Network Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US-MD-Hunt Valley | US-WI-Madison
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


ZeniMax Online Studios is looking for a Network Engineer that will assist with implementing and supporting on prem networking as well as private and public cloud environments.


The preferred location for this role is Hunt Valley, MD, Austin, TX, or Madison, WI. Will consider remote.


  • Work with teams across the company to gather requirements and assist the Sr. Network Architect with designing highly available solutions for our Data Centers and studio environments
  • Help manage hardware/software as well as telecom providers
  • Work with our corporate IT team to manage our BGP environments/public peering environments as well as our IP space
  • Be the highest escalation point for network issues and provide mentorship to our technology generalists
  • Design and support our DDOS mitigation strategies and help provide security in a layered approach


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science related field or 5 years of work experience in Networking
  • 5 years of experience in a live environment
  • Experience supporting more than 100 network nodes with recent hands-on experience in:
    • Cisco / Juniper Switches/Routers (IOS, Nexus, Junos)
    • Cisco / Juniper Firewalls (ASA, SRX)
    • TACACS/Radius AAA Services
    • Routing Protocols (BGP, MPLS, IPSEC, OSPF, etc)
    • Layer2 experience (VTP, 802.1q trunking, Spanning Tree Protocol)
    • TCP Accelerators (Wanscaler, Riverbed)
    • Designing and implementing NAC solutions
    • SSL VPN (ASA / SA)
    • Workflow and Configuration Management Solutions
    • Designing and securing Wireless networks
    • Assist with Security devices (IPS/IDS)
    • Collect and analyzing flow stats
    • Open-source Monitoring Solutions
    • Video and VoIP systems
    • DDOS Mitigation / Packet Inspection
    • Software Define Network (SDN,NFU,NV (NSX, OpenvSwitch , etc.)
    • Virtualization ( VMware, Open Stack)
    • Cloud Provider Network Deployment (AWS, Azure)
  • A solid understanding of the UNIX/Linux operating system; understands paging and swapping, inter-process communications, devices and what device drivers do, file system concepts (inode, clustering, logical partitions), can use performance analysis to tune systems
  • Exposure and some experience automating the deployment and configuration of network nodes and systems
  • Experience using and optimizing monitoring and trending systems like: Nagios, Zenoss, Zabbix, Cacti, Smokeping etc
  • Prior experience and willingness to participate in a 24/7 on call rotation supporting business critical applications or systems
  • Exposure and some experience programming in C, Java, Erlang, JavaScript, Perl, Python, PHP
  • A passion for security tools and best practices: OS hardening, vulnerability scanning, system auditing
  • Experience performing system and network application load testing and identifying and addressing hardware, network, system, or application bottlenecks
  • Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, and WLAN design and implementation
  • Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of core routing and switching design principles, best practices, and related technologies
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships and influence across the organization and adept at working in a global, large scale, cross functional, highly collaborative and high-performance environment; ability to interact and effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills that result in conclusive recommendations / decisions
  • Excellent organization and time management skills and ability to identify priorities to accomplish a variety of tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work with people at every level

Preferred Skills

  • Cisco and/or Juniper certifications (CCIE, CCNP, JNCIE)
  • Technical blog or github page with code samples or architecture designs

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