Sr. Network Engineer

PlayStation, Austin, TX

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Sony Interactive Entertainment 

Cloud Gaming Engineering & Infrastructure (Austin, TX)

Sr. Network Engineer


As a primary member of the Network Engineering team you will be responsible for the development, support and mid to long term considerations of an advanced global IP network that adheres to the highest standards to provide robust, low latency game streaming services to PlayStation Now customers around the globe.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the design and enhancement of the global backbone and datacenter infrastructures.
  • Develop solutions that drive the success of our bleeding-edge networks and platforms.
  • Leverage networking tools to identify and mitigate network anomalies.
  • Analyze application data and traffic flow data to identify and improve on sub-optimal network behaviors.
  • Leverage and assist in the development of automation tools and processes to proactively monitor the health of the network and respond to events.
  • Participate in developing policies, procedures and technical reports associated with operating and maintaining the global network.
  • Guide and assist deployment engineers in the implementation of new topologies and services.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to junior engineers in interpreting and reacting to network events.

Required Experience:

  • Eight + years of progressive experience supporting large scale telecommunications environments in a service provider (CDN/ISP/NSP/Carrier), datacenter, financial or large enterprise network.
  • Experience with backbone and edge routing policy, engineering, and operation in a multi-transit, multi-peer environment.
  • Experience with MPLS RSVP-TE traffic engineering in core backbones.
  • Experienced with developing and integrating  MPLS L3VPN and L2VPN services in a core network.
  • Experience supporting IPv6 services
  • In-depth knowledge of QoS.
  • Strong understanding of network fundamentals (e.g. TCP/IP, Ethernet, IP Addressing/Subnetting, VLANs, etc).
  • Deep understanding of modern router architecture including interworking of control plane and forwarding plane, switch fabric, and egress queuing.
  • Capable of mentoring junior-level network engineers in all aspects of network design, operations and deployment.

Desirable Experience:

  • Fluent with Juniper MX , QFX and EX series platforms.
  • Experience with ISIS
  • Advanced comprehension of BGP, including traffic engineering and failure mode analysis in a global network environment.
  • Knowledgeable in global CDN delivery methods.
  • Experience with cluster networking/CLOS fabrics
  • Experience with router firewall policies.
  • Experience with optical media.


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