Manager of the TCW, MetWest, and TCW Alternative Fund Families

Sr. Network Engineer

  • Commensurate with experience
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • 2018-10-12

As a Senior Network Engineer, the candidate will join the team responsible for the design, implementation and continuous service improvement of the corporate data and voice network. Qualified candidate must have significant Cisco and Juniper experience along with related experience in Infrastructure/Networked environments with hardware (routers, switches, firewall, etc), network security practices, designing, planning and implementing LAN-WANs using the industry standard technologies.

~The candidate should drive continuous improvement and growth of the company through strong skills and experience in data network technologies; RIP, OSPF, BGP, IGRP, EIGRP, VPC, HSRP/VRRP, GLBP, DMVPN, MPLS, P2P VPN, VLAN, Trunking, Ether Channel, QoS, etc.


Candidate must be able to see projects through all stages including defining requirements, drafting and presenting technical proposals, and deploying and maintaining the best solutions. A strong commitment to technical excellence and teamwork will be required. This position will require some 24x7 on-call support rotation and off-hours maintenance work. Some travel to other TCW offices may be required when needs arise.

Perform analysis, design, testing, installation, documentation, implementation and support of global converged network technologies.
Analyze and recommend contemporary and emerging technologies for deployment across the enterprise including but not limited to MPLS WAN in a dual carrier cloud, QoS policies, classifications, marking and policy mapping.
Act as the Subject Matter Expert in IP routing protocols including BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, RIP, IP Multicast, MPLS
Implement and manage fibre channel or FCoE networks
Conduct network capacity planning and performance tuning and troubleshooting
Perform work in design, testing, implementation, and supporting an enterprise WLAN solution
Prepare and maintain up-to-date documentation and detailing configuration of deployed solutions
Resolve operational issues involving routers and switches in a multi-routing infrastructure (OSPF, BGP)

Minimum Qualifications
BA or BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience in IT with a certification, such as CCNP , CCVP or preferably, CCIE
8+ years of experience in routing, switching, FC storage and VoIP environment
Demonstrated proficiency with the design, provisioning and troubleshooting of LAN, WAN and FC connectivity technologies
Comprehensive hands-on experience with security technologies such as VPN, IPS/IDS, SIEM, Sniffer, TACACS
5+ years of hands-on experience with Cisco ISR or ASR routers, Nexus switches, Catalyst 3300-6500 series switches, ASA 5500 security devices, WAN Application Acceleration
2-3 years of experience with Juniper MX routers, EX 4200-4500 series, QFX5100 switch, and SRX security devices
Proficient in access control list (ACLs), TCP/IP, IPSEC, VLAN, VRF, Port Security, Traffic Shaping, Priority Queuing, Class of Service (CoS) and IP routing
Proficient in RIP, OSPF, and BGP routing protocols
Strong working knowledge of wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wireless management, Two Factor Authentication, Certificates, VoIP, H.323, and SIP, low voltage cabling, fiber transceivers
Strong analytical and organizational skills, including attention to detail
Ability to multi-task, prioritizing multiple objectives and initiatives
Solid verbal and written communications skills
A team player with strong work ethics and professional demeanor
Able to lift 25 to 50 pounds

Desired Qualifications
Experience with Checkpoint Firewalls, Brocade, Juniper and Cisco Switches as well as Avaya Phone System a plus

About TCW

TCW was named Best Places to Work by Pension & Investments for the third year in a row.

TCW is a leading global asset management firm with more than four decades of investment experience and a broad range of products across fixed income, equities, emerging markets and alternative investments. Through the MetWest and TCW Fund Families, TCW manages one of the largest mutual fund complexes in the U.S. TCW’s clients include many of the world’s largest corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations, as well as financial advisors and high net worth individuals. As of June 30, 2018, TCW had total assets under management of $198 billion. TCW is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.

TCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit for more information.