Senior Network Engineer

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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


Description Are you a Senior Network / Security Engineer? Do you have strong experience with enterprise firewall security (Palo Alto or Juniper)? Do you have senior route/switch experience with Cisco products at the enterprise level? Then this might be the right position to advance your career as Cox Automotive is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join their team.

Job Description:
A Senior Network Engineer/Security Engineer manages the implementation of network infrastructure initiatives and projects, while ensuring the availability, reliability, and optimal performance of networked systems and services. The person in this role performs business impact analysis, post mortem analysis, and develops disaster recover strategies. A Senior Network Engineer also provides technical and product guidance and advice to customers and management, in addition to participating in on-call after-hours work when needed. This role provides the highest level of engineering support of enterprise systems for end users and customers.

Technologies utilized:
Palo Alto / Juniper firewalls, Cisco routers/switches, IDS/IPS systems, VPN, F5 Load Balancers

Job Responsibilities:
Manage 4000+ network and security systems across a large scale enterprise while maintaining availability and integrity of these systems
Creates regular reports; provides the necessary analytics to make technical and business decisions
Effectively manages multiple projects involving installations of infrastructure software and hardware while meeting business objectives and deadlines
Ensures all issues regarding system or network automated alerts are logged, tracked, and resolved; manage alerts and events through and enterprise trouble ticketing tool
Follow the change management process to production systems with regards to physical or system configuration updates
Makes process and systems improvement recommendations to assist the business in achieving its goals and objectives, leveraging best practices and professional experiences
Develops and maintains capacity planning analysis, recommendations, and procedures
Effectively communicates to business partners, customers/end users, engineering peers, and IT leadership; possesses the ability to deliver presentations to each audience
Resolve operational issues through support tickets and alerts from network and system monitoring tools
Remains updated of changes in the industry utilizing resources (e.g., technical training, technical magazines, white papers, books, etc.) to gain additional knowledge related to IT systems

Required Experience:

* 5-7 years of Network & Security Engineering experience in large enterprise environments

* 2-3 years of experience administering Cisco Nexus platform in a Data Center environment

* At least 5+ years of experience in three or more of the following environments: IPSEC/SSL VPN s, Cisco routers/switches, Cisco Wireless infrastructure, WAN/LAN communication protocols (BGP, EIGRP, Spanning Tree), Enterprise firewalls (Palo Alto and/or Juniper), IDS/IPS systems, web content filtering systems

* 5+ years of experience on technology infrastructure teams


Strong problem solving, decision making, planning/ organizing and communication skills required.

Ability to manage pressure while maintaining attention to detail.

Candidates must also have functional and technical expertise, adaptability and flexibility, be customer focused, and work well in teams.

Preferred Experience:

* CCNA/CCNP, CISSP, F5 load balancers, Unix/Linux systems, VoIP experience

Cox Automotive is a leader in vehicle remarketing services, digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers, manufacturers and consumers. Cox Automotive includes, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and a host of other global businesses and brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. We partner with more than 40,000 dealers and touch more than 67 percent of all car buyers in the U.S. with the most recognized brands in the industry. We unite more than 20 brands in this space, providing an end-to-end solution to transform the way the world buys, sells and owns cars.

Organization:Cox Automotive
Primary Location:US-GA-Atlanta-3003 Summit Blvd

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-
Travel:Yes, 5 % of the Time

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
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6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30328

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