Network Automation Engineer

  • Job Reference: 74729852-2
  • Date Posted: 6 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Request Technology - Craig Johnson
  • Location: Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Salary: $110,000 to $130,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus
  • Sector: Network Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Network Automation Engineer. Candidate will assist in the automation for select network operation tasks through creation and maintenance of tools.

Responsibilities:

Be part of the team that shapes the Automation future in Network Operations Support the operation our next generation data-center networks.

Deliver simple, sustainable and repeatable solutions and processes.

Drive and support innovation from the NIC to the core.

Work closely with our Network Engineering teams to ensure fast, smooth roll-out of new designs and products.

Drive standards across the network and ensure that we are fully compliant to those standards and policies.

Collaborate with level two and level-three resolvers Identify and troubleshoot recurring platform issues.

Effective escalation of same to mid- and senior-level engineering teams for full resolution

Create and review documentation and process regarding recurring issues, new standard operating procedures, knowledge transfer material, etc.

Automate select network administration tasks through creation and maintenance of scripts and tools

Reduce the end-to-end cost of delivering packets.

Qualifications:

Very detail oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to interact efficiently with peers and customers is required.

The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential.

Must be comfortable working in a Linux/Unix environment.

Excellent Ethernet and IP Networking knowledge and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols.

Substantial background in large scale datacenter network implementations and support.

Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical discipline

Software development skills are required, specifically in Python with 2+ years of experience.