Sr. Network Engineer
Company: Salem Communications Corporation
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Salem Media Group (publicly traded SALM) offers an exceptional opportunity for a Sr. Network Engineer to join our Shared Services team. **Can be remote for right experience.
As a member of the Network Shared Services (NSS) Team, the Sr. Network Engineer will be tasked with configuring, securing and managing Salem's Video Production Network and back-office WAN. This individual will provide, implementation and support Salem's WAN systems throughout the companies' nationwide markets - while working together with NSS team members, market management and other Salem technical staff to ensure the highest levels of system availability.
The successful individual will be responsible for mentoring and training other Network Engineers of the team. When needed, domestic travel to Salem's market locations for new system deployments or maintenance is required. The position will require that the employee carry a company-assigned cell phone or other such remote communications device. This position reports directly to the Network Shared Services Manager.
Potential candidates must possess a range of the following skills:
Ideal candidate will have a strong networking background with a focus on Fortinet and Cisco hardware
Extensive knowledge and experience of Firewall, Route and Switch design, configuration, and troubleshooting
Knowledge of Best Practices in:
Routing protocols OSPF and BGP
WAN connectivity mediums including T1/T3 and Metro Ethernet
Fortinet SD-WAN, ADVPN, IPSEC VTI
MC-LAG / ICL, SNMP, NTP, Spanning-Tree and Port Channel
QoS and Traffic Shaping understanding and configuration, able to customize across all Fortinet and Cisco platforms to support Voice, Video, and selected applications
Extensive knowledge and experience optimization Video and Voice quality using Fortinet platforms.
Solid command of FortiOS, Cisco IOS systems
Designing, troubleshooting and implementing SD-WAN / VPN converged networks using FortiGate technologies.
Plans, forecasts, identifies and implements resource requirements for complex voice and data network systems.
Cross-training Associate Engineers in the use or maintenance of network technologies
Working with FortiManger and FortiAnalyzer platforms.
Evaluates new software and existing products/systems and resolves network problems as they occur.
Provides users with advanced network technical support and solutions while responding to needs and questions of users concerning access to network resources.
Lan/Wan Routing and switching support for Salem's nationwide WAN.
Desired Job/Education Experience:
Minimum 6+ years experience leading complex project builds with proven performance to achieve on-time completion of projects.
Fortinet NSE 5+ or equivalent experience
Candidates must be internally motivated and self-driven for excellent results.
Must be able to recommend sound and effective infrastructure designs that align with business objectives.
The ability to proactively identify opportunities for improvement in the technical environment and organizational processes is strongly desired. Must have strong leadership skills, providing project leadership as needed, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The ability to work in a team or work independently on complex tasks with minimal technical and management guidance is required.
Must be able to meet deadlines and deliver status updates to project team
We offer a salary plus commission and bonus based on experience with a full benefits package including paid holidays, Health Insurance, matching 401K and vacation.
Salary Range: $100,000 - $130,000 per year depending on experience
Come see how Salem is DIFFERENT and why we have been certified as a "Great Place to Work" and as a "Best and Brightest" equal opportunity employer.
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