Principal Network Engineer - VDMS

Verizon Digital Media Services   •  

Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 176 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Design, plan, implement, and support global CDN networking infrastructure with automation in mind.

  • Analyze business requirements and translate them into actionable technical requirements.

  • Serve as technical, engineering subject matter expert for complex global network.

  • Identify and evaluate new features, enhancements, and develop and operationalize them

  • Participate in and/or lead vendor evaluations and architectural reviews

  • Serve as the Tier III response for all escalated network issues and customer complaints.

  • Create and define network requirements for new products, including technical documentation for all relevant processes and technologies.

  • Create and/or improve the tools that provide insight into availability and performance of our global network

  • Create the SOP’s and automate repeatable operational work

  • Create and assist in the development of automation tools and processes that proactively monitor the health of the network, respond to events, and prevent their recurrences along with driving down time to resolution

  • Create and leverage telemetry, analytics and learning pipelines to better monitor, measure, and debug the network

  • Create and leverage network tooling to identify and mitigate network anomalies.

  • Create and leverage fully functional virtual network environments in AWS and OpenStack for testing, POCs, and CI/CD

  • Design and implement both hybrid and non-hybrid cloud solutions in AWS, Azure, and on-perm environments.

  • Responsible for identifying problem areas in a proactive way and developing solutions to meet the challenges of a global network

 Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in design and implementation of network technologies, including routing, switching, and security

  • 5+ years experience implementing and managing medium to large scale BGP, OSPF deployments

  • 2+ years experience with Scripting Languages. Python and BASH preferred.

  • 2+ years of experience Orchestration Tools Preferred (Ansible, SALT, Chef, Puppet, etc.)

  • In-Depth understand and practical knowledge of BGP and TCP/IP

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Experience implementing firewalls (Palo Alto, Cisco, and Juniper), VPN Remote Access (Global protect and AnyConnect), and DMVPN

  • Working knowledge of IDS/IPS, NAC (Wired/Wireless), Vulnerability Scanning, IPsec VPN, PKI, Threat Prevention, Proxy Services,  and understanding of broader security related technologies

  • Good understanding of Privacy and Compliance Standards (PCI)

  • Experience with IP network design at large scale, multi-vendor environments, including one or more of Junos, Arista, & Quagga/Bird/ExaBGP.

  • Strong working knowledge of all OSI Layers focusing on the network stack - TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, MPLS, and anycast concepts.

  • Experience implementing AWS and Azure network and application delivery services: application gateways, load balancers, CDN, VPN, ExpressRoute, Direct Connect, VPC, web application firewalls.

  • Knowledge of current networking systems including routers, switches, firewalls, VPNs, Content-aware load-balancers and all IP-based protocols.

  • Proficient with Linux, open source projects, agile development frameworks and best practices

  • Knowledge and experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment methodologies with Jenkins, TravisCI, and others software

  • Familiarity with ELK (Elastic Stack), Splunk, Grafana, InfluxDB, and Kafka

  • Visio diagramming and network documentation knowledge required.

  • Working knowledge of OpenFlow protocol and SDN controllers (OpenDaylight, Ryu, OpenContrail)

  • Working knowledge of DevOps or SRE methodologies

  • Experience with version Control using Git, Github, and SVN