Sr Network Engineer - Network Security
Job Number: FFE0005159
Organization: 20th Century Fox
Job Type: Information Technology
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job Posting Date: September 12, 2017

Job Description

Provides data network design, implementation, documentation, and troubleshooting with particular focus on firewalls, security, and datacenter networks. Responsible for technical management of advanced networking hardware and circuits and will provide network services support to application developers, end users and other operational personnel. Provides design and product recommendations and configurations for both datacenter and branch office network and security deployments. Requires experience with firewalls, load balancing, design and troubleshooting, and Internet environments. 
These systems are used worldwide for multiple Business Units to deliver both television and theatrical content with extremely tight SLAs. This position will work closely with these BU's, both with their technical support teams as well as their managers and executives, to bring resilient, scalable designs and quick resolutions to any network challenges that may arise. The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for all technical aspects of network implementations with design guidance from the corporate network engineering team in Los Angeles.


Responsibilities:

  • Local & Wide Area Network and Network Security SupportActs as subject matter expert on network security and firewall policy analysis, QA, and review.
  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of Foxs datacenter firewalls.
  • Performs network and security hardware and software maintenance.
  • Ensures standards are maintained for firewalls and other network edge device version updates & patches.
  • Interfaces with vendors and Fox partners to ensure security is maintained and integrated into all network connectivity activities.
  • Produces and interprets network security analysis reports.
  • Teams with Enterprise Security Services to implement and operate security policies and procedures.
  • Provides, on an as-needed basis, 4th level escalation for network outages and application troubleshooting.
  • Consults with customers to identify data and network security requirements.
  • Prepares and updates network security documentation.
  • Designs and configures network security implementations.
  • Assesses new and relevant networking and security technologies.
  • Maintains security design requirements documentation with accurate SCDS information. 
  • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in architectural and security design reviews. 
  • Makes recommendations on existing projects to improve network security. 
  • Communicates security plans, status and security issues to management on a regular basis.
  • Reports security activities through time tracking system.
  • Mentors other network engineers with security best practices.
  • Participates in project and activity tracking processes.
  • Participates in the change control process.
  • Continuously updates and improves skills and networking knowledge through training and self-study. 

Qualifications

Work Experience
  • Five years of experience designing and managing complex global enterprise networks
  • Five years of hands on experience with Cisco LAN, WAN and Datacenter switches and routers
  • Five years of experience with routing protocols such as, EIGRP, OSPF and BGP
  • Five years of experience with DNS and IPAM
  • Three years of experience with F5 load balancers
  • Three years of experience with firewalls (Palo Alto, Juniper, Cisco)
  • Three years of experience with scripting and automation tools
 
Technical Knowledge
Must have strong abilities in the following areas:
  • Cisco routers and switches (including Datacenter switches: Nexus 7k, 6k, 5k and 2k)
  • Enterprise routing protocols (i.e. EIGRP, OSPF, BGP)
  • Wireless design and deployment
  • QOS and Traffic Shaping
  • DNS/IPAM technologies and configuration – especially Infoblox
  • Splunk, Wireshark, Solarwinds monitoring and traffic analysis tools
  • Scripting background to support monitoring and log analysis
Moderate ability in the following areas preferred:
  • Palo Alto Firewalls and Panorama Management
  • Juniper Data Center SRX
  • Big IP F5 Load Balancing
     
Skills
  • Strong project coordination skills.
  • Strong relationship management and negotiation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong ability to interpret impact of technology choices.             
 
Certifications      
  • CCNP or higher (required)
  • Aruba Wireless Certifications (preferred)
  • PCNSE (preferred)
  • JNCIP-SEC (preferred)
  • F5-CA (desired)
     
Competencies:  
               COMPETENCY                                LEVEL                
               Technical                                           Advanced                          
               Teamwork                                         Advanced                          
               Relationship Management                             Intermediate                      
               Leadership                                        Intermediate       
               Problem Solving                               Advanced
 
Education
B.S. degree in a computer, physical sciences or engineering related discipline.  This requirement may be waived only if the candidate demonstrates expert technical abilities.
 
Language Skills
Candidate must be fluent in English. Other language skills a plus.
 
Travel
Light travel may be required. Candidate must have a valid passport.
 
Other
Candidate must pass local background and security checks. Must have expert skills in the Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Visio).

Division Description

20th Century Fox Film is one of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures.  20th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world.  These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film:  Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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