Zynga is hiring a

Sr Manager, Network Engineering

San Francisco, United States
Sr Manager, Network Engineering

Zynga is looking for a talented Network Engineering Manager to come and join their dynamic team! If you are a seasoned technology manager with strong leadership and project management skills, we’d love to talk to you. We are looking for a confident manager who would love to join an exciting gaming culture.

Hours are flexible, but will often require late evening and 24x7 response to critical issues on a fast-growing, international network infrastructure.

  • Manage a team of 6 or more engineers and administrators in US and International locations.
  • Lead large projects like datacenter moves/builds and office moves/builds.
  • Lead cross team projects.
  • Operate and maintain a global network with 15+ locations and hundreds of network devices.
  • Manage physical network connectivity in high-density datacenter environment.
  • Manage project planning, JIRA queues, and a budget.
  • Mentor individuals to continue to grow their skillset.
  • Work with senior engineers to set vision, define our roadmap, and execute against that roadmap.
  • Vendor relationship management.
Required Skills:
  • At least 5 years of recent management experience preferably network operations and/or engineering.
  • At least 5 years as a network engineer or administrator.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of extensive experience with LAN/WAN networking hardware.
  • Intermediate level experience with switching and routing technologies.
  • Experience with physical layer technologies- Gig/10G Ethernet, CAT5/6 cabling, Fiber.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux and core network services (DNS, SMTP, NTP, syslog, http servers).
  • Experience working with a variety of network monitoring tools: observium, nagios, cacti, snmp, Rancid.
  • Dedication to exceeding quality standards and providing services of the highest caliber.
  • Attention to detail. 
Extra Credit:
  • Passion for Gaming!
  • ITIL, PMP, or related certifications.
  • Experience with or certifications for Juniper or Cisco.
  • Experience with Checkpoint or Checkpoint certifications.
  • Experience with network load balancers (F5 BigIP/LTM/GTM).
  • Experience with network security- firewalls/ACLs, VPN services.
  • Experience with UPS, PDU, and other infrastructure.
  • Experience with network automation and scripting.
  • Advanced knowledge of switching and routing technologies – OSPF, HSRP/VRRP, IPv6, Spanning Tree, BGP, etc.

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