Network Specialist
Information Technology (IT) - Universal City, CA

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The utilizes his/her expertise in the Local and Wide area network technologies to support the day-to-day operations, project management and network analysis for NBC Universal. This position has a global reach and requires the skills to work effectively in an enterprise environment servicing both internal and external clients. Incumbent’s responsibilities consist of a L2 troubleshooting escalation path for the network operations helpdesk as well as a project manager role for operational enhancement efforts. Network operations supports a large number of business units including On-Air broadcast networks and TV stations, internal application server farms, cutting edge enterprise data centers servicing proxy and web hosting environments and external facing 3rd party vendors. Interpersonal communication and a proactive nature will be key in successfully fulfilling this role. As this is a highly hands-on role, the likely candidate will be expected to rely on his or her expertise and experience to resolve issues expeditiously as well as possess the patience to see a long-term project effort through to completion.

Qualifications/Requirements
  • Candidate must have 5+ years increasingly responsible experience in network operations
  • Expert knowledge of LAN/WAN inter-network routing and switching concepts and technologies. Experience with EIGRP, BGP and OSPF routing protocols are required. Other relevant experience would include in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, Ethernet, QOS, MPLS, LAN Trunking, Etherchannel, ACL’s and Route Maps.
  • Expert hands-on security experience implementing, troubleshooting and administration using firewall and IPS technology.
  • Working experience with web hosting network technology. Emphasis is on inter-networking, load balancing, security and proxy servers. A candidate would have operational working-experience in a production web-hosting environment.
  • Ability to interpret a network sniffer trace is a must.
  • Hands-on experience with load balancing technology implementation, troubleshooting and administration.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Linux operating system troubleshooting and administration a plus.
  • Strong project management, organizational and communication skills are required.
  • This is a level 2 Network Operations position and part of a 24-7 on-call technical team. Off-hours support will be required on a rotating basis.
  • Vendor experience in which a candidate must hold proficiency: Cisco - routers, switches, firewalls (PIX, ASA, FWSM), Juniper - Firewall (Netscreen, SSG), F5 - Load balancers (BIG-IP LTM & GTM), Checkpoint – Nokia IPSO/Checkpoint versions R55 - R70, Bluecoat - Proxy Server

    Desired Characteristics
    Experience with the following is a plus:

  • Cisco - Nexus Platform
  • Tipping Point - IPS
  • HP - Openview/NNM Network Management Application
  • Fluke
  • Infoblox - DHCP/DNS Administration
  • Network Authority - Configuration Management

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