McGraw Hill Financial Senior Network Engineer in Hightstown, New Jersey

Position Description

Technology is at the forefront of creating and delivering the product and services of S&P Global and providing investors with unparalleled breadth and depth in financial market intelligence. This role covers network architecture, design, and creating custom network technology solutions to support applications and services created by S&P Global's business groups. It also covers delivery of network designs for global real estate projects and acting as Tier 3 support on projects and daily operations.

This is a deeply technical role requiring large enterprise experience and is suited for a true product - subject matter expert. The role is an engineering position and as such is suited ONLY to those with previous senior level network engineering or architecture design experience. This senior network engineer must have expertise in the design, installation, and maintenance of a large global network for a multi-national enterprise. This position will be responsible for developing and documenting design standards, installation packages, and support packages for converged voice, video, data, and data center networks. Candidate will provide local and global leadership for network standards and create design artifacts for data center, campus, branch office, IP convergence, and network services. Must be able to lead and contribute to the installation of specified designs and must be able to troubleshoot highly complex data, video, or voice network problems.

In addition, this role encompasses managing third party suppliers, measuring, and reporting on their effectiveness.


Provide network infrastructure leadership and expertise across data network services

Provide leadership for converged voice and video services

Contribute to the development of standards, procedures, best practices and business processes

Deliver regular reports citing metrics on network service.

Contribute to creating and reviewing RFP responses involving network services

Required Skills:

Expert level understanding of LAN, MAN, and WAN architectures and the design, installation, and operation of global multi-national networks

Expert understanding of internetwork protocols like BGP, OSPF, MPLS, PIM, IGMP

Expert understanding of L2 protocols like STP, VSTP, MSTP, LACP

Knowledge of new data center bridging technologies and unified fabrics

In-depth WAN experience covering SONET, OCx, DSx, Ethernet Privet Line (EPL), DSL/HSDSL and MPLS

In-depth understanding of L4 – L7, specifically as it relates to the configuration of local and global load balancing

In-depth knowledge of DNS and DHCP

Solid understanding of SNMP

In-depth knowledge and understanding of VoIP and SIP

Strong troubleshooting skills

Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to create and present presentations for various levels of operations, engineering, and management

Adept at training and mentoring other team members

Create, review, and maintain documentation

Must be able to demonstrate the ability to capture and analyze requirements, design a solution, create network configurations based on the proposed design, provide Tier 3 support, and innovate.

Solid understanding of common network and system attack methods

Solid understanding of security best practices

Solid understanding of network analysis


Experience and high level expertise in designing complex, highly available, infrastructure solutions in a large-scale, multisite, international environment

IP internetworking and LAN Switching

WAN circuits and protocols (MPLS, DWDM, Optimization)

Dynamic IP Routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, PIM Multicast)

Expertise in inter-AS connectivity (eBGP, MPLS)

Expert level internetworking troubleshooting in a large-scale network environment

In-depth knowledge of network management, network availability and capacity planning

Expertise in interfacing with carriers to manage circuit delivery, troubleshooting and migration

Must have very good verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills

Must be creative and have initiative

Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups.

Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities

The ability to socialize ideas and make recommendations

Must be able to develop procedural documentation

Ability to connect new technology initiatives to cost savings and ROI calculations.

Required Experience:

At least 10 years working as a senior network engineer at a large, multi-national corporation

Demonstrated ability to anticipate problems, resolve ambiguity, and take decisive action based on sound judgment

BS degree in EE, CS, Math, or Physics or equivalent work experience

CCNP or CCIE qualification preferred

Extensive UNIX experience is a plus

About S&P Global

At S&P Global, we don’t give you intelligence—we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We’re the world’s foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include:

S&P Global Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and insights essential to driving growth and transparency.

S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides insights into companies, markets and data so that business and financial decisions can be made with conviction.

S&P Dow Jones Indices, the world’s largest resource for iconic and innovative indices, which helps investors pinpoint global opportunities.

S&P Global Platts, which equips customers to identify and seize opportunities in energy and commodities, stimulating business growth and market transparency.

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race - ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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