Requisition Number : 150864
Position Title : Senior Network Engineer / Lead
External Description : Senior Network Engineer
Position Summary :
The Senior Network Engineer will be part of a team responsible for maintaining Campus and Wide Area Network services in a 24x7, mission-
critical, enterprise environment and delivering information technology solutions, services, and infrastructure to EA’s game studios worldwide.
This is a level 3 role in the Network Operations team that is focused on proactive performance and capacity management, problem management, and includes work on tickets that are escalated via level 2 support.
Job Overview :
Participate in the supporting, planning, configuration and deployment of company’s network environment, including switches, routers, load balancers, wireless, firewalls, WAN accelerators and other hardware.
Make recommendations and provide daily operational maintenance of existing network infrastructure (mainly Cisco and Palo Alto)
Planning and execution of changes, assessing and mitigating risks and following IT change control best practices for predictable results
Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts, that make network maintenance, capacity and performance management more effective while improving security and performance
Provide highest level operational support, triage, break / fix, incident resolution, including response to escalations, proactively notifying customers of network issues, and assessing and communicating business impact
Participate and collaborate in various information technology projects
Use of network tools for administration, maintenance, automation, and visualization / reporting
Prepare and maintain up to date documentation for internal and external customers detailing configuration of deployed solutions
Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions and technology guidance to solve business problems and improve existing network
Be a true engineer : Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Be passionate about network technology and demonstrate awareness of industry trends / direction
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
Minimum Professional level certification - Cisco CCNP or equivalent certification
Minimum of 5 years’ experience provisioning and troubleshooting of LAN / WAN connectivity technologies, hands-on experience with routers, switches, firewalls
Proven experience network and infrastructure principles and general network management best practices.
Proven experience with network services and dynamic routing (BGP, OSPF, TCP / IP, VRF, QoS, HSRP, IPSLA, IPSec, SNMP, RADIUS, TACACS )
Familiar with Networking Monitoring and Management Tools
Ability and desire to learn independently as well as in a team
Ability to manage time well and meet multiple deadlines
Excellent writing and communication skills
Strong technical and problem resolution skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to travel to other locations as required
Nice to have :
Network programmability background
Unix scripting, preference toward Python
Knowledge of intent-based networking solutions
Experience of Software Defined Networking and network controllers
Understanding of APIs and the use of YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF
Cloud technologies background
Possess a working knowledge of cloud deployment models. Public, Private, Community, Hybrid
Good understanding of different vendor cloud platforms. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform
Data center technologies background
Good knowledge of 2 Tier, 3 Tier and spine-leaf architecture
Good knowledge network virtualization
Good understanding of the components and operations of Cisco virtual switches
Good understanding of data, control, and management planes
City : State :
Community / Marketing Title : Senior Network Engineer
Company Profile :
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-
connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
EEOText : EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.
Date Opened : 2018-06-11 08 : 38 : 40.353
EEO Employer Verbiage :
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status.
We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.
Location : Bucharest
Location formattedLocationLong : Bucharest, RO