Sr. Network Engineer

Information Technology San Francisco, California

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Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as COOKING DASH, DEER HUNTER, RACING RIVALS, TAP SPORTS BASEBALL and TAP SPORTS FOOTBALL, and branded IP games including KIM KARDASHIAN: HOLLYWOOD, RAMSAY DASH, on the Apple Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia, China, and India. Our headquarters is in the heart of the bustling financial district of San Francisco.


Role Overview: 

Do you have a passion for implementing and optimizing IT infrastructure? Do you believe that there is a better way to scale and build systems to support the business? Are you able to look at an existing infrastructure and design improvements? Do you believe in continuous process improvement? We are looking for a dynamic individual who will be responsible to help identify, design, and implement a variety of initiatives necessary to meet Glu Mobile’s strategic objectives.


As Sr. Network Engineer you will provide network design, solution implementation, and operational support of Glu’s global network. Your knowledge of switching, routing, wireless technologies, and other network concepts will be critical to design highly available, cost effective, and scalable solutions that meet Glu’s strategic goals. Glu’s network infrastructure is aging so one of your top priorities will be to help with the design and implementation of new technologies to improve performance, reliability, and security. You will be responsible for the day to day operations of Glu’s network as well as cross train other team members to assist with support.



  • Design WAN and LAN connectivity, working with system and application administration teams and studio technical teams to design proper network traffic flow, and to troubleshoot and correct existing issues
  • Maintain and improve our network and connectivity, focusing on performance and reliability
  • Secure network traffic using best practices, including appropriate use of encryption/VPNs, firewalls, etc.
  • Build proper logging and tracking of error logs for security and compliance
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network issues using appropriate tools
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve global network issues
  • Analyze business requirements to develop technical network solutions
  • Provide network technical support and guidance to users
  • Maintain all network internet circuits and network vendor relationships
  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining networking gear
  • Work with security team to harden corporate network security and quickly close vulnerabilities found
  • Document network processes, procedures, and practices
  • Be a part of the 24x7 emergency on-call and work nights and weekends during maintenance periods and service outages



  • BA/BS Degree in a related technology field or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of strong working experience in a multi-site corporate environment
  • CCIE Certification or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge routing, switching and wireless technologies
  • Strong knowledge with Cisco firewalls and one other vendor
  • Strong experience with virtual networking with VMware technologies
  • Experience working in a hybrid cloud environment (Office 365, AWS, Azure, etc…)
  • 2+ years of experience setting up and troubleshooting AWS VPNs
  • Knowledge of setting up and maintaining peering relationships
  • Knowledge of setting up network monitoring and packet capture tools
  • Strong project management skills


Nice to haves:

  • Windows and Linux System Administration Experience
  • Experience with Active Directory
  • Experience with load balancing concepts and methods
  • Scripting skills



  • As much as 10% domestic and International so passport and capability for foreign visas will be required.

Life at the cutting edge of wireless technology is an exciting but demanding place to be.  Glu is always on the lookout for exceptionally talented individuals to join our team.  We reward talent, creativity, and the ability to get the job done.  At Glu, you’ll find dynamic people, a hip, forward-thinking culture, a team-oriented environment, and opportunity for advancement.  If you are interested in mobile technology and want to be a part of a team that makes the future of wireless technology happen, then Glu is for you!