Network Reliability Engineer

PacketFabric

Network Reliability Engineer

THE ROLE:

Our reliability engineering teams are small and close-knit groups of experts spread across the world, and we are looking to expand our NRE team in Europe and NA. The role of NRE is to develop, deploy and maintain network automation technologies to support product development, increase the reliability of our networks, and reduce manual processes required to support customers

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Developing new systems and expanding existing ones to automate network device configuration and data collection/storage/display.
  • Troubleshooting issues along with SRE, developers, or network engineers, providing systems level and architecture insight to the current issue.
  • Assisting and consulting with developers, network engineers, etc to ensure our software and platforms adhere to best practices and provide the best outcomes
  • Working with our configuration management systems to improve automation workflows and support requested features
  • Researching, investigating, and providing justification for new technologies that would benefit the organization

WHAT YOU BRING:

As a well-rounded software engineer and automation enjoyer with a diverse set of skills, you should have:

  • The ability to produce high quality, clean and readable Python code as well as tests
  • The ability to troubleshoot and work with existing Python code
  • Linux systems knowledge and experience
  • The ability to identify risk and manage appropriately
  • The ability to work autonomously as well as with colleagues as required
  • The ability and willingness to learn new things, which may require figuring out without documentation – and then write documentation afterwards!
  • A high degree of drive to improve and automate your environment with minimal guidance
  • Familiarity with at least one network platform (Juniper, Cisco, Arista, Ciena, Nokia, etc)
  • Familiarity with networking concepts such as VLAN, VXLAN, MPLS, BGP, etc
  • Familiarity with configuration management/IaC tools such as Ansible, Salt, Terraform, Chef, Puppet, CloudFormation etc
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes as well as other forms of containerisation and virtualisation
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP, including knowledge of common protocols such as HTTP, TLS, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, SMTP, etc

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience of network platform automation, preferably Cisco and/or Juniper
  • Experience with automation of cloud platforms (GCP, AWS, etc) and their management
  • Experience with message queue systems like RMQ, ZMQ, Kafka, Pub/Sub etc
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, GitHub Actions, BitBucket, Bamboo etc
  • Experience with other programming languages, especially Go.
  • Experience with large scale network management and/or monitoring.
  • Hands-on experience making applications work at scale.
  • RDBMS experience, preferably PostgreSQL
  • Experience with time-series data stores
  • Experience working in an environment leveraging remote communication collaboration tools like slack, zoom etc. across multiple time zones

ABOUT PACKETFABRIC:

PacketFabric is the connectivity cloud. We built a global, 50+Tbps carrier-class optical network that is completely automated and consumable on-demand like SaaS, so enterprises can connect the core of their hybrid and multi-cloud architectures and grow their digital business.

We offer private and secure point-to-point, hybrid cloud, multi-cloud, and custom connectivity services that you can provision in minutes via our self-service portal or programmable API. We offer flexible consumption of our services, with month-to-month or longer terms, or even usage-based for bursting and disaster recovery.

PacketFabric was recognized with the “2020 Fierce Telecom Innovation Award for Cloud Services,” named one of the “10 Hottest Networking Startups of 2020” by CRN, a Futuriom 40 Top Private Company, and a “2020 Cool Vendor in Enhanced Internet Services and Cloud Connectivity” by Gartner.

PacketFabric is a distributed, fully remote team with people living and working all over the world.

WHAT PACKETFABRIC OFFERS:

  • Remote first, globally distributed team
  • The chance to disrupt the entrenched telecommunications infrastructure industry
  • A supportive and optimistic team that likes to learn from each other
  • A product development pipeline that’s constantly pushing new features and enhancing the quality of existing products
  • The opportunity to work with many different industries and customer types
  • A small company culture
  • Great health, dental, and 401(k) for US residents

Here at PacketFabric, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and follow employment lifecycle processes designed to prevent discrimination against our people, regardless of gender identity or expression or intersex, sexual orientation, religion, spiritual beliefs, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, national origin, citizenship, generation, culture, or any protected category under federal, state and local law.

PacketFabric is not accepting resumes from unsolicited headhunters or agencies at this time.