Network Engineer

Technology San Francisco, California


At the Pac-12, we love sports and technology! Join our team and you’ll get to work on innovative and creative products that drive the next generation of live television, VOD, and sports streaming at the Conference of Champions.

Can you help take our products to the next level? As a Network Engineer, you will deliver the network that supports live television production, post-production, enterprise systems, and digital media delivery. You will have a large impact on Pac-12 networks, building and maintaining complex networking systems. Pac-12 Networks is renowned for pioneering IP-based remote production over a high capacity network connecting over 100 venues across all Pac-12 schools to our production studios in downtown San Francisco. In this role, you’ll support one of the most unique broadcast networks in the world.


  • Provide hands-on support of all levels of networking within corporate, broadcast, and cloud environments
  • Design and plan mission-critical systems that power Pac-12 Networks
  • Take part in the maintenance of networking systems and technology, provide knowledge transfer to maintenance staff and ensure documentation is accurate and shared
  • Participate in operational planning and support for the full network stack including working with Internet 2 and the ITS groups at each of our member universities
  • Act as the first-line point of escalation for the IT support team, broadcast engineering team production team, and key users
  • Develop capabilities & procedures for monitoring, alerting, change management, shared support, and automation
  • Build adaptive network security capabilities that protect valuable company data and drive accountability and transparency in daily operations


  • Five years of prior work experience in broadcast television, big data, and/or IP technology environment
  • Appropriate certification (CCNA, CCENT, CCNP, JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, or CCDA) as evidence of base-level skillset
  • Demonstrable experience with:
    • L3 routing protocols: OSPF & BGP
    • Cisco Meraki wireless products
    • Cisco CLI configuration on: NXOS, IOS
    • L2 Protocols: STP & VLANs
    • Juniper CLI configuration on JUNOS
    • Multicast
    • Internet 2 and/or University Campus networks
    • IP-based video transmission
  • Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of data networks and servers applicable to television broadcasting, broadcast-related platforms and/or file-based workflows
  • Experience in support of media distribution technologies including VOD, live streaming, and web technologies
  • Experience with Cloud Networking on AWS using software-defined networking principles
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and shifting priorities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills both in-person and utilizing a team communication tool such as Slack
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.