Engineer, Network Automation

Company Details

Take Your Story Anywhere. With SES.

Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas

  • You will participate in the design of the SES Core Transport Networks technologies and its associated provisioning and assurance systems, including, but not limited: validation of technical requirements, assessment of network services from automation perspective
  • In-time implementation of network and service automation systems and packages
  • You will be responsible for proactive maintenance of network and service automation systems and packages, through upgrades and preventive maintenances and for reactive maintenance via Level 3 network engineering support to Network Operations staff during office hours and on-call by rotation during out of business hours
  • Participate and responsible for Core Network Engineering in-time delivery in cross-functional and company strategic projects
  • Interact with all stakeholders in the infrastructure and service delivery process
  • Subject-matter expert in automation and assurance systems and technologies deployed in the Core Transport Networks
  • Delivering on complex and highly scalable software projects with NSO using defined design and methodologies
  • Learn, understand and automate key networking technologies and services
  • Understand customer use cases and requirements and develop APIs and abstract models in YANG and implement reliable and scalable models and mapping mechanisms to multiple underlying platforms
  • Focus on backend development using YANG and Open source and third-party components
  • You have the ability and dream to constantly learn ground-breaking software and networking technologies and can apply them in the Agile development process


  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to manage complex projects and major network implementations and to deliver results with limited supervision; both in business as usual and under time constraints and limited input
  • Ability to understand and deliver on company goals and to coordinate business requirements and day to day tasks, both autonomously and in interdisciplinary teams, with a focus on the end customer experience
  • Good communication skills, including good documentation and report writing skills and ability to work collaboratively with fellow team members
  • Willingness to explore next-generation solutions and technologies and for continuous technical learning

Qualification & Experience

  • University degree in Electronics/Engineering/IT or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in IP networking and LAN/WAN technologies including but not limited to Layer 2 & 3, network architecture and design
  • At least 3 years of experience in Service Provider networks
  • At least of 3 years of experience developing automation with Cisco NSO
  • Proven track record in design, implementation, and support of high availability IP/MPLS networks in the Service Provider domain along with associated security, traffic management and monitoring systems; Building experience in Multicast
  • Cisco certified at professional level (Service Provider track, CCNP-SP); CCIE SP, as well as additional vendor certifications are an asset
  • Good knowledge in OSPF, MPLS, BGP, MPLS services is a must; Building experience on MPLS-TE, RSVP, Multicast and multicast VPN
  • Building experience in Cisco IOS XR and Juniper JUNOS
  • Able to read, write and debug Shell code and other scripting languages (e.g. Perl, PHP, Python)
  • Experience developing with technologies such as NETCONF, YANG, JSON, REST, RESTCONF
  • Experience with Assurance systems
  • Experience with Azure cloud infrastructure.

Other Key Requirements / Comments

  • This position may require scheduled On-Call standby and support during regular out-of-office hours (according to the applicable On-Call policy).
  • This position requires to travel internationally from time to time.

What’s in it for you: 

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • Access to Microsoft Azure training suite
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programmes (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

Good to know: 

SES is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. 

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