Responsible to maintain all aspects of an organization's global network systems including software, hardware and respective provider services. Administers and maintains a wide variety of network devices for LAN/WAN, wireless, and telecommunications. Analyzes and troubleshoots network problems and recommends upgrades and changes. Work with IT Management to assess the organization's current and future network needs. Performs network monitoring, resolves incidents and changes. Relies on extensive experience working in global organizations. Exercises sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
•Data Center operations experience – build/maintain rack, cable, power, High Availability options, capacity planning and forecasting, disaster recovery/business continuity and architectures
•Technical vision, adhering to maintenance and performance standards of data, voice or video network hardware and systems. Solicits and builds consensus among network team to clarify that vision.
•High degree of experience with engineering and implementing complex LAN/WAN/Internet and cloud network environments with an emphasis on datacenter management.
•Troubleshoots highly complex data, voice or video network and hardware problems; researches and analyzes significant, complex network problems that require evaluation of intangibles, such as downstream effects on client satisfaction; assesses and evaluates current and future systems.
•Provides expert technical support and guidance on highly complex design issues.
•Researches and analyzes data or voice networking technologies to remain current in the industry. Provides direction and strategy for future direction. Key partner for product development, game programming, operations and ops support, security and risk team, procurement and facilities to ensure codependences are properly managed.
•Consults, support and guides supported organizations as well as providing leadership across the various IT teams.
•Creates and maintains data, voice or video network documentation and communicates to senior management regarding the current operational status of networks.
•Performs cost analyses and vendor comparisons for large scale projects to ensure cost-effective and efficient design, and evaluates feasibility of various approaches. Ensures adherence to model created and overall budgetary guidelines. Technical Experience:
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Strong business acumen, action oriented and results driven
Excellent working knowledge of:
•IT systems, architectures, and nomenclature
•Technical writing discipline
•Project management methodologies and techniques
•Experience with Cisco and F5 Networking equipment in an enterprise environment.
•Deep understanding of TCP/IP Protocol Stack
•Deep understanding of QoS Design and Implementation
•Deep understanding of Network Monitoring Platform Management and Configuration (Solarwinds)
•Deep understanding of Cisco Wireless Network Platforms (Cisco WLC & Meraki)
•Deep understanding of Remote Network Access Technologies (Cisco ASA)
•Deep understanding and past or present experience configuring and troubleshooting with OSPF, EIGRP & BGP Routing Protocols
•Network Security Devices (Cisco FTD & ASA)
•Deep understanding of L3 MPLS VPN Tunnels, and IPSec based VPN Technologies
•Deep understanding of L3 Internet DMVPN technologies
•Deep understanding of Layer 2 Switching Products / Technology
•Good understanding Nexus Product Line – Fabric Extenders (NX 2XXX), Nexus 5XXX, 7XXX, 9XXX series switches / Technology
•Deep understanding of audio and video technologies and protocols - H.323 / SIP
•High level understanding of Video Conferencing Architectures and Codec’s
•Understanding / experience with hybrid VC systems from major vendors – Cisco, Polycom
•Understanding of TDM and IP Trunk side phone system technologies – PRI’s, SIP Trunks, etc.
•Deep understanding of IP Telephony Systems / Technology and integration with networks
•Familiarity with IP Phone system from some of major vendors – Cisco, Avaya, ShoreTel, NortelEducation:
•BS or BA degree in computer science or related field preferred
•Related Cisco Certifications Required, CCNP
•Minimum 7 years’ experience with back-end network infrastructure technologies in both a design/engineering and operational capacities.
Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses. As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts. In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles. As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.