Sr Engineer, Global Networking

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Job Locations
US-NY-New York
Brand
ViacomCBS
Job Type
Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID
2020-14491

About The Brand

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Overview and Responsibilities

ViacomCBS is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry’s most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Job Summary:

ViacomCBS is home to the world's best-in-class entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in over 160 countries and territories.

We are the Global Networking team that handles the global network & wireless Infrastructure for ViacomCBS. We are looking for an Engineer with Networking expertise and experience leading, developing, and delivering enterprise grade infrastructure automation & orchestration solutions.

Are you open to new challenges and the opportunity to work with exciting technologies in a diverse team environment? If so, This is a great opportunity for a self starter who can take initiative to tackle complex problems and enjoys moving a function forward, where possible!!!

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
  • Assist in the design & development of infrastructure code, configuration & topology version control & CI/CD workflows
  • Design, develop & implement orchestration workflows for infrastructure configuration, backup & management
  • Experience with network performance & can compose analytics visualizations using 3rd party & custom applications.
  • Work closely with video streaming traffic to evaluate performance, efficiency, security & functionality
  • Administrate custom & 3rd party applications centered around infrastructure automation, orchestration, monitoring & analysis
  • 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
  • 3rd line support of Viacom global network infrastructure
  • 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
  • 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 5-7 years’ experience in a network engineering or telecommunication environment
  • Technical experience in the following technologies:
    • Cisco routers & switches (Catalyst & Nexus), Cisco firewalls, load balancers (Citrix), WAN accelerators, Content filters, Cisco wireless infrastructure
    • IP security implementation, multi-vendor IPS, URL filtering
    • MPLS, BGP & Internet Exchange Peering
    • Network QoS
    • Multicast Routing
    • Network Management & IP Network Design & troubleshooting skills

Additional Qualifications

  • Service Provider Experience
  • IP networking, LAN Switching, Network Security, Network Management
  • Knowledge of Citrix, F5, Cisco Load Balancers
  • Understanding of Virtual Machine/Hypervisor/Container Technologies
  • Basic understanding of relational, graph & timeseries databases.
  • Knowledge of WAN acceleration Technology
  • Enterprise Network Migration Experience
  • Knowledge of high availability, QOS & capacity planning
  • Experience in Media/Entertainment/Broadcast/Hosting/ISP environment
  • Data Analytics/Processing Libraries & Methodologies

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