Senior Network Engineer - Los Angeles/San Francisco

Information Technology Los Angeles, California San Francisco, California


At Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE: HPP), we provide best-in-class office and studio space to the biggest names in tech and entertainment, and we're seeking a highly motivated Senior Network Engineer to assist with design, implementation, maintenance and support of our growing network infrastructure for various projects across our portfolio. As the IT team, we help everyone stay connected by providing staff and remote locations with outstanding technical support and expertise.  Ability to travel within the US and Canada is required as needed.

The Senior Network Engineer will be part of a team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs. Excellent communication, interpersonal and project management skills with consistently proven follow through are essential to success in this position. 

Are you looking to use your IT knowledge and exceptional implementation skills to support a thriving, forward-thinking company? Join our team!

What You'll Do:

  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS).
  • Utilizing industry best practices for security, disaster recovery, business continuity, change control, the engineer will design, configure, manage and troubleshoot a variety of networking technologies.
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations.
  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning.
  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues.
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team.
  • Mentor and direct other IT personal in network methodology as needed.
  • Collaborate closely with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.

What You'll Need:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ of proven hands on networking experience in a formal business setting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Expert knowledge of server and network equipment.
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS).
  • Solid understanding or experience with the OSI or TCP/IP model.
  • Experience with SDWAN and WAN acceleration appliances.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work individually as well as in teams and be flexible in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience in network security including: Device Hardening and patching, IDS/IPS, SIEM, Firewalls, and IPsec, vulnerability assessment and intrusion detection.
  • Expert Knowledge of Fortinet Firewalls or similar modern Security appliances
  • Understanding of controls (e.g. access control, auditing, authentication, encryption, integrity, physical security, and application security).
  • Must be proficient in operating systems such as Linux as well as Windows environments, Active Directory, VPN systems, encryption schemas and algorithms, various authorization and authentication mechanisms/software, network monitoring and sniffing, TCP/IP networks.
  • Public and private cloud software defined networking – Amazon Direct Connect, AWS VPC, Azure ExpressRoute, VMware NSX, Cisco ACI.
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting routing and switched infrastructure (e.g. CCNA, CCNP Security, CCIE) required.
  • Experience implementing 802.1X security authentication a plus.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with configuring and administering IP phone systems and the following technologies: Fortinet Firewalls, Dell / Force 10 LAN Switching, Meraki wireless, Versa SDWAN, Mitel/ShoreTel VOIP (On-prem or Hosted), VMware, Azure V-NET or AWS VPC, Logic monitor or other SaaS monitoring tools, SaaS ticketing system like ServiceNow.
  • Experience at real estate or entertainment companies.

About Us
Hudson Pacific Properties is a visionary real estate investment trust that owns and operates more than 19 million square feet of marquee office and studio properties. Focused on premier West Coast epicenters of innovation, media and technology, its anchor tenants include Fortune 500 and leading growth companies such as Netflix, Google, Square, Uber, NFL Enterprises and more.