Network Automation Engineer

Analysis, CCNA, CSS, Data Collection, Firewall, HTML, Java, Jenkins, Laboratory, Management, Programming, Protocols, Python, Scripts, SOAP, STP, Supervision, TCP/IP, Testing, WAN
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Solidus is searching for a Network Automation Engineer, to work as part of a team in a modern software laboratory, Kessel Run.


\nWe are looking for a Network Automation Engineer in Boston. 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 Kessel Run s network. The Network Automation Engineer is expected to develop best practices and keep our network tools up to date with inventory and topologies.



\n Utilize scripting including Python and NETCONF to automate network device provisioning process, execute network changes and obtain data collection for reporting or analysis.

\n Maintain and support automation framework and scripts

\n Develop automation process for on-boarding new devices to monitoring system

\n Develop and maintain tools to reduce downtime 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

\n Automate network deployment and data collection tasks to enhance the productivity and validity of the results

\n Model network configuration and operational data in a platform neutral structure

\n Develop testing platforms to detect network configuration inconsistencies before changes are made

\n Build reports to gain intelligence about the network and detect errors early

\n Document scripting standards with written procedures, processes, diagrams and other technical documents

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

\n Integrate network tools with Kessel Run ticketing system to improve the overall efficiency of the Kessel Run operation

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



\n- US Citizenship and potentially the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance

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

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

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

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

\n Experience in integration with various applications using REST and SOAP.

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

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

\n Degree in computer science or equivalent in relevant work experience

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

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

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


\nDesired Skills/Experience

\n Coding experience using Go, Java, Python

\n Certifications such as JNCIA or CCNA is beneficial

\n Experience with firewall policy orchestration tools

\n Experience with SD-WAN deployment

\nExperience with using Terraform, Packer, and Ansible


\nApplicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm


Dice Id : 10121974
Position Id : 3299
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