Network Engineering Manager 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 Manager requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a top management. The Network Engineering Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Network Engineering Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.