Verisign, a leader in domain names and internet infrastructure, enables internet navigation for many of the world s most recognized domain names. Verisign enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 global internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce.
Verisign s Technology Services Group (TSG) is looking for a Senior Network Engineer who will be responsible for building and operating a global service-provider network. The team focuses on maintaining a highly-available, scalable and secure network built using cutting edge hardware, custom automation & state-of-the-art monitoring systems.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to influence architecture and design decisions, while working on the latest industry trends in networking and security. The role requires the Senior Network Engineer to:
Manage major projects, including build-outs, decommissions and migration from legacy infrastructures.
Document standard-operating-procedures and playbooks for the NOC.
Build a library of Operational Decision Records to improve incident resolution times.
Develop as-built diagrams, topology models using tools to represent accurate views of the network.
Lead initiatives to audit and standardize golden template configurations of the network.
Work closely with tools and automation team to provide requirements for proactive monitoring. Define monitoring attributes and threshold levels for rapid response to network issues.
Develop plans to validate network resiliency testing and support regular testing.
The successful candidate needs to have a strong technical background encompassing multiple areas, including networks, security, load-balancing, monitoring and automation.
Ideal candidates should exhibit thought leadership and proven ability to influence designs with the goal of improving operational support.
Must have demonstrated experience in design, engineering & deployment of firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers & VPN solutions in a mission-critical environment focusing on 100% uptime.
Candidates are expected to work independently with minimum supervision, generate ideas for improvement of processes and work on improving the network.
The organization emphasizes team-players that can collaborate and influence other teams to bring initiatives to completion.
Must have experience in driving technology enhancements and operational excellence initiatives to provide superior service to the customers of the network.