Comcast Senior Network Engineer in New York, New York

FreeWheel, a Comcast company, has superior end-to-end technology, premium marketplace, and best in market advisory services that power the advertising businesses of the largest media and entertainment companies in the world, including DIRECTV, Fox, NBC Universal, Turner Broadcasting System and Viacom in U.S., and Sky and Channel 4 in Europe. From our unique position at the center of the premium video economy, we enable our clients to unify audiences across desktop, mobile, OTT, and traditional STB devices, and profitably monetize their content. Headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco, London, and Beijing, FreeWheel stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video.

FreeWheel is hiring a Senior Network Engineer based in our New York office who will report to the VP of Global Networks. In this position, you will work with the Operations team and will be responsible for managing and enhancing our existing networking systems, which exist On-Prem and on the cloud. The ideal candidate will have not only the relevant technical skills and industry experience required but also the positive attitude and interpersonal skills needed to interact with our team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead complex troubleshooting efforts and network infrastructure projects

Troubleshoot network issues using various tools such as network analyzers i.e. Wireshark and Savvius Omnipeak to resolve issues in a timely manner

Work with both On-Prem (Cisco ACI) and cloud providers (specifically AWS) over networking specific tasks

Research, develop, and implement new network technologies and best practices

Work with a distributed, highly available load balanced environment

Work on enhancing our network monitoring systems which currently uses Splunk, Orion Solarwinds as well as other tools to ensure 100% availability of the Production network

Work on highly involved network deployments as well as day to day work of the network infrastructure that consists of Cisco Nexus as well as Extreme product lines

Automate network deployments using Python, Ansible, or other automation tools

Be part of a rotating On-Call schedule to support the Corporate and Production environments

ABOUT YOU:

Have 5-8 years of experience working in an Network Engineering role

Have experience in working with a distributed, highly available load balanced environment

Have in-depth knowledge of routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF and BGP

NetScaler experience is a plus

BA and/or Network Certification required

Strong communication skills, both written and oral

Organized, responsive and highly thorough problem solver.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer