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Network Reliability Engineer
TX - Dallas or Home Office Nationwide

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Digital Realty
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Build a progressive career at a large global, publicly traded, critical infrastructure enterprise

An understanding of carrier-class network infrastructure. Strong knowledge of Agile and DevOps. Experience working in fast-paced development environments, including experience in a data center environment. If that describes you, and you combine your expertise with strong communication and collaboration skills, the role of Network Reliability Engineer offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Be part of an important initiative and make an outsized contribution to new platform development and roll out.
  • Leverage the breadth of your experience and add to your skills by working with a top-tier team and supporting large-scale automated platforms.
  • Take ownership of a new role, added to support our strong growth and key initiative, and work with smart and talented professionals in development and on cross-functional teams. 
  • Build a progressive career at one of the world's largest data center solution providers.
  • Join a team of motivated and imaginative professionals who are building the next generation of collocation and scale offerings in cloud and data-centric solutions.
While our preference is that you're located in the Dallas area near our corporate offices, we will consider strong candidates located anywhere in the U.S.

Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create a unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.
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The Requirements
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Network Reliability Engineer opportunity, you will have:
  • 10+ years of operations and engineering experience 
  • 3 or more years of network engineering in scalable data center environments  Quick question for you - click here
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or another engineering discipline  Quick question for you - click here
  • Ability to understand high-level network design and impacts across the infrastructure relating to underlying hardware and software selection
  • Expertise in Layer 3 routing (BGP, IS-IS, etc) and Layer 2 switching (802.1Q, STP, etc) protocols
  • Must have experience working with automation tools (Ansible, Terraform, etc.) and building an automated network
  • Comfort in reading and writing Python (or equivalent language) to perform operational tasks
  • Strong experience working with Linux systems and tools
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies and DevOps
  • A basic understanding of software development tools (Github, Jenkins, etc.) and software development practices
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently on complex and unique enterprise engineering projects
  • General experience with public cloud providers (Google, Amazon, Azure) preferred
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to the Senior Director of Service Innovation, as Network Reliability Engineer (NRE), you will be responsible for deploying and maintaining all Digital Realty interconnection fabric network infrastructure. In the execution of your responsibilities, you will leverage a unique blend of network engineering, network operations, and software understanding through the application of engineering principles. You will focus on delivering operational discipline and embrace key operational principles including automation, agile development, and scripting.  Quick question for you - click here

Daily, you will serve as an important part of the Reliability Engineering Organization and work in tandem with other NREs and SREs to build and maintain the global network infrastructure. All of our roles have an interesting development focus. You will need a strong understanding of carrier class network infrastructure along with the ability to work hand-in-hand with the team, including directly with developers, and with the flow of the platform. Collaboration is key, as is your ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven development environment.

Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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Why Join Us
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High visibility
This is a strategic corporate initiative and your successes will be noticed both inside and outside of the team. Even more importantly, your successes will make a significant difference for our customers.

Growth without limits
We're growing fast and growing smart, including acquiring businesses that complement and strengthen our core offerings. We're already one of the largest players in our space, and ongoing growth will create opportunities for strong performers.

Entrepreneurial culture
We value collaboration and encourage innovation, and the organization is committed to providing employees the tools they need to excel and develop professionally.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary bonus potential, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes all you would expect plus some pleasant surprises, like multiple flexible spending plans, a generous company match on the 401(k) plan, and more.
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Road to Success
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The pace here is fast and change happens frequently at Essilor. Those who excel here truly enjoy the dynamic environment and remain agile and able to pivot. You also should be highly organized and able to multitask. Interpersonal skills also will be important, as you will work regularly with people in different functional areas. In addition, in order to be an outstanding Network Reliability Engineer, you will:
  • Serve a strong team player able to collaborate with and influence others
  • Understand the portal big picture goals and the detail needed to achieve them 
  • Combine analytical thinking with creativity in solving problems
  • Maintain an approachable presence and open line of communication between and among stakeholders
  • Make sound decisions even when you don't have all the information you would prefer to have
  • Ensure a diligent approach to accurate documentation
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Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at sgaskill@engage2excel.com.