3 years of experience in IP networking in a production environment.
Experience in network routing protocol design and troubleshooting in BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, and MPLS.
Experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Go, or Python.
Experience with network equipment providers (Juniper, Cisco, Arista, Nokia, etc.).
3 years of experience with a service provider or hyperscale network in engineering or design roles.
Experience developing networking products, technologies, software, and protocols.
Experience in substantial operation with carrier-class routers and switches.
Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks.
Interest in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
About the job
Google is proud to boast a network that provides service to millions of Internet users around the world. The Network Engineering team is responsible for operating that network reliably and at scale. As a member of the team, you have a direct impact on design and feature enhancements to keep our systems running smoothly. You also ensure that network operations are safe and efficient by monitoring network performance, coordinating planned maintenance, adjusting hardware components and responding to network connectivity issues. Google’s complex network generates a constant stream of challenges which require you to continually be innovative with an evolving set of technologies. Keeping the network reliable ensures that our users stay connected with our suite of applications, products and services.
In this role, you will focus on the attachment between the Core network and the compute equipment in Google data centers.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google’s product portfolio possible. We’re proud to be our engineers’ engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
The US base salary range for this full-time position is $114,000-$173,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.
Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of networks from inception and design, to qualification and validation, through deployment, operation, and optimization.
Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
Work with other team members and groups to analyze requirements or potential problems and proactively develop solutions and policy recommendations.
Partner with internal application groups and design network infrastructure which meets their networking requirements.
Lead development of production network infrastructure through published engineering design documents and specifications, lead the requirement analysis, engineering design, and solution development of Google production network infrastructure.
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