Senior Network Engineer

Apr 26, 2024
Andover, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar Games is seeking a talented Senior Network Engineer to manage the infrastructure and network services supporting millions of players across our game franchises. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and organized, able to work as part of an internationally established team, while also possessing the ability to manage projects on their own. This is an ideal job for someone who wants to work with the latest network technologies in a very exciting and challenging field. This is a full-time permanent positions based out of Rockstar's unique game development studio in Andover, MA


  • The Network Operations team is responsible for the delivery and support of Rockstar’s Online network infrastructure around the world.
  • We maintain our network to the highest standard with strong emphasis on preventative actions rather than reactive. As such, we constantly review our processes with the aim of automating/orchestrating wherever possible.


  • Configure, test, and maintain LAN/WAN/Edge network equipment and related services across multiple geographies.
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve network problems of varying degrees of complexity.
  • Install and maintain network hardware in remote co-location facilities.
  • Assist in network operating system patches and software upgrades, and routine hardware configuration.
  • Interface with various service providers to deploy and maintain transport circuits.
  • Interface with developers and business stakeholders to identify requirements and recommend and engineer solutions as agreed upon by the team.
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation.


  • 5+ years working in network engineering related fields.
  • Possess versatility and willingness to regularly tackle new challenges.
  • Passion for networking technologies and a desire to remain up to date with the latest technologies.


  • Solid understanding of Cisco NX-OS or Arista EOS operating systems.
  • Solid understanding of the BGP routing protocol.
  • Experience with Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team or individually as required.
  • Self-motivated & confident.
  • Solid documentation skills with high attention to detail.
  • Experience with taking projects from planning through to completion.
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations.
  • Capacity to juggle a mixture of break-fix and project work, managing individual priorities and deadlines.
  • Willingness to occasionally work flexible hours, or out of hours as required.


Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Experience with routing protocols like EIGRP and or OSPF.
  • Experience with layer 2/3 switching/routing technologies, VXLAN, VLAN, EVPN, VPC, MLAG.
  • Experience with load balancer technologies like F5 LTM or A10 ADC.
  • Industry standard qualifications like CCNA/CCNP desirable but not essential.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux-based operating systems.
  • Experience with scripting in PowerShell, Python, Ansible.
  • Experience with Cisco ASA firewalls.
  • Experience using/supporting enterprise monitoring tools (Elasticsearch/Splunk).
  • Open-source infrastructure monitoring (CheckMK/Nagios).
  • Application and web service administration (IIS/Apache).
  • Being a fan of the interactive software development and gaming.


Please apply with a resume and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is committed to creating a work environment that promotes equal opportunity, dignity and respect. In line with this commitment, Rockstar will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in order for such applicants to be considered for the position for which they are applying, as well as to qualified employees to enable them to perform the essential functions of their roles. If you need more information about Rockstar’s reasonable accommodation policies or process, or need to request an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department.                                   

** For those based in Toronto, Rockstar will provide accommodations to job applicants and employees as long as such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship on Rockstar, and consistent with its obligations under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, race, or any other protected category.

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