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Network Automation Engineer

Company: Ursus, Inc.
Location: Fremont
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Network Automation Engineer

Location: Fremont, CA Onsite

Duration: 6+ Month Contract to Hire

We are looking for a Network Automation Engineer, open to any location. This position's responsibility is to automate network operation tasks through creation and maintenance of scripting and tools with the objective of proactively ensuring the reliability and availability of our client's global network. The Network Automation Engineer is expected to develop best practices and keeping our network tools up to date with inventory and topologies. This includes Solarwinds, Airwave, Lighthouse, Netbrain, and others.

Responsibilities

* 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 scripting standards with written procedures, processes, diagrams and other technical documents

* Automate network monitoring and alerts triage as part of proactive approach to maintaining high level of service

* Integrate network tools with ServiceNow ticketing system to improve the overall efficiency of IT operation

* Participate in on call activities and follow escalation process to provide 24/7 network support

Qualifications

* 5+ years of industry experience in Network Engineering is a must.

* Experience in protocols including TCP/IP, STP, SNMP, DHCP, BGP, OSPF and IPSec

* Knowledge about Distributed Systems, SDN/NFV, Public/Private cloud technologies

* Experience using DevOps tools such as Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Splunk

* Experience in integration with various applications using REST and SOAP.

* Hands-on programming experience with scripting languages like Python, GoLang & web-frameworks such as Flask, Django, HTML/CSS

* Experience with centralized device monitoring and management tools such as Solarwinds, Netbrain, OpenNTI

* Degree in computer science or equivalent in relevant work experience

* Ability to effectively juggle and multi-tasking. Strong attention to detail and organization skills.

* Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem solving abilities under pressure

* Ability to work within a global team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with limited supervision.

* Experience in UNIX or Linux environment (Ubuntu,CentOS), JunOS

Desired Skills/Experience

* Coding experience using XML, JSON preferred

* Experience in databases such as MSSQL, MongoDB, SQLlite.

* Certifications such as JNCIA or CCNA is required

* Experience with firewall policy orchestration tools

* Experience with SD-WAN deployment





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Keywords: Ursus, Inc., Fremont , Network Automation Engineer, Engineering , Fremont, California

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