Title: Network Engineer
Type: Long term contract
Location: Los Angeles, CA
LAN/WAN, Firewall, Documentation
“US citizens and Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time”.
While sharing responsibilities with other network engineer (NE) roles within the engineering team, this position requires a more specific and dedicated function. The primary focus is research, creation, and implementation of enterprise class architectural designs for network services in a combined IT, stadium and broadcast environment. The NE is expected to function as a subject matter expert and make technical decisions on data networks supporting stadiums and IT services. The NE will design, manage, maintain, and monitor interconnecting data networks for various client locations. The NE configures, documents, and troubleshoots network components for applications, media workflows, and football technology requirements on the sidelines and throughout the stadiums. The NE provides proactive support as well as hands on implementation involving network infrastructure and public/private cloud integration
Provide architectural designs and technical solutions for the network hosting IT, Broadcast, Wireless and all technical IT services hosted in stadiums.
Lead technical efforts between multiple departments to ensure consistent and unified services across multiple business teams.
Hands on management and maintenance of routers, switches, servers, APs, wireless Lan Controllers.
Ability to provide reports for capacity analysis and key performance indicators (KPIs) of network infrastructure.
Experienced technologist able to understand complexities and interdependencies in infrastructure through to the applications and client layers for both broadcast and corporate services.
Lead research, design and documentation of road maps for upgrades and adoption of new network technologies.
Evaluate quality of audio, video, transport stream and data network signals using various test and measurement equipment.
Leads junior engineers and operations team through deployments, technical escalations, procedures and project tasks.
Representative for key network technology initiatives leading engagements with staff and vendors.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred in networking and 6-8 years of experience in a technical role.
Expert in LAN/WAN technologies, hardware, software, and routing.
Expert knowledge and understanding of both IT and broadcast video network design and workflows.
Extensive experience in network performance and security best practices, QOS policies, compression and intrusion prevention and diagnosis.
Extensive experience with management and connectivity to service provider data networks using standards and protocols including OSPF and BGP.
Strong technical background in a hosted services environment.
Experience with public, private and hybrid cloud network architecture and management (Azure, AWS and GCP).
Experience with telecom vendor management and service provisioning.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Post graduate degree in Networking and 10+ years of experience in a technical role.
Cisco certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE)
Experience with high speed UDP file transfer network service design.
Expert level ability to gather relevant information required to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
Ability to balance project-based workloads and daily tasks.
Tenacity in taking on new challenges in technology and learning new skills through self-guided and official training.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Ability to work with project management tools to provide detailed reports and project task timelines