1+ months

Senior Network Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
Valassis is seeking a highly motivated Senior Network Engineer.  The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for deploying, managing, and ensuring stability of the local/wide area network infrastructure technologies to provide high availability, fault tolerance, and scalability to effectively and efficiently support mission critical business systems.  The ideal candidate must demonstrate a high level of competence in LAN/WAN technologies, routing and switching platforms, troubleshooting critical issues, and coordination of implementation and be able to performs moves, adds and changes of equipment and systems specifically following the company change management policies.
  • Monitor/ maintain performance & capacity for Valassis's 6 global data centers and 9 corporate offices to ensure maximum efficiency and operational uptime
  • Work with vendors and cross-functional teams for on-going design efforts and systems support
  • Troubleshoot and resolve service level and/or critical and system related issues
  • Document projects including scope, costs, schedule, testing and terms of delivery to ensure project is completed with the highest level of quality, on time and within budget
  • Will participate in an on-call/standby rotation and is expected to respond after hours for service restoration, troubleshooting and/or repair of all necessary equipment
  • Provides technical guidance to other organizations within Valassis Digital
  • Test and validate all new hardware, software and connections for proper configuration and performance
  • Perform scheduled maintenance on all networking equipment such as software and equipment upgrades and assist with such maintenance
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus switches (9508/9236/9336/92160)
  • Understanding of and ability to deploy Spine-and-Leaf architectures
  • Experience with Cisco Data Center Network Manager, Software-Defined Networking, or VXLAN EVPN Fabric
  • Knowledge of Puppet or Ansible
  • Hands on experience with F5 Viprion (B2250 blades) or FortiADC 4000Fs load balancers
  • Familiar with Broadcom MLXE routers
  • Experience Fortigate 500E, Sonicwall NSA 5600s, ASAs (5515 through 5555) firewalls
  • Experience in lab-testing, certification of configurations, and validation testing
  • Experience managing complex technical projects
  • Telecom experience (10G to 100G Internet circuits)
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux and the ability to script in Python or other code base preferred
  • International deployments and working with international team members
  • Cisco Access Points and controllers
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience designing, implementing and supporting network infrastructure in complex environments.
  • A minimum of 5 years of data network operations and support experience
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and communications skills.
  • Expertise on design, build and support of network infrastructure.
  • Advance network and system security experience required
  • Industry recognized network certifications is preferred (CCNP, CCIE, CISSP and/or CISA/CISM)
  • Eligible to work in the United States (we are not able to sponsor visas at this time)
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
Valassis is a leading digital marketing intelligence company, providing a best-in-class data management platform and online and offline targeting capabilities that fuel superior display advertising and media offerings. Through proprietary technology and the Valassis Digital Consumer Graph, we power the lifecycle of marketing campaigns from planning to activation and measurement. In fact, 19 of 20 leading brands work with Valassis Digital to drive better campaign performance.
Valassis offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k matching, long-term cash incentives program, and PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available not to mention unlimited snacks and smart, friendly coworkers!
Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Valassis Digital will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please contact ValDigital-Recruiting@valassis.com.


Posted: 2019-11-20 Expires: 2020-04-05

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