Senior Network Engineer at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: India, Hyderabad

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: Infrastructure, Cloud & Platform, IT

Fanatics is a leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings that excite fans and maximize the reach and presence for partners across the entire sports ecosystem. Come help us build a company the world has never seen before! We are first and foremost a technology company. We build innovative fan experiences through highly analytical, forward thinking, and open-minded collaboration. We are passionate about evaluating and finding the right tech for the jobs at hand, and we get excited about building solutions for modern challenges.

Job summary:

A new and exciting opportunity to join a global network services team with exposure to leading technologies in SDWan, Network Security, Wired/Wireless Infrastructure, Cloud Networking, and Network Automation.

In this role you will plan, implement, and oversee the Fanatics networks supporting voice, data, video, and wireless services for both internal and externally facing systems. Daily work with international stakeholders to build and maintain a highly available network infrastructure for Fanatics user and business activity. A fantastic opportunity to work on various and diverse technologies including load balancers, proxies, Out-of-band management, and CCTV.

We are looking for candidates who are interested in collaborating across diverse technologies and making an impact across various disciplines.

General duties and responsibilities:

•Ensure appropriate network monitoring and alerting to reduce MTTR

•Troubleshooting any outages in the network and any network related application issues.

•Configuration and maintenance of network devices such as Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Load Balancers, IP Voice infrastructure, and other network related devices.

•On-call, 24x7 on-call rotation

•Understands and adheres to the system level architecture and standards.

•Keeps abreast of technology developments in area of expertise.

•Works to build and deploy new networks and maintain existing networks at remote facilities and datacenters.

•Works with various application teams to ensure overall health and deliverability of our applications.

•Ensures the successful execution and delivery of projects with a focus on continual improvements in ability to execute those projects

•Reviews progress and evaluates results of technical projects within span of control. Recommends necessary actions based on analysis.

•Evaluate new and evolving technology for applicability and impact on operational goals.

•Takes responsibility when problems or opportunities are identified and initiates actions that result in high-quality solutions.

•Provides subject matter expertise in areas of the network where applicable

•Prepares and presents status, technical, and management reports as required.

•Responds to any alerts in the system and drives the issue through to resolution.

•Strong analytical abilities and professional office experience necessary.

•Must develop an understanding of system trends and the mission of the group in order to provide the most cost effective and efficient systems.

•Must be able to travel locally and open to international travel

Preferred Education & Experience:

•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and/or equivalent technical experience. (Ideally 3+ yrs).

•Cisco certifications are highly desirable

•Data Center Experience

•Viptela and Meraki experience

•Firewall configuration/management experience (Palo Alto, Cisco, Fortinet)

•Wireless LAN experience (Cisco, Mist)

•IP Voice experience

•Equinix Cloud Exchange experience

•AWS and Azure experience

•Network Monitoring/Automation experience (SolarWinds preferred)

•IP Services (DNS, DHCP, Proxy, Load Balancing) experience

General knowledge, skills and abilities:

•Ability to effectively collaborate as a team – mostly virtual

•Ability to communicate professionally with customers

•Knowledge of Cisco IOS/IOS-XE, NX-OS.

•Must demonstrate skills to configure and troubleshoot routers, switches, and firewalls.

•Knowledge of carrier provided network access (e.g. MPLS, DIA, Broadband, and VPLS)

•Experience configuring NATs, ACLs, TACACS+, Zone Based Firewalls, 802.1X

•Knowledge of QoS methodologies and configuration.

•Ability to troubleshoot applying OSI model layers, use of packet/protocol analyzers and output interpretation, knowledge of CLI debugging and logging options.

•Experience implementing IPSec and other VPN technologies such as L2TP, DMVPN, GRE.

•Knowledge of BGP, iBGP, EIGRP, OSFP, route maps, route filters, etc.

•Knowledge of HSRP and VRRP.

•Ability to create and maintain technical documentation.

•Experience implementing local area, wireless and wide area networks.

•Knowledge of Configuration Management/Monitoring tools.

Things We Care About

· Your career growth, your ideas, your work-life balance, and your well-being.

· Diversity and Inclusion

· Our Company Culture and Values

· Providing outstanding Company Perks and Benefits

Company Overview

Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.

The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.

As a market leader with more than 9,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.

Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud. Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants. Fanatics recruiters will only reach out to applicants from an or email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Network Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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