Staff Network Engineer Posts by Google

February 22, 2024
Staff Network Engineer Posts by Google

Job Description

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.

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.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Network Engineering, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in the Networking Design and Network Test Automation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in design and implement LAB network matching production environment, tooling for configuration and debug of devices, and design tests to verify interoperability between vendor gears.
  • Knowledge of the major phases and activities of a software test cycle and the types of errors that can be addressed by testing components and products, including knowledge of differences and considerations for each test phase and familiarity with common tests for each of the major phases of software development.


  • Define and describe network problems, write documents to describe test plans and procedures, execute and publish results of test plans, or process documentation for Google-wide use.
  • Own outcomes for multiple large projects or a single mission-critical project as a key individual contributor and by influencing the contributions of others.
  • Develop project roadmap, establish project goals, coordinate resources, and provide technical leadership, in line with long-term objectives, with direction from executive leaders where needed.
  • Mentor and act as a technical resource for junior team members (e.g., guide others on feature testing, advise on integration of technical efforts and strategic approach to test design).
  • Review test plans with the team and participate in cross-functional reviews with related teams which cover test plans and test results.