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Senior Staff Systems Engineer Infrastructure Reliability Engineering

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Jun 20,2019

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Oct 03,2019

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Jun 11,2019

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3-10 yrs required


Ashburn, VA, United States

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Senior Staff Systems Engineer - Infrastructure Reliability Engineering
The candidate will provide duties include: Subject matter expert on operational processes and workflows, and their supporting automation and tooling. Write and maintain software to solve complex network management and monitoring tasks, including: deploying and auditing configuration of network devices; monitoring network health, including metrics collection, visualization, and alerting; tracking network utilization over time to assist capacity planning models. Automate network monitoring and alerts triage as part of proactive approach to maintaining high level of service. Collaboratively design, develop, and execute software based automation and tooling solutions to drive global operational processes and efficiency. Utilize scripting including Python and NETCONF to automate network device provisioning process, execute network changes and obtain data collection for reporting or analysis. Maintain and support Ansible automation framework and scripts. Develop automation process for on-boarding new devices to monitoring system. Develop and maintain tools to reduce down time in network operations improve speed and accuracy of network changes, assist in diagnosis and remediation of advanced network problems and drive innovative solutions to reduce failure tensors. Automate network deployment and data collection tasks to enhance the productivity and validity of the results. Model network configuration and operational data in a platform neutral structure. Develop testing platforms to detect network configuration inconsistencies before changes are made. Build reports to gain intelligence about the network and detect errors early. Document automation standards with written procedures, processes, diagrams and other technical documents. Integrate network tools with Service Now ticketing system to improve the overall efficiency of IT operation. Work with Engineering and Operations teams to evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality operational tooling and platforms. Collaborate with stakeholders, functional owners, and subject matter experts to interpret business and operations needs and articulate how to address those in partnership with engineering and programs teams.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 10+ years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or have 8+ years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/MBA/JD/MD) or have 3+ years of work experience with a PhD. Must have hands-on experience in software development methodologies, experience with Python, Perl, Go, or other scripting; exposure to web services (REST, gRPC). Must have experience with YANG, JSON, XML. Must have excellent communicator and team-builder, capable of establishing trust and securing partnership with all levels of the organization, from engineers to senior executives. Must have demonstrated technical understanding of technologies, tools, and processes within the ecosystem of the network technologies. Must have experience with automation technologies such as Ansible. Must have understanding of the routing protocols like TCP/IP, UDP, MPLS, BGP4, OSPF, and RIP. Must have impressive track record of being able to deliver on complex initiatives and possess attention to detail. Must have excellent analytical skills, with experience rationalizing large, disparate data sets into concrete observations/recommendations, and formalizing into new network solutions. Must have ability to work on complex projects with diverse teams. Must have knowledge and experience with diverse IT architectures and enterprise IT data centers, large-scale transaction processing environments, external hosted services and cloud computing environments. Must be both a self-starter and team player with the ability to work independently with limited supervision. Must be extremely flexible and able to manage multiple tasks and priorities on very tight deadlines. Must have prior experience with data center monitoring and management. Must have experience developing service oriented systems, REST, python. Advanced network technical certifications (e.g., CCIE etc.) is preferred.

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Job Number: REF17097V

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