Sr. Network Engineer
The Washington Post - Washington, DC

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Responsibilities include:
Installs, upgrades, and maintains all of the network hardware, network operating system and software as needed

Guides and assists with the installation, upgrade, and support of assigned network hardware, network operating systems and software

Maintains firewall, load balancers, external DNS appliances, IDS/IDP appliances and wireless network

Monitors and administers the network, keeping system information up-to-date in a network log.

Performs network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose network problems.

Manages usage of the network, network infrastructure, and network technical resources

Assists with Performance and Capacity planning of LAN/WAN

Establishes network users, user environment, security and software on network equipment and responds to the needs and questions of users concerning their access to resources on the network

Administers and provides technical support for various network engineering solutions as a result of consulting to departments throughout the newspaper

Documents procedures and practices followed on the network

Makes recommendations regarding network architecture, evaluation of related hardware and software products, and network problem resolution

Provides staffing for Communications systems support to meet Service Level Agreements, including participating in after-hours and on-call support rotation as needed


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering field desired, Master's Degree preferred

7 years(with Bachelor's degree) or 5 Years (with Master's degree) in support of network hardware and software, preferably Juniper/Cisco

Juniper Network Certified Internet Expert/Specialist (JNCIE/JNCIS) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) preferred

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with network switching and routing protocols such as TCP/IP, OSPF, and BGP preferably in an Ethernet

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Firewall configuration and Internet security, preferably on Juniper NetScreen/SRX appliances

Demonstrated knowledge and experience on VoIP, including experience in Frame Relay, Point to Point T-1’s, DSL,

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with wireless networking (Cisco,Aruba)

In depth knowledge of physical wiring and fiber distribution systems

Understanding and experience working with VPNs (including SSL VPN configuration) - Juniper a plus;

Understanding and experience in Web applications, load balancing and Content switching; - F5 Load Balancer and ASM experience a plus

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