastructure for new office setups independently, without reliance on third-party vendors.
  • Hands-On Technical Mastery: Perform physical networking tasks including cable running, wire splicing, network cable testing, and setting up WiFi heat maps and channel planning.
  • Performance Monitoring: Oversee the monitoring of network performance across all locations, implementing QoS and traffic shaping strategies to ensure optimal operation.
  • Vendor and Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with ISPs, third-party networking vendors, and critical internal stakeholders such as compliance, security, and R&D teams to align network configurations with organizational needs.
  • Team Leadership: Lead a small team of network professionals, acting as a technical architect and providing guidance and mentorship.
  • Compliance and Security: Ensure the network adheres to all regulatory and security standards, coordinating with relevant departments to maintain compliance.
  • Strategic Reporting: Regularly evaluate critical networking KPIs, report performance metrics to senior management, and recommend improvements.

Toast offers an ideal work environment for individuals passionate about enhancing the hospitality industry through technological solutions. As a leading provider of restaurant-specific cloud-based solutions, the company excels in delivering robust software and hardware systems designed to streamline operations for maximum efficiency and impact. Working at this company means engaging in a dynamic, growing industry while contributing to a suite of products that help restaurants evolve and thrive in the digital age.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$1.2B

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

57%

Benefits

Peer Nominated Toastie Awards

Professional Development Reimbursement Program

Sabbatical

Unlimited Vacation & Flexible Work Hours

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage + Wellness Stipend

Commitment to Employee Wellness