Senior Network Engineer

EW Scripps   •  

Cincinnati, OH

Industry: Media


5 - 7 years

Posted 33 days ago

The E.W. Scripps Company, an enterprise media company, is seeking a Senior Network Engineer. This person will be responsible for managing IP networks and ensuring their optimal performance. This position will be located in Cincinnati, OH.

Key Activities:

  • Provide support to gain and retain customer satisfaction
  • Provide consultation on optimal local area network topology
  • Follow up on cases as well as escalate them for timely resolution
  • Periodically report on crucial network parameters such as uptime, reliability, availability, etc.
  • Build network topology
  • On an on-going basis, proactively monitor the health and performance of network and analyze network trends
  • Proactively identify, analyze, troubleshoot, and diagnose network issues
  • Research alternative solutions or workarounds to the problem
  • Appropriately escalate issues to responsible parties depending on the problem area
  • Document issues and resolution for future reference in Knowledge Base
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience / Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related certifications
  • Minimum six years of related experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have diverse knowledge in technology, to include design and implementation in broad range of technologies
  • Must have a broad range of skills within a professional discipline to effectively perform complex assignments and demands familiarity with principles, theories, concepts and technologies as well as applied knowledge of established procedures, policies and practices
  • Must have independent thinking and demands full use and application of principles, theories and concepts in IP technologies
  • Strong customer interfacing background
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Must be able to work independently and on multiple projects/activities concurrently
  • Must be disciplined and oriented in practice of and adherence to process and procedures
  • Understanding of and experience with Cisco IOS is a must
  • Understanding of and experience with Juniper JUNOS is a major plus
  • Experience with SRX security appliance is very desirable
  • Experience on Pulse SSL VPN appliances, Cisco WLC, and Cisco GSS is a plus