Job Description :
any visa/tax term

Network Devops Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA

6 months+ Contract


The primary responsibility of the candidate will be to develop and maintain
Network Automation using Ansible for the Equinix Network Provisioning
Software Platform.
Using the Southbound APIs to interact with Network Elements, SDN software
and Infrastructure.
Design, develop, test and maintain network provisioning, and automation
systems, with a specific focus on supporting customer facing network
Work with Network Architecture, Network Engineering, Software Development
and NOC Teams to develop requirements and timelines for new features and
Coordinate with Application teams to define and implement interfaces
between the Business Applications and Provisioning subsystem.
Propose solutions for developing scalable and highly available network
software applications used in the management of data center network

Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor''s Degree or equivalent.
5+ years experience with networking devices and network management
application development
Experience with Cisco/Tail-f NSO is desired
Netconf, XML, Yang, SNMP experience is required
Experience with various development frameworks/technologies such as:
Ansible/Ansible Tower
Restful API
Experience automating SDN/NFV/NFVI Infrastructure is desired.
IP fundamentals, IP subnetting, SNMP and BGP experience are very desired
Good Understanding of L2 switching and/or L3 forwarding and routing
Good Knowledge of the SDN/NFV, OpenStack, SDN Controller concepts
Delivers within timelines based on high quality and sustainable results
Self-motivated team player
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
I would like to get the following questions answered by the candidates
before you submit the resume.
1. Please share in few words on projects/experience using Networking
Devices (Switches/Routers, L2 or L3 Protocols, using CLI Configuration
2. List your experience in building RESTful APIs
3. List your experience in using Southbound Network Device APIs
(Netconf/Yang/SNMP/Device APIs/CLI Scripts
4. List your projects or experience or knowledge on Software Defined
Networking or Network Virtulization
5. List your projects or experience or knowledge on using Cisco NSO
(Network Services Orchestrator) or Tail-f NCS? Or any similar Network
Orchestration Tools