Google

Network Engineer, OpenConfig, Global Networking

Google

July 22, 2021

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location for this position from the following: Sunnyvale, CA, USA; Cambridge, MA, USA; Thornton, CO, USA
Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of technical leadership in networking software development.
  • 9 years of experience in networking industry.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Master's or PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working in network standards forums, such as OpenConfig and Streaming Telemetry.
  • Expertise in network operations with large internet or cloud providers.
  • Strong network engineering and software engineering skills, including algorithm design, data modeling, and implementation.
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.
B2 is Google's global user-facing backbone network, connecting our data centers to the Internet and to the world, serving all of Google and Google Cloud's services. B2-Dev is the engineering team that designs, engineers, and operates B2. With a fully intent-driven and automation-operated network, Google has been contributing innovation in a number of areas, and one of which is in leadership and execution on OpenConfig as a vendor-neutral device configuration and telemetry language and schema.
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.
Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership to the execution of OpenConfig as the vendor-neutral configuration platform.
  • Consult with internal teams on the use of OpenConfig.
  • Contribute to open source repositories of OpenConfig and review contributions.
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