• Network Engineer

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    Paramount Pictures
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Viacom/Paramount is home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in over 160 countries and territories.

    The Global Networking team handles the global network & wireless Infrastructure for Viacom Media Networks. This team is looking for an Engineer with Networking expertise and experience leading, developing, and delivering Enterprise solutions. You should be excited by the Networking space and both the engineering and operations involved.

    Are you excited about media and entertainment and the changes that are happening in the space? If so, come be a part of that change and work on solving problems that will have a global impact.


    Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

    • Implement and run enterprise networking solutions with high reliability and availability
    • Introduce new networking technologies or improve existing technologies to transform existing capabilities and services
    • Provide networking domain expertise to other teams
    • Maintain technical documents for solutions and standard operating procedures such that services are delivered in an efficient and effective manner
    • Support of the Viacom global Network, IP and related security services issues, resolve complex system and network issues and outages when needed
    • 3rd line support of all Viacom network infrastructure
    • Act as technical project manager by preparing project plans, interacting with other departments and guiding IT resources as required
    • Keep all documentation (including LAN/WAN drawings and equipment lists) accurate and current
    • Industry watching, both direct or through a third party, to ensure the company is aware and educated on new technologies
    • Participate actively in engineering and architecture solution peer reviews and solution design sessions
    • Vendor and 3rd Party support and critical issues
    • Works independently and exercises reasonable discernment with little supervision while providing clear documentation of activities and accomplishments
    • Interacts closely with peers and management across all functional teams

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related technical field or equivalent experience plus 3-5+ years’ experience in a network engineering or telecommunication environment
    • Technical experience in the following technologies:
    • Knowledge of Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless AP and Controllers, IOS, NXOS, Load balancers, WAN accelerators, Content filters
    • Knowledge of IP security implementation, multi-vendor IPS, URL filtering
    • Knowledge of MPLS, BGP & Internet Exchange Peering
    • Knowledge of QoS
    • Knowledge of Multicast
    • Knowledge of Network Management
    • IP Network Design & troubleshooting skills
    • Understanding of WLAN authentication, security and network management
    • Experience crafting and deploying network solutions in enterprises environments
    • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills.
    • Experience in deploying SNMP based monitoring solutions
    • Experience in medium/large corporate network rollout and support
    • Experience in Large scale enterprise project management
    • Good time management with an ability to work on a number of projects and tasks concurrently setting own agendas and effectively prioritising work
    • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment

    Additional Qualifications

    • Service Provider Experience
    • IP networking, LAN Switching, Network Security, Network Management
    • Knowledge of Citrix, F5, Cisco Load Balancers
    • Knowledge of WAN acceleration technology
    • Enterprise Network Migration Experience
    • Knowledge of high availability, QOS & capacity planning
    • Experience in Media/Entertainment/Broadcast/Hosting/ISP environment
    • A strong enthusiasm for technology


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