Network Engineer

Elite Technical is seeking a Network Engineers who will serve as a senior hands-on member of our client's Technology team to plan, design, deploy and support the enterprise data and media networks. We are looking experienced network engineers, with a security firewall background, who can assist with Tier II and III level escalation issues, be responsible for the design, delivery, and operation of critical fan and employee connectivity services, and work with peers, management, vendors, and project managers to deliver solutions, maintain network services, and mentor junior team members! Responsibilities Include:

* Design, configure and deploy company LANs, WANs, SD-WAN, stadium wireless networks including routers switches, firewalls, secure proxies, load balancers and audio/video platforms including the SMTE2110 complain broadcast networks.
* Design/deploy/upgrade/ support network monitoring, troubleshooting, performance optimization and reporting.
* Design, deploy and support wireless, video conferencing, video transmissions, and IP-based voice solutions.
* Provide and implement network security best processes using a combination of technologies such as VPNs/encryption, firewalls, secure proxies, IDS/IPS and secure network design methodology.
* Configure routers/switches, firewalls, VPNs, application load balancers, secure proxies, quality of service designs and multicast video/audio over IP networks.
* Translate technical requirements into functional designs and engineering solutions for existing and developmental workflows.
* Conduct network security, performance, and stability tests to assure optimal end user experience.
* Execute advanced troubleshooting skills and tools to address network performance issues.

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:
* 5+ years of experience in Network Engineering.
* One or more certifications (CCNA/CCDA/CCNP/CCIE/JNCIA/JNCIE/ACE-A) is required
* Must have a solid foundation in Routers and switches such as Cisco Nexus or Arista (Arista is preferred), and traditional networking protocols and technologies
* Experienced knowledge with firewalls/ACL/encryption/VPN technology - Palo Alto (REQUIRED), Fortinet or Cisco ASA/Firepower or similar
* Experience in planning, designing, implementation and technical support of multi-vendor, multi-platform enterprise networks ideally in a broadcast field or similar 24/7 customer facing enterprise.
* Expert knowledge of the following protocols and technologies: IP routing protocols, router redundancy protocols including HSRP/VRRP/MLAG, Ethernet protocols including spanning tree, rapid spanning tree 802.1W, access control, network address translation, quality of service and policy-based routing.
* Experience with SND and SDWAN technologies, such as Silverpeak, Prisma, Meraki or VMware preferred.
* SNMP, NTP, TACACS/RADIUS, Syslog and other critical network management/administration protocols.
* Application and load balancing products and technologies.
* Experience provisioning and solving Ethernet, MPLS and other WAN technologies.
* Significant experience providing layered security using firewalls, VPNs, encryption, IDS/IPS and secure proxies.
* Detailed knowledge of 802.11 wireless technology standards - 802.11b/a/n/ac/ax/be
* Able to understand routing logic, signal flow and various systems of the signal path.

Preferred Skills:
* Experience with IP Multicast - dense mode, sparse mode (RPs/BSRs) and source specific multicast. Experience working within a broadcasting company
* Experience with supporting collocated networks, Cloud Service Providers, AWS, Azure Google Cloud Platform, etc. is a plus
* Experience with the following:
1. Video/Audio over IP transmission
2. Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast/IT facility
3. Familiarity with HVAC, Electrical, Mechanical, and data center systems

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Washington, DC



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, March 25, 2024

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Anticipated Duration

12 month T2P

Date Posted

Friday, March 1, 2024

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