Network Engineer - Ziff Davis

Engineering New York, New York


Establishes and maintains network by building and applying configurations, VPN and WAN connections, and troubleshootings network problems. Assists with assessment of network health, security, and in new design projects. Maintains backups and documentation of network environment.

Network Engineer Job Duties:

  • Maintains networking environment by implementing system configuration changes; assisting with systems installation; creating and maintaining documentation of environments, and assisting in the enforcement of system standards.
  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; collaborating on network optimization.
  • Maintain a secure network system by complying with established policies; defining and monitoring access in cooperation with the InfoSec team.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects.

Network Engineer Skills and Qualifications:

  • Problem Solving of complex logical systems encountered at enterprise scale
  • Functional hands-on experience with varying network technologies ranging from Layer 2 VLAN, Spanning Tree, VTP to Layer 3, NAT, HSRP, eIGRP and BGP, wireless, security, and IPS/IDS (L4 / L7) platforms.
  • Functional experience maintaining Cisco Systems and Juniper Network switches, routers, firewalls, wireless and security appliances desired
  • Functional experience with related vendor systems and technologies: VPN gateways and clients, Nagios / Zabbix / Solarwinds monitoring, hosted and on premise telephony
  • Experience managing both *nix and Windows servers providing DHCP, DNS, RADIUS, NAC / NAP, LDAP and Directory Services
  • Experience working with ISP’s and their technical support / engineering departments
  • Working knowledge of database and internet connectivity, traffic routing, shaping and load balancing.
  • Working knowledge of Amazon AWS networking and *aaS offerings.
  • Ability to communicate technical issues with clarity in both layman’s and technical terms within a globally diverse corporate culture
  • Network Design and Implementation planning experience preferred
  • Project Management skills desired


About j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include,,,,,,, and Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.

For more information about j2, please visit

Our Culture:

At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.

J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.