Network Engineering Director is responsible for all aspects of an organization's network systems including software and hardware. Recommends, implements, and maintains network architectures (LAN and WAN). Being a Network Engineering Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a top management. The Network Engineering Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a Network Engineering Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function.