Position Summary:

The Senior Backbone NOC Engineer is responsible for engineering, operations and maintenance of the Pavlov Media national network.  You’ll be involved with the planning, installation, and management of the hardware and backbone engineering as well as the day to day operations of the network.   This is the opportunity to be part of a growing lean team on the forefront of delivering the latest content to the edge.

Functional areas of this position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Design and operations of the national backbone including data centers and interconnects
  • Coordination with our peering, IX, and CDN partners.
  • Focus on SDN and automation of the network
  • Responding to support and maintenance of the national network
  • Motivating and inspiring other employees to foster the ownership and growth of the network 

The Backbone NOC Engineer works with the other Backbone staff, as well as the Backbone Operations Director and the VP of Backbone Architecture.  Such responsibilities include mentoring, supporting the goals of the team members and the company. This is an opportunity to be part of the team that is building a high-performance network dedicated to bringing content as close as possible to eyeballs.

This position has advancement opportunities available to highly motivated individuals.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Engineer the growth and evolution of the network
  • Proactively monitor backbone network and address issues that arise
  • Troubleshoot network outages and repair or redesign as needed
  • Review processes and recommend changes to improve overall effectiveness/efficiencies
  • Assist with maintenance of training materials and process-related information for Backbone Support team
  • Motivate others and lead by example in a team environment. 
  • Participate in training, networking, and peering opportunities such as Nanog  
  • Coach, share information, and provide feedback on a consistent basis 

Desired Skills:

  • 10 plus years of experience working in large-scale network engineering environments
  • Expert knowledge of BGP, OSPF, and VPN’s
  • Strong understanding of anycast routing
  • Fluent with Cisco IOS
  • Fluent with Arista EOS
  • Familiarity with Open Source NOS’s: Cumulus, Mellanox Onyx, BIRD
  • Deep understanding of various NAT methods 
  • SDN design and operations experience 
  • Familiarity with VXLAN as well as NVGRE 
  • CCIE or CCNP is desirable but substantial hands on experience carries weight 
  • Experience writing network configuration and design documentation
  • Experience working on high traffic networks
  • Experience working on automation frameworks
  • Proven network debugging and problem solving skills
  • Experience with optical transport technologies such as CWDM/DWDM/PONs
  • Ability to prioritize when faced with high pressure scenarios
  • Ability to work under deadlines and shift priorities as required to meet business requirements
  • High-level verbal and written communication skills: professional communication, demeanor, and appearance 
  • Reliable and responsible team player
  • Deep understanding of current and future network standards

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