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Senior Network Engineer

El Potrero, Puebla
Job Type
11 Jul 2024
About the team Join our dynamic network engineering team, a pivotal force behind Zillow Network's automation, maintenance, and management. This team ensures the seamless operation of Core network services, Network Monitoring tools, and Security infrastructure. Tasked with maintaining and automating 100% of the Network operations, we strive for innovative solutions to enhance the global end-user experience. With a mission to maximize uptime and build a next-generation, innovative, and self-healing network automation platform, we seek passionate individuals to join us in achieving and surpassing these ambitious goals. About the role

As a Sr. Network Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of network infrastructure management and development, collaborating closely with expert network architects and engineers. Your role involves monitoring and supporting the network infrastructure, automating repetitive tasks, optimizing efficiency, and exploring new cloud services and tools. You will directly influence our operational approach by bringing your experience and expertise, with the aim to iteratively enhance our network's reliability, cost-efficiency, and security.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As an individual contributor or member of a project team, support successful implementation of network automation projects, with a keen focus on enhancing capacity, scaling, performance, and security.

  • Conducts research, design, implement and document Network infrastructure automation solutions, and build standard practices across enterprise operations that enhance the operations and cost structures of the production environment

  • Support seamless operations of network and security infrastructure, equipment, services, and monitoring tools

  • Provide technical input to the overall architectural and operational discussions around network infrastructure, automation and tools

  • Participate in and suggest improvements to standards configuration, change management processes and practices

  • Develop test plans, implementation plans, and project timelines for various projects and tasks

  • Act as a network developer to create innovative solutions and write Python and Ansible code on a daily basis

  • Proactively identify and resolve key technical issues

  • Stay up to date with the latest DevOps technologies and best practices

  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation and provide incident response support as needed

  • Perform other reasonable duties as required for this position

This role has been categorized as a teleworker position. Teleworkers do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and instead, work from a physical location of their choice which must be identified to the Company. Employees may live in any part of Mexico, but preferably in Mexico City, as we would encourage attendance for occasional in-office events.

In addition to a competitive base salary and benefits, this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location.

Who you are
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical field, or equivalent certification

  • 7+ years of experience as a Network Engineer with a focus on designing, implementing and troubleshooting complex networking solutions

  • Proficiency in IPv6 and network automation using tools such as Ansible, Python, Terraform, and others

  • Experience with cloud security (eg, AWS, Azure, GCP) and infrastructure automation across multi-cloud environments

  • Demonstrated ability to work with DevOps, CI/CD, Agile methodologies, cloud-native deployment tooling and a test-driven culture

  • Strong foundation in networking (Juniper/Cisco and non-Cisco) technologies, with a keen interest in automating network operations

  • Ability to travel 10-20% of the time

Technical Skills:

  • Certifications in network/security technologies (eg, CCNP, CISSP, Cisco DevNet, JNCIP)

  • Certification in cloud providers - AWS, GCP (eg, AWS Advanced Networking Specialty, AWS Security Specialty, AWS Solutions Architect Associate etc)

  • Experience with large scale AWS networking, IPv6, SASE/SSE, Juniper firewalls, and Infrastructure as Code for cloud network components

  • Knowledge of Linux platforms, container technologies (Kubernetes, Docker), and interfacing with cloud infrastructure via APIs

  • A proactive approach to problem-solving, with a track record of identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks and improvement areas.

  • Experience in researching emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products and synthesizing into clear technology roadmaps and strategies.

Get to know us

Zillow is reimagining real estate to make it easier to unlock life's next chapter.

As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow® and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do is helping people move from dreaming to transacting - and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making this vision a reality.

Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, and a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging. We're also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don't just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022 list, Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, honoring the Best Places to Work in 2022, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 2022, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index and Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality 2022, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, and gender identity. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact your recruiter directly.

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  • Job Reference: 1384663653-2
  • Date Posted: 11 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Zillow
  • Location: El Potrero, Puebla
  • Salary: On Application
  • Role: DevOps, Frontend, Gaming, Go, Java, Mobile, Other, PHP, Project Management, Python, R, Ruby, SAP, Scala, Security, Testing
  • Job Type: Permanent