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Network Engineer at Springer Science & Business Media LLC

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision

- Life and AD&D

- 401(k)

- Flexible Spending Accounts

- Transit Accounts

- Tuition Assistance

- Summer Hours


Job Summary:

The Network Engineer will develop, maintain and manage the Springer Nature Global Network (WAN/LAN) with a main focus on Cisco equipment (Wifi, Routers, Switches), Checkpoint Firewalls and F5 load balancers.


Job responsibilities:


  • Work on projects to make structural changes, improving the infrastructure

  • Ensure that the network systems and -applications applied within Springer Nature are kept operational

  • Ensure that the systems can operate free of interference by solving bottlenecks and problems

  • Manage the network systems in a pro-active manner and contributes to the further improvement of the management processes

  • Develop guidelines on usage of the systems and their components, and maintains an adequate system of documentation for reference and re-use

  • Provide service to users of the network system in terms of information, guidance, coordination and advice and maintains relevant external contacts

  • Manage the Network Support incident queue ensuring timely resolution of incidents

  • Maintenance and monitoring of LAN, WIFI & WAN networks.

  • Firewall configuration and support

  • Maintenance and monitoring of VPN appliances.


Job Requirements:


  • College degree in relevant technical field

  • Expert knowledge on Cisco Routers and Switches (CCNP)

  • Broad experience of working with global MPLS networks

  • Broad experience of working with Checkpoint firewall technology

  • Broad experience of LAN/WAN TCP/IP based networks, including associated technologies; VPN, IPSEC, MPLS and BGP - specializing in the Cisco product set

  • Networking design and documentation

  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant latest ICT-developments

  • Extensive knowledge in global MPLS networks, VPN, Checkpoint firewalls, DNS, Wifi (Cisco) and F5 Load balancers

  • Occasional work outside regular office hours

  • Occasional domestic and international travel



Please apply using our online application system.


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​Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:



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