Global Infrastructure Procurement Specialist

Quickly maturing startup seeking like minded Global Infrastructure Procurement Specialist!

PacketFabric has revolutionized how companies procure, deploy, and manage network connectivity with our Network-as-a-Service platform. We are deeply committed to understanding our customers needs, and creating products they love. We strive to create strong customer relationships throughout the company. The Platform Resources team is small, talented, and a critical component of PacketFabric’s growth. We need someone with a passion for scaling infrastructure with financial and technical intelligence, and a combination of attention to logistical details with big picture vision and understanding.

Job Description

As a well rounded Global Infrastructure Procurement Specialist, your skills and output will make a big impact on our business. You should have a healthy appreciation of facing a variety of diverse challenges outside of your comfort level and working under pressure. This position focuses on procuring and optimizing all sources for our innovative Network-as-a-Service platform.

A typical day in the life of a Global Infrastructure Procurement Specialist might include:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business management, finance, computer science or a related field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Excel
  • Experience in telecom (domestic, international) or technology procurement categories highly preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of current trends in Telecom Access and Network products/services specifically related to sourcing, contracts, commercials, costs and trending technologies.

Key Skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, working in a fast paced and sometimes pressured environment to deliver projects on time with strong communications skills
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder engagement / management skills up to and including C-level (emotional intelligence)
  • A commercial thinker skilled at negotiation with a proven track record demonstrating the ability to plan and lead negotiations with suppliers engaging subject matter experts where appropriate, e.g. technical architects from TSO or Legal on IPR, etc.
  • Recent experience managing telecommunications procurement projects is preferred

About PacketFabric, Inc.

PacketFabric has revolutionized how companies procure, deploy, and manage network connectivity with our Network-as-a-Service platform (NaaS). PacketFabric is a private layer 2 delivering instant, scalable, and secure connectivity between any two or more points on our network, at speeds from 50Mbps to multi-100Gbps. We are deeply committed to understanding our customers’ needs, and creating products they love. We strive to create strong customer relationships throughout the company. PacketFabric was built from the ground up as a fully-remote company, and our “packeteers” are located throughout the world.

PacketFabric is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.