Sourcing Manager, Network Services

San Francisco, CA

Who are We:

Twitter’s Infrastructure and Engineering team is seeking an experienced and motivated Network Sourcing Manager who is passionate about building out large scale network infrastructure.  You will be contribute in developing and maintaining a complex ecosystem of services for Twitter’s growing network.

What You'll do:

As a Sourcing Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of sourcing, supplier development, roadmap, qualification plans, and ongoing performance management for your suppliers.

This position will offer an exciting work environment, multi-functional exposure and chance to create an impact on Twitter's Infrastructure delivery and customer satisfaction by driving processes, solutions and partnerships with key suppliers. 

 

Who You Are:

  • You will develop and execute Twitter’s transport, IP transit, and connectivity sourcing strategies.

  • You will source network hardware for data center and backbone requirements.

  • Maintain high level of industry expertise and understanding of supplier/market conditions.

  • Own the supplier relationship for cost, quality, and delivery

  • Lead high level negotiations with supplier executives

  • Execute commercial contracts and quarterly business reviews

  • Create and maintain strategic supplier strategies

  • Lead multi-functional teams through supplier selection

  • Work with finance, operations, and engineering to perform cost and requirements analysis for current and future projects

  • Maintain & publish business metrics and other KPIs for our network services for key commodities and network hardware
     

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in a technical field.

  • 4+ years of network sourcing and vendor management

  • Strong knowledge of telecommunications vendors’ processes and drivers 

  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities

  • Broad technical and business knowledge of network services, quantifying metrics, and  cost modeling commodities

  • Comfortable working in multi-functional organization

  • Strong verbal and written communications, especially in technical engineering discussions

  • Experience working in fast-growth, large-scale environment



We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.

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