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Principal Engineer, Network Security

Full Remote

Principal Engineer, Network Security



Full Remote

Major League Baseball (MLB) logo
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Major League Baseball (MLB)

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The Principal Engineer, Network Security assists the Director, Network & Security Engineering, implementing and operating various cybersecurity controls for the league-wide cybersecurity program and stadium wireless consortium.


  • Apply and obey applicable statutes, laws, regulations, and internal policies, act with integrity and respect.

  • Help install security solutions across the league that prevent security incidents and improve availability and integrity across wired, wireless, and virtual networks.

  • Evaluate budget proposals and financial requests for viability
  • Create playbooks for security procedures, document configurations, and research and communicate best practices to MLB and its Clubs.

  • Devise, plan, deploy, and improve wired and wireless networks by collaborating with vendors, managers, and other engineers.

  • Develop new approaches and countermeasures for emerging threats to devices and systems.


  • Ability to execute tasks with high accuracy and thoroughness, maintain confidentiality while dealing with sensitive information.

  • Completed a Master's or Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Information Security, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience.

  • Strong knowledge of networking concepts, including topology, IP networking, protocols, components, and principles. (e.g., L2 switching protocols, L3 routing protocols, BGP, )

  • Strong knowledge of wireless networking concepts such as; Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 6E, Wi-Fi 7.

  • Ability to perform Wireless LAN surveys, installation and activation.

  • Ability to evaluate and optimize WLAN systems using RF prediction and WLAN data collection tools.

  • Strong knowledge of private cellular networks and Radio Frequency design/analysis.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Financial and analytical skills
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to audiences at different levels.

  • Obtained relevant WiFi certifications. (e.g., CCIE-W, ACMX, CWNA,) or can prove equal skills during an interview.

  • Obtained relevant Palo Alto Networks certifications. (e.g., PCNSE, PCSAE, etc.) or can prove equal skills during an interview.

  • Proficient in scripting and declarative languages is a plus. (e.g., Bash, GO, Python, HashiCorp Configuration Language HCL)

Why MLB?

Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of growth, teamwork, and professionalism. Employees who are most successful at MLB take initiative, know how to identify problems and provide solutions, and always put the Team first. For those ready to step up to the plate and join the Major Leagues, MLB takes the same approach as teams do with their players: empowering our “workforce athletes” to be at their best by engineering experiences that put employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is looking for candidates who are passionate about growing America’s pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come.

MLB’s vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination for employment. With a belief that the journey to growth and greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as: tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns; online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business resource groups; and more.

MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help employees focus on being their best!

Major League Baseball is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Are you ready to Step Up to the Plate? Apply below!

Per the NYC pay transparency law, the hiring range for this position is $140,000 to $200,000

As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, skills and any other factors Major League Baseball (MLB) considers relevant to the hiring decision. In addition to your salary, MLB believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package for its employees. MLB offers employees a full range of best in class benefits with no employee contributions towards medical, dental, and vision coverage premiums, as well as incentive and recognition programs, life insurance and automatic employer 401k contributions. All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and the terms of official plan documents which may be modified or amended from time to time.

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