Google – Network Engineer, WAN

August 13, 2023
Google – Network Engineer, WAN

Job Description

Minimum qualifications:
4 years of experience in relevant field in the following technologies/protocols: 802.1X, MC-LAG, BGP, EVPN, MACSec, MPLS, SDWAN, IP Routing Policy
Experience in one of the following: Python or Go
Experience with Linux

Preferred qualifications:
Expert level certifications (CCIE/CCDE/JNCIE)
Experience with large enterprise network design and operations in a global environment
Experience in working in a multi-vendor environment
Expertise 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

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.

Be responsible for development of solutions for Google’s Wide Area Enterprise network, executing qualification and validation through deployment, operation, and optimization
Scale systems sustainably through tools and automation, and evolve systems by driving change that improves reliability and velocity
Work with other teams to analyze requirements or potential problems and proactively develop solutions and policy recommendations
Lead development of Google’s Enterprise Network infrastructure through published engineering design documents and specifications. Lead the requirement analysis, engineering design, and solution development of Google’s enterprise network infrastructure.