Senior Network Engineer

With Apple in Sacramento CA US

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Posted on March 27, 2021

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Consumer Electronics
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Public


sysadmin, networking, linux

Job description

Come join the Network Team that supports Apple’s Global Data Centers and Edge Sites! We're a team of seasoned professionals that provide network design, operations and software development support. The team directly influences daily operations of iTunes, iCloud, Maps, Siri and other Apple’s other internet facing services in order to maximize durability and availability. We are growing and building the fastest and most reliable networks that are needed for Apple’s scale and unique needs. We are interested in automating every aspect of the network. This candidate will work with SREs, SDN Devs, Ops/Engineering teams to tackle complex problems that helps develop a network thats self healing, scalable, fast and highly reliable. This person will need to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and deliver solutions across a complex network. Must be a collaborative teammate and participate in actively network discussions and solutions.

As a member of the Operations team within Global Network Services - Data Center, you will work with many multi-functional partners to provide Tier 3 Operations support and provide solutions for complex projects. At times, you will develop the solution, test it, and implement it on the production network. You will also work as the escalation point for Tier 1 and Tier 2 Network Operations team. You are well versed in networking technologies from Layer1 through Layer 7. Your focus will be on proactive work that helps and improves reliability of our network operations. You will be working with SDN devs to help identify patterns that can lead toward self-healing networks. You will also be responsible for identifying gaps in the current network designs and network visibility.

Skills & requirements

  • 7+ years of Network Infrastructure background
  • We are looking for proven experience leading complex network projects and working with large scale networks
  • Strong background in Cisco, Arista, Juniper etc routing/switching and firewall configuration
  • Strong understanding of BGP and TCP/IP
  • Functional, working knowledge, and ability to code in Python
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and proven record of getting into the details to fix network problems
  • Well aware of industry trends and emerging technologies to better solve networking problems
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, self-directed, self-sufficient

BS or equivalent work experience

    • Solid understanding of Unix/Linux
    • Experience with CLOS networking and SDN
    • Understanding of Puppet for configuration management
    • Experience coding in C or other languages

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