Vox Media is hiring a

Network Engineer

New York, United States

Network Engineer


Vox Media is one of the fastest growing media companies today, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 170 million people each month who rely on us for a modern, intelligent take on the world. Simply put, we create smart media brands for smart audiences.


Vox Media is eight distinct media brands: SB Nation (Sports), The Verge (Technology and Culture), Polygon (Gaming), Eater (Food and Nightlife), Racked (Shopping, Beauty and Fashion), Curbed (Real Estate and Home), Vox.com (General News), and Re/code (Tech Business).


As Network Engineer, you will collaborate with multiple IT and business teams for the successful planning, execution and delivery of all initiatives. Ideal candidates for this position will be passionate about project delivery, planning, executing and maintaining the security and reliability of our network. The person in this role will help define the standards for our company network and provide solutions to maintain reliable connections to all services for our employees and guest. This position will report to the Vice President of Corporate IT and will be based in New York, New York; limited travel required to other offices and events.


What you’ll do:

  • Manage and install networking solutions for Vox Media.
  • Troubleshoot network, Wifi and connectivity issues and assist staff with network related issues.
  • Define, document, and enforce security and system standards.
  • Analyze network performance data and statistics and provide recommendations and roadmaps.
  • Stay current with industry trends bringing new solution options
  • Provide training, mentoring and tier 3 support for employees
  • Travel is required up to 20% of the time


What you’ll bring:

  • Analytical Skills: Review systems and issues to improve operational effectiveness
  • Attention to Detail: Create diagrams that convey topologies and traffic flows, insuring systems interoperability.
  • Project management skills: Extensive experience with project delivery, including planning, executing, and maintaining a project from start to finish.
  • Knowledge of configuring and supporting Juniper, Aerohive and Cisco equipment.


Bonus points for:


  • Security procedures and policy management (Juniper, Palo Alto, Brocade)
  • Experience with programing languages as Python, Bash scripting, JUNOS, CLI


About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.


Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply.  Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.