Network Engineer

Information Technology New York, New York


Position at Ziff Davis


Ziff Davis (NASDAQ: ZD) is a leading internet investor that owns and operates a diversified portfolio of over 40 brands in the digital media and software sectors. The firm is focused on investing across the highest-value, fastest-growing verticals on the internet. Today, Ziff Davis is focused on six key verticals - Technology, Shopping, Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Cybersecurity and Marketing Technology. Its brands include IGN, Mashable, RetailMeNot, PCMag, Humble Bundle, Spiceworks, Ookla (Speedtest), RootMetrics, Everyday Health, BabyCenter, Moz, iContact and Vipre Security. 

Ziff Davis is looking for a Network Engineer that 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. 



  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; and participating  in professional organizations. 

  Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects.


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 


Ziff Davis offers competitive salaries in addition to robust health and wellness focused benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits; Flexible Spending accounts, 401(k) with company match, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Pregnancy and Parental leave, Family Planning Support via Maven,  Flexible Time Off, Volunteer Time Off, Fitness Reimbursement as well as employee-focused engagement and education programs, including Employee Resource Groups and company-sponsored events. 

Ziff Davis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 

Ziff Davis provides a range for the base pay. Factors that may be used to determine your actual pay may include your specific job related knowledge, skills, experience, and geographic location. The base pay for this position ranges from $90,000 to $105,000 plus incentive compensation (for eligible roles only), 401K with company match, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, short and long-term disability, and a flexible time off policy.