Full Time Job

Senior Network Automation Engineer


New York, NY 07-01-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


We are currently looking for a Senior Network Automation Engineer who is passionate about all areas of network automation. The role is to be a leader within a dynamic team in support of the company's streaming services. The Automation Engineer, as a part of a team, is responsible for all aspects of a project necessary to achieve successful implementation. This position offers an excellent opportunity for someone to gain exposure to best of breed technologies as well as establish themselves in a dynamic, growth-oriented environment.

Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years working in Network Automation
• Experience configuring routers and switches
• Experience automating network deployments and configurations
• Experience programming in Python
• Experience with Ansible playbook design and execution
• Familiarity with a Python Web Application Framework, for example Flask or Django.
• Familiarity with database management and communications
• Familiarity with web services technologies such as REST and gRPC
• Development of a CI/CD Environment.
• Knowledgeable in network security procedures and best practices.
• Familiarity with leveraging vendor APIs to configure and gather data from network devices.
• Working knowledge of common network monitoring and security utilities
• Experience with Linux-based operating systems
• Experience with container virtualization technologies.
• Willingness to learn new technologies and maintain industry knowledge.
• Excellent communication skills and an ability to collaborate with multiple teams.
• Excellent customer presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
• A solid understanding of network virtualization landscape along with their supporting technologies. E.g. VRFs and VXLAN
• Experience with Web UI Development
• Experience in multi-vendor network topologies
• Experience with Linux based routing daemons such as BIRD and FRR
• Experience in either the media or web scale sectors.
• A propensity to experiment with emerging technologies.
• Working knowledge of: Linux, Python, Ansible, TCP/IP, BGP, Git, Jenkins, and REST

Required Education
• Bachelor's degree (preferably engineering related)

Company Profile
Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.
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