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Rock Family of Companies Team Leader, Network Engineering in Detroit, Michigan

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years working in a systems and infrastructure role (at a data center, as a Network Engineer, as a Systems Engineer, etc.)

  • 2 years of experience in management, leadership and administration

  • 3 years of experience with programming languages

  • 1 year of experience with cloud technologies, such as Amazon Web Services, Azure or OpenStack

  • Experience with leading Campus/Data Center Network Engineering teams

  • Must be familiar with networking technologies including but not limited to: DNS, DHCP, IP Networks, routing, switching, load balancing, wireless, firewalls; Cisco, Palo Alto, and Arista networks; network monitoring

  • Various programming languages, such as C# and .NET,

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

Job Summary

The Team Leader, Network Engineering leads a team of focused individuals who work to maintain our systems and infrastructure. They implement the vision and direction created by senior leadership. They interact with teams from around the company and assist senior leadership with developing systems and infrastructure best practices. This leadership position leads the Network Engineer Teams as well as works with internal and external partners.


  • Pull and create reports necessary to carry out the functions of the team and for senior leadership, as requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment

  • Communicate and embody the culture and mission of the company

  • Lead and mentor the team on performance, production and day-to-day tasks

  • Partner with existing IT teams to integrate the cloud infrastructure, database and network environment with the company infrastructure and data center environment

  • Troubleshoot advanced operating systems, organization database applications and related infrastructure issues

Who We Are

Rock Central is a Detroit-based professional services company obsessed with delivering innovative, effective solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients. From legal and finance to technology and public relations, our expertise spans from executive consulting all the way to tactical implementation. We thrive at the intersection of people, process and technology and empower our partners to unleash the maximum potential of their business through unmatched partnership and the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup. From the smallest venture to the largest enterprises, we believe having an impact is never a question – it’s part of our DNA.


This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.

The Rock Family of Companies uses world-class recruiting and talent management teams to help each member organization recruit the best and brightest. If you’re looking for the next step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.