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Network Engineer

Discovery Inc
Sterling, VA 20164
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Discovery Inc

Location: Sterling, Virginia, United States, Req ID: 871

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

The Network Engineer will be responsible for working with the operations and engineering teams around the strategic, tactical, and improvement of the global network platforms. The individual will be evaluating processes regularly to ensure expected outcomes are achieved in the most efficient way along with identifying service improvements and document those improvements. Help ensure standards and processes are followed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively support all DCI network infrastructure 24*7 by responding to and resolving all trouble tickets within the stipulated SLA time - 40%
  • Clearly understand the root cause of all the network outages and take remediation steps to prevent the recurrence of the problem - 10%
  • Ability to prioritize work based on business criticalities and also be flexible to work on ad hoc tasks as assigned by the manager - 20%
  • Fully understand and adhere to the team's network standards and procedures both in technical and functional areas - 20%
  • Maintain positive relationships with all user communities, peers and the management team - 10%
  • Perform other duties as needed.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or similar
Minimum of 5 years of experience in system administration in an enterprise production environment
Strong skills with OSPF and BGP routing protocols
Strong skills with DNS, DHCP, and IPAM platforms
Strong skills with Juniper and Cisco routing and switching platforms
Strong skills with Cisco and/or Aruba wireless platforms
Strong skills with F5 and Netscaler load balancer platforms
Understanding of Juniper SRX, Cisco, and Palo Alto firewall platforms
Understanding of remote access and VPN technologies
Understanding of MPLS networks
Understanding of Aruba Clearpass or similar AAA platforms
Understanding of network security protocols, standards and policies
Understanding and experience with IP Telephony
Understanding of wireless networking protocols and standards
Understanding of WAN Optimization Technologies
Process oriented engineer with strong execution and follow-through skills
Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize self
Strong and consistent customer service and communication skills
Willingness to work a flexible schedule and participate in on-call duties
Strong team member with self-motivation and desires to improve the infrastructure
Excellent troubleshooting, analytical and problem-solving skills
Experience with management, monitoring and reporting of NetFlow data desirable
Experience conducting network lab tests and simulating network environments
Minimal travel anticipated for this position
Legal right to work in the United States.

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to [email protected]

Posted: 2020-10-31 Expires: 2020-12-02

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