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Infrastructure Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03846
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 150,000.00 - 190,000.00 /Year
 Infrastructure Automation Engineer

Our clients Network Automation Team is a newly formed team in the Network Design and Information Security Department. They are trusted to develop the future technologies of the company's networks by automating key network related configuration and security policy management, and they are growing!

The Infrastructure Automation Engineer will partner with systems and network engineers, architects and network security and integration specialists to deliver infrastructure solutions that are technically sound, resilient and operationally supportable. It's essential that these solutions not only meet the business requirements, but also adhere to IT Security standards. Our clients IP/MPLS network connects to their physical locations in roughly 100 cities, plus exchanges, contributors and subscribers in more than 100 countries. Each day you will have the opportunity to work directly with the network and security engineers that built one of the largest private networks in the world.

We'll trust you to:
  •  Work on tools to collect a massive amount of information from the network, help improve transparency and derive correlations among various aspects of our network and security
  •  Build first-class software to automate the provisioning and management of our networks
  •  Invent new ways to operate our network
  •  Learn, test, implement and recommend new open source software
You need to have:
  •  Knowledge of Linux or UNIX environment
  •  BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related technical discipline or equivalent practical experience
  •  Strong software engineering skills, including design, implementation and testing. Ability to drive from analyzing problem, to gathering data, to implementing algorithm, to demonstrating and explaining results
  •  3+ years of experience as a systems or software engineer
  •  Proficient programming skills in Python, C/C++
We'd love to see:
  •  Prior experience with provisioning and management of networks
  •  Familiarity with open source tools in the network, systems automation and monitoring space
  •  A strong understanding of operating system network stacks
  •  Experience managing large-scale DHCP, DNS and IPAM environments
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