Network Engineer III

Department: Engineering
Location: United States, Remote
Updated on: January 26, 2023

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About Us

MediaMath is the leading technology pioneer on a mission to make advertising better. We deliver outstanding results through powerful ad tech, partnership and a curiosity for what’s next. We help more than 3,500 advertisers solve complex marketing problems so they can deepen their customer relationships across screens and around the world.

As a senior member of the Operations team, the Network Engineer III will be responsible for the strategy, implementation, management and monitoring of the network infrastructure which is vital to the daily operations of MediaMath’s engineering organization. This is a tech-lead and architecture role, which will require overseeing other network engineers in the support of MediaMath’s global network and will act as an internal point of contact for maintenance events, rollouts, and incidents. This engineer will also consult directly with infrastructure groups and development organizations gathering requirements and supporting the implementation and direct support of all connectivity across both public and private clouds.

US Proposed Salary Range: $136,000-$170,000 (Annual)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Designs and documents technical network systems to ensure technical design integrates with business design
•    Provides day-to-day direction, technical leadership, and strategic direction for the team
•    Assists in the hiring, development, and retention of top talent to successfully maintain and incrementally improve the network
•    Drives material cost reductions in network infrastructure by simplifying designs, leveraging economies of scale, and partnering with our strategic vendors
•    Builds vendor partnerships and leverages those relationships to ensure organization is receiving quality service within published service level agreements and within budget
•    Oversees the maintenance, review and revision of contracts and leases for all network and telecommunications software, hardware, and services
•    Reviews and updates department documentation and policies and procedures related to the department goals and objectives
•    Consults and coordinates with various internal departments, external or business partners, providers and business entities as a representative of the areas of responsibility.
•    Prevents downtime, increases system availability, creates capacity plans, monitors performance, provides performance tuning, manages data and/or ensures data integrity
•    Ensures proper alerts and notifications are in place, reviewed, and updated
•    Evaluates and analyzes data on performance/capacity and reports on key measurements
•    Performs product evaluation, product installation, and product upgrade efforts
•    Recommends hardware and sizing and implements/installs hardware and software products, as well as new standards and procedures
•    Coordinates maintenance effort of supported systems and environmental infrastructure
•    Provides and ensures a secure environment and assists other areas in security support
•    Develops, tests, and monitors security and internal controls
•    Addresses technical issues escalated within the team

Qualifications
•    Supervisory role is limited to assigning work and reviewing work of others, does not conduct performance reviews, but has input to Management
•    Self-starter, can perform duties while relying on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals
•    Performs at a level clearly above that of the related Technical Specialists by demonstrating greater productivity, proficiency, leadership and mastery of job content
•    Technical Lead on small to large projects; participates as subject matter expert in projects of all sizes
•    Cloud Architectural Design (AWS & on-prem)
•    Must be knowledgeable in software-defined networking concepts, to include underlay/overlay networking with preference for Arista experience
•    Must be intimately familiar with BGP
•    Bachelor degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent
•    5+ years experience with Juniper MX and EX hardware
•    5+ years experience network monitoring tools
•    3+ years of experience with Linux or other Unix-like systems.
•    Experience in at least one scripting language.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills and time management skills.
•    Excellent analytical skills, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive

Skills & Approach:
•     Practical approach to real world problems, with “hands-on” approach to solutions.
•    Ability to think strategically, understand business context, and make collaborative decisions
•    Willing to gather information & recommend courses of action clearly and confidently, with a high degree of comfort presenting ideas to departmental & organizational leadership.
•    Fosters open communication, speaks with impact, listens to others, and writes effectively
•    Comfortable partnering with internal clients in development teams to address issues, consult on solutions and plan for future needs.
•    Ability to communicate sometimes complex ideas to to non-technical stakeholders, including product and support teams.
•    Desire to mentor and provide guidance to junior engineers, both technically and professionally.
•    Willingness to adhere to, streamline and help improve team processes for work tracking, knowledge sharing, incident response, and cross-org communication.

Why We Work at MediaMath
We are restless innovators, smart, passionate and kind. At the heart of our culture are three values that provide a framework for how we approach our work and the world: Win Together, Obsess Over Growth, and Do Good, Better. These values inform how we energize one another and engage with our clients. They get us amped to come to work.

Founded in 2007 as a pioneer in "programmatic" advertising, MediaMath is recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Ad Tech and has won Best Account Support by a Technology Company for two years in a row in the AdExchanger Awards.

MediaMath is committed to equal employment opportunity. It is a fundamental principle at MediaMath not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity/transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related  medical condition, and other protected characteristic as established by law.