Senior Network Engineer, London // Netflix

December 3, 2019

Netflix has been changing the way people watch shows and movies. We strive to deliver a great Netflix viewing experience in over 190 countries so our customers can watch whatever, whenever, interruption-free. Join us to help Netflix grow into the world’s leading producer of premium content. Our Infrastructure Network Engineering team designs, builds and operates networks to connect our internal users, creatives, production teams and partners around the world. We are looking for an experienced Senior Network Engineer that can bring a broad set technical skills and experience to the team to support our expansion across offices, studios, and locations across the globe.

Job Description

  • Work with your team members to design, deploy, operate and maintain network infrastructure deployed in locations worldwide
  • Work with internal and external partners, carriers, facility operators and our hardware vendors to design and operate the network (circuit, cross-connect, hardware deployment and TAC case management)
  • Collaborate with members of the Open Connect team to implement and support wide area network connectivity while providing constructive feedback
  • Work cross-functionally with internal teams and vendors to manage our continuous growth around the globe, with a strong focus on maintaining the high level of availability for our users
  • Collaborate with the network tools team to develop a high level of automation for day-to-day activities

Professional Qualifications

  • At least 7 years of relevant professional experience
  • Expert level at large scale multi-vendor networks (Arista, Cisco, Juniper)
  • Strong understanding of IP routing, particularly BGP, ISIS and OSPF
  • Strong knowledge of wireless networking design and deployment
  • Familiar with partner relationships, including a deep understanding of how networks interconnect and how to manage vendors providing services
  • Comfortable with QoS and VXLAN technologies
  • Comfortable with automation; our scale is going to require a lot of it, we use some CLI and work with both internal and open-source tools

Organizational Qualifications

  • Self organize, drive cross-functional projects with our partners in Open Connect, Tech Ops, AV tech, studio and corporate real estate
  • See a problem or opportunity, take ownership and act on it independently
  • Collaborate and mange efforts with peers and teams across responsibility areas, languages, geography and time zones
  • Be a self-starter, curious and not afraid to ask when in doubt
  • Write technical documentation (diagrams / templates) and be rigorous about maintaining it

Additional Requirements

  • On-call rotation
  • Limited travel (quarterly offsites / conferences)
  • Experience working in media and studio environments is a plus
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