Systems Engineer in Dallas, TX at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | Dallas, TX is hiring a Systems Engineer.  The Systems Engineer will be directly responsible for the design and maintenance of IT systems and infrastructure including, but not limited to, server environments, virtual machines, telecom systems, networking and backups while proactively utilizing monitoring tools to ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability. The Systems Engineer will provide support to end users and system owners including problem identification, resolution and if needed, escalation to third party support vendors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide analysis and recommendations to streamline operations while striving to improve reliability
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with key technologies
  • Configure and test various equipment for production roll-out
  • Configure routers, switches, firewalls
  • Assist others with technical anomalies and resolve issues
  • Handle emergency situations in calm and scientific manner
  • Occasional travel on both scheduled and emergency basis
  • Rotating “on-call” status requiring availability both via cell phone and physical access to the network within two-hours
  • Document IT systems
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Five years’ experience in network administration
  • Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision

Training or Certifications Required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required
  • Continuing education to maintain knowledge on the latest systems and technology

Key Technologies:

  • Windows Server Operating Systems, Windows Desktop Operating Systems, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Microsoft IIS, Apache, RHEL.
  • VMWare and Hyper-V Virtualization
  • Internet Security: Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Services, NAT, Policy Routing, DMZ, VPN (IPSec, L2TP)
  • LAN/WAN architectures including Ethernet, Spanning Tree, ISL and Point to Point Circuits.
  • ASP.Net, .Net Core application hosting
  • Understanding of routing protocols including BGP, OSPF, HSRP and network-based ACL’s
  • Experience with packet level network troubleshooting
  • SNMP monitoring systems and alarming
  • Enterprise backup strategies including tape, off-side and disk backups to ensure data integrity

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays


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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).