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Network Engineer

Date: May 5, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

As The Weather Channel television network, we have heightened focus on innovation, first-class storm coverage and hyper-localized weather information available through our various TV platforms including: The Weather Channel, WeatherScan and Local Now. For more than 30 years, The Weather Channel television network has inspired viewers to explore, investigate and appreciate the experience of weather in all its forms.

We are one of the most widely distributed television networks and the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive real-time programming of any media outlet, with trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather.

Weather is inherently fascinating, and we share our passion through the stories we tell to our audiences through our programming. The more our viewers engage with us, the more our stories illuminate how weather impacts almost everything.

We’re always looking for new talent to keep us on top—like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.

Position Summary

The Weather Channel Television network is looking for a Network Engineer to join a team building out DevOps principles to manage an on-prem network environment and public cloud environments.  The position will be responsible for design, analysis, documentation, maintenance, and security requiring a high level of stability, reliability, and availability of the production network environment, consistent with established change control policies and prescribed procedures. This individual will be an essential member of the TWC incident response team, and is be expected to work anytime that the need arises.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Architect high performance, reliable and fault-tolerant network environments.
  • Design and document network and security environments, the processes and procedures required functionality.
  • Serve as subject matter expert in one or more areas of network engineering specialties. 
  • Provide detailed engineering support and consultation to other departments.
  • Support 7x24-365 operations.
  • Support new product deployments with installation, integration, testing, documentation, and training; develop methods and procedures for troubleshooting.
  • Develop network element technical specifications.
  • Make specific recommendations and assists in implementation of plans that enhance technical operation, compliance with rules and regulations, and permits the deployment of new technology.
  • Design, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot network infrastructure including routers/switches, load balancers, firewalls, IDS/IPS, and other security related products.
  • Maintain network security including research, design, and implementation of security policies and products; monitor overall network health and security posture.
  • Work with other team member and group to implement and troubleshoot network solutions.

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree (preferably in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field) or equivalent experience
  • 10 years hands-on experience with: Cisco routers and switches, Juniper routers and firewalls, and Network Diagnostics (sniffers, etc.)
  • Five Years hands-on experience with: Multicast video distribution, Load Balancers, BGP, OSPF, SNMP, and firewalls
  • Experience in high-availability & high transaction infrastructure
  • Experience working with HP switches, Cisco ASI, Cisco Nexus, AWS (network, security, direct connect), and worked on a DevOps team a big plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Scripting in at least one language (python, kron, perl, etc.)
  • High comfort level with Linux OS
  • Must be willing to be on-call
  • Excellent Written/Verbal communication skills


Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to, which is a confidential e-mail in box.
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.

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