Travel Network Engineer

Riot Games
May 01, 2024
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The last 12 months have been amazing for esports at Riot. We held our most- watched League of Legends Worlds Championship, and we ran our first global tournaments for VALORANT, Wild Rift, and Legends of Runeterra. On the back of that success, and in our ever-growing dedication to our mission to be the most player focused company in the world, Riot is doubling down on our investment in the esports and fan experience with industry-leading innovations like Project Stryker that will make our ambitions come to life.

As a Travel Network Engineer in the Event Engineering Team, you will help shape and drive the planning, execution and maintenance of the network that powers Riot's esports events around the world. With an understanding that we support both Global and Regional esports so you will need to iterate on scalable designs that can be deployed easily in the best of times, or efficiently execute disaster recovery workflows in the worst of times.

This role will require international travel as we support global events working inside and outside the US. Expected travel is up to 40% per year.


  • Manage and support networks that power Riot's global events and competitive environments
  • Actively engages other teams in order to build resilience into the system and across features
  • Ensures systems are appropriately documented, and that documentation is maintained.
  • Actively manages ambiguity within complex and diverse problem spaces, breaking down problems and clearly communicating tradeoffs throughout the development
  • Supports global/regional events on-site & remotely.
  • Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally required to lift 50 lbs
  • Occasionally required to push/pull road cases
  • Required Technical Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience with Layer 2/3 networks
  • Understanding of Layer 2 switching
  • Understanding of network security
  • Experience with the TCP/IP protocol stack
  • CCNA/JNCIA certifications or equivalent experience
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • CCNP/JNCIP (enterprise routing/switching)
  • Experience with Palo Alto appliances
  • Experience supporting traveling events, roadshows or conferences
  • Live Production experience
  • Experiencing designing and implementing layer 3 networks, MPLS, BGP & Pseudowires/L2VPN, Multicast, PIM, IPFM
  • For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!

    Our Perks

    We offer medical and dental plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and flexible benefits fund.

    Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

    Let's Thrive Together:

    Because together we are better

    It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and members of Riot Games. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability and does not unlawfully discriminate based on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, medical condition, political affiliation or activity, genetic information, religion, trade union membership or activity, age, sexual orientation, family status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status or characteristics. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses. We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we're excited to hear from you. Don't be discouraged if you feel you don't fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there's always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you!

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