Oracle Network Development Engineer (IC3) - OCI Network Production Engineering in Longmont, Colorado
Supports the design, deployment, and operations of a large-scale global Oracle cloud computing environment (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - OCI). Primarily focused on development and support of network fabric and systems through a combination of a deep level understanding of networking at the protocol level coupled with programming skills to support the intensive automation required to operate a production environment. As OCI is a cloud-based network with a global footprint, this support will include hundreds of thousands of network devices supporting millions of servers, connected over a mix of dedicated backbone infrastructure and the Internet.
Participate in Network lifecycle management through network build and/or upgrade projects. Collaborate with program/project managers to develop milestones and deliverables. Will primarily use existing procedures and tools to develop and safely execute network change. However, may have to develop new procedures from time to time. Serve as technical lead for team projects. Contributes to the development of roadmap issues. Leads development of new runbooks and method of procedures. Mentors junior engineers. Participates in network solution and architecture design process. Responsibility for developing standalone features. Participate in operational rotations as either primary or secondary. Provide break-fix support for events. Serve as escalation point for event remediation. Lead post-event root cause analysis. Coordinate with networking automation services for the development and integration of support tooling. Frequently develops scripts to automate routine tasks for team and business unit. Serves as SME on software development projects for network automation. Supports network vendor software bug fixes. Collaborate with network vendor technical account team and internal Quality Assurance team to drive bug resolution and assist in the qualification of new firmware and/or operating systems.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science preferred and at least 5 years of related experience. Experience working in a large ISP or cloud provider environment. Exposure to commodity Ethernet hardware (Broadcom/Mellanox), protocol experience with BGP/OSPF/IS-IS, TCP, IPv4, IPv6, DNS, DHCP, MPLS. Experience with networking protocols such as TCP/IP, VPN, DNS, DHCP, and SSL. Experience with Internet peering and inter-domain networking. Experience with scripting or automation and datacenter design Python preferred, but must demonstrate knowledge in a scripting or compiled language. Experience with high level software design/development. Experience with automation systems, framework design/use and deployment. Experience with network modeling and programing YANG, OpenConfig, NETCONF. Knowledge of network security design, system performance characterization and testing. Knowledge of data flow and telemetry design, deployment and operation. Excellent judgment in influence for product roadmap direction, features, and priorities. Ability to work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. and demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Capable of working under limited supervision. Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
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Bachelor’s degree in CS or related engineer field and 1-5 years network engineering experience.
Experience working in a network operations role and in-depth network troubleshooting.
Extensive experience with scripting or automation – Python preferred.
Experience with CI/CD pipelines, GIT, and Linux.
Proficiency with networking protocol groups such as TCP/IP, VPN, DNS, DHCP and routing protocols such BGP and OSPF.
Experience with network monitoring and telemetry solutions.
Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
Ability to participate in an on-call rotation.
Experience working in a large ISP, enterprise network, or cloud provider environment.
Experience working with python for network automation and network configuration management.
Experience with governance, risk, compliance, and security matters including collaborating with internal and external parties during audits and other compliance related activities.
Experience with Agile Project Management.
Familiarity with network vendor interactions.
Job: *Product Development
Title: Network Development Engineer (IC3) - OCI Network Production Engineering
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 20000PD3