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Network Engineer

Company:, Inc.
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Come help us change the world on Project Kuiper! We are looking for a Network Engineer, who is hands-on, skilled in leading network security and availability for partner teams across several internal groups and geographic regions. The successful candidate is familiar with networking architecture design and will be an innovative leader, who is passionate about providing the best possible customer experience while maintaining a high security bar. Setting high standards and relentlessly driving them until we meet and exceed our teams' expectations is essential for this position.

A day in the life

In this role you are the end-to-end owner of Project Kuiper's facility network infrastructure, inclusive of the manufacturing and lab environments. You design and manage network security frameworks to support both environments. You own the greenfield network implementation of Project Kuiper's manufacturing environment, inclusive of AWS integration. You own Information security and network reliability and they are at the core of your thought processes.

About the hiring group

Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband network connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

Job responsibilities

  • Design and manage lab network security framework including remote access, local firewalls, Access Control Lists, VLANs, and monitoring and alarming for anomalies.
  • Build tooling to audit and monitoring device behavior.
  • Design and build network automation and auto remediation.
  • Build network governance model including approved use policies and maintain compliance with corporate information standards.
  • Partnering with internal teams, gathering requirements, and build solutions to support new manufacturing equipment integration with Kuiper LAN.
  • Work across Kuiper and greater Amazon organizations to deploy and integrate networking infrastructure.
  • Monitor and forecast bandwidth usage and escalate against capacity constraints.
  • Integrate infrastructure with AWS Direct Connect services.
  • Create and maintain documentation, configuration, drawings and standard operating procedures.

Export Control Requirement:

Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in IP networking and application of IP protocols.
  • 5+ years of experience in large internet network traffic engineering.
  • Transit and Peering provider knowledge including certain unique geographical challenges.
  • Expertise with major router technologies; specifically, a deep technical understanding of all internal hardware components and experience with router system design.
  • Background with high availability, high performance compute, large-scale networks and network design and architecture is highly preferred.
  • Automation skills,Unix/Linux skills and the ability to code in any of Python, Perl, shell, C or C++ is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience automating and managing networks (automated provisioning, remote configuration, traffic control, software defined networks etc.)
  • Experience in statistical analysis and data analytics.

Keywords:, Inc., Redmond , Network Engineer, Other , Redmond, Washington

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