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Network Engineer II

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Job Description:

A Network Engineer manages the implementation of network infrastructure initiatives and projects, while ensuring the availability, reliability, and optimal performance of networked systems and services.  The person in this role performs business impact analysis and post mortem analysis.  A Network Engineer also provides technical and product guidance and advice to customers and management, in addition to participating in on-call after-hours work when needed. This role provides a high level of engineering support of enterprise systems for end users and customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage 4000+ network and security systems across a large-scale enterprise while maintaining the availability and integrity of these systems

  • Creates regular reports; provides the necessary analytics to make technical and business decisions

  • Effectively manages multiple projects involving installations of infrastructure software and hardware while meeting business objectives and deadlines

  • Ensures all issues regarding system or network automated alerts are logged, tracked, and resolved; manages alerts and events through an enterprise trouble ticketing tool   

  • Follow the change management process to production systems with regard to physical or system configuration updates

  • Makes process and systems improvement recommendations to assist the business in achieving its goals and objectives, leveraging best practices and professional experiences

  • Develops and maintains capacity planning analysis,  recommendations, and procedures

  • Effectively communicates to business partners, customers/end users, engineering peers, and IT leadership

  • Resolve operational issues through support tickets and alerts from network and system monitoring tools. Manages/participates in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for Network outages.

  • Remains updated on changes in the industry utilizing resources (e.g., technical training, technical magazines, white papers, books, etc.) to gain additional knowledge related to IT systems



  • B.S. Degree in computer science or a related field is preferred; or 5+ years of industry experience

Required Experience:

  • 3-5 years of Network Engineering experience in large enterprise environments

  • 3-5 years of experience administering Cisco switching and routing equipment

  • At least 3+ years of experience in three or more of the following environments:  IPSEC/SSL VPN’s, Cisco routers/switches, Cisco Wireless infrastructure, WAN/LAN communication protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, Spanning Tree), Enterprise firewalls, IDS/IPS systems, web content filtering systems

  • 5+ years of experience on technology infrastructure teams

Required Competencies/Skills:

  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making, planning/ organizing, and communication skills required

  • Ability to manage pressure while maintaining attention to detail

  • Candidates must also have functional and technical expertise, adaptability and flexibility, be customer-focused, and work well in teams

Preferred Experience:

  • CCNA/CCNP, CISSP, DNAC, Prime, Unix/Linux systems, Palo Alto systems, Python, scripting

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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