Full Time Job

Sr. Network Engineer

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Cockeysville, MD 05-18-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

Sinclair Broadcast Group is seeking a Sr. Network Engineer to join our corporate IT team in Hunt Valley, MD.

What you'll be doing:
• Provide technical leadership for a team of engineers tasked with daily WAN / LAN operations for 191 Television stations in 89 Markets, 21 RSN facilities, and multiple corporate campuses through the United States
• Administer station Internet/MPLS/ADVPN connections & diverse data centers using BGP with multiple peers and diverse routing paths
• Work with Security team to manage firewall rules, NAT, and site-to-site VPN connections using OSPF routing, and 3rd party connections developing sustainable and automated procedures
• Work with Systems Administrators to determine network infrastructure requirements, including iSCSI storage networking, broadcast operation software requirements, and other critical business needs
• Work with Aruba WIFI, Airwave, and ClearPass, Cisco, Arista, Fortinet, and other networking/security technologies
• Assist with remote access for employees, ranging from client to appliance VPN configurations and support leveraging Citrix NetScaler VPN solution
• Lead the configuration of SolarWinds SNMP management for monitoring network devices and services along with other opensource tools for enterprise management
• Leverage Scrutinizer to analyze NetFlow & SFlow data along with cloud-based SDN packet analysis tools to profile application traffic to identify and correct ongoing problems
• Provide tier 3 support to Network Team and Stakeholders as required on an on-call basis as part of a larger rotation
• The ability to assist other Infrastructure staff acting as remote assistance for West Coast data center
• Develop policies and practices for the network team to elevate the levels of service that the team provides for a diverse set of stakeholders throughout the company
• Embrace DevOps practices bringing them to the Network Operation team to accelerate deployments, standards, monitoring, fault analysis, and tracking of changes throughout our enterprise

What we're looking for:
• Deep Knowledge of CCNP level networking required
• 10+ years' experience with large WAN environments
• 10+ years' experience with complex LAN and Datacenter environments
• Experience managing large Wi-Fi deployments including Fortinet and Aruba is required
• Must have knowledge of Python and Ansible for network automation
• Experience in cloud networking (Azure Express Route and AWS connections) is required
• Knowledge of Software Defined Networking and Virtual Network Functions (VNF) required
• Must be able to work independently and as part of a project team for large initiatives
• Must be able to establish personal relationships with stakeholders understanding their needs and how best to accomplish their goals in a diverse non-standard environment
• The ability to work in a fast-paced environment where 24x7 communications are required for critical applications
• Ability to coach and lead the existing technical team in modern operations and DevOps practices to bring higher levels of automation, documenting, and service to our internal customers

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!