CBS Corporation Sr. Network Engineer in New York, New York

Sr. Network Engineer

REF#: 28615

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

DESCRIPTION:

The Sr. Technical Engineer, Data Network will serve as a technical resource to the Network Engineering/Operations team and technical consult to the Manager of the team. The individual is expected to have a thorough working knowledge of LAN/WAN operations. He/She will be responsible for reacting to requests from service tickets, service outages, change control, and other related network projects. He/She must be an expert in the internetworking field and have strong knowledge of routing, switching, server load balancing , Cisco Tech ES, WiFi using Cisco, Nortel/Avaya, Foundry/Brocade,and Citrix.

The position will be accountable for all technical decisions made in an effort to bring a solution to a trouble ticket or outage. Other proactive situations, such as change control requests, require the approval of the Manager and other department heads. The position serves as the primary technical resource and as such, will be responsible for maintaining the skill set necessary to be effective. The selected candidate will be accountable for all deadlines set by the Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and respond to any/all network incidents, tickets or service requests.

  • Monitor network through use of logs and various network management systems.

  • Provide first and second level support for the Network Operations team.

  • Create and maintain detailed network documentation.

  • Comply with all established processes and procedures.

  • Must have ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Interface frequently with cross discipline support teams.

  • Life cycle management of routers, switches, code, and other network related equipment in the production network.

  • Work with Engineering team to resolve any issues.

  • Run data captures/decodes when necessary.

  • Structured Cabling, patching and testing utilizing Fluke equipment.

  • On-Call participation in 24/7 support with availability in the event of any escalations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Min 5 years total IT experience.

  • Min 5 years as a network technician in a large network environment.

  • Must have heavy network *hands on- technical experience (LAN/WAN).

  • Strong background in OSPF and BGP.

  • Experience with Nortel/Avaya Networks Ethernet Routing Switches, 8000 series chassis, 5500 and 5600 series stackables.

  • Experience with Cisco ASRs, Nexus (7K,5K,3,K and 2K),Catalyst 6500 series switches, 2800 series, 3800 series, 2900 series, and 3900 series routers.

  • Experience with Cisco Unified Wireless deployments.

  • Experience with Site-to-Site VPN’s utilizing Cisco ASA’s and other Cisco routing platforms.

  • Experience with Foundry/Brocade Server Irons, ADX series load balancers and Citrix Netscalers.

  • Experience with MPLS, Metropolitan Area Networking and Dark Fiber.

  • Knowledge of structured cable system design and implementations,

  • Knowledge of fiber systems utilizing CWDM and DWDM.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled