Manager, Network Engineering

Job Number: R50010392

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Engineering

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: March 25, 2020

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Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.


We are looking for a Manager of Network Engineering focused on Media and Live Broadcast to design and implement highly resilient and scalable networks supporting media workflows and live broadcast events for Fox Sports. You will be support for the FOX Sports business units and work alongside our Engineering Team.

As our Manager of Network Engineering, you will work closely with multiple teams and disciplines across the enterprise to conceptualize, build and integrate solutions and services to support the challenging real-time requirements of the media/broadcast business. In addition, you will work very closely with our Fox Corporation Network Group to ensure we are adhering to policies, procedures and security guidelines.

Snapshot of Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, build and integrate solutions and service
  • Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning
  • Design and implement broadcast video and audio network infrastructures
  • Implement complex projects
  • Design and deploy necessary controls to ensure the network meets service levels

Required Experience/Skills

  • CBNT (Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist)
  • 10+ Years’ experience in a technical or Broadcast network operations support environment
  • Strong networking background with a focus on Cisco and Arista routers and switches hardware
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Core Routing and Switching design, configuration, and troubleshooting for media broadcast environments
  • Routing protocols OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, ISIS, WAN connectivity, Spanning-tree, Port Channels, Load balancing, Multicast PIM Sparse/Dense, MSDP, NAT
  • Quality of Service understanding and configuration, able to customize across all platforms to support broadcast video and audio
  • Excellent understanding of VPN - site to site, client, IPSEC (including the protocol suite), IKE, DMVPN, tunnel modes, Tunnels between ASAs, Routers
  • Knowledge and experience of Network Security, including the design, configuration, and tuning of Cisco/Arista and Palo Alto appliances
  • Core or Internet (DMZ or External Facing) infrastructures relating to Broadcast Technology

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Spine-leaf Architecture
  • PCNSE Certification
  • CCNP Certification
  • Knowledge of SAN/NAS Environments
  • Media Asset Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Live Broadcast Production Environments

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.