Network Automation Engineer
Megaport
Brisbane
5d ago

Network Automation Engineer

BrisbaneNetwork Operations Network OperationsFull-timeApply for this job About Megaport Megaport launched the networking revolution that’s changing the way people, enterprises, and services interconnect globally.

Our customers have fast, flexible, and secure access to a network that spans North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe and connects them toleading partners like Microsoft, Google, AWS, Oracle, Alibaba, IBM, and Salesforce.

At the heart of it, we make connectivity easy. We’ve taken the old-school, complicated, and time-consuming networking process and created an innovative solution.

With high-achieving and motivated people, seriously smart tech, and a leading brand, it’s a great time to join the Megaport team.

Our Team Culture Join a team of high achievers who are innovating the next-generation technologies of the networking industry.

Work alongside experts in the dynamic areas of SDN development, elastic bandwidth solutions, cloud services integration, full-

service delivery automation, and total network automation. Help us drive our global expansion to achieve greater reach in worldwide markets.

Be part of a fast-paced and ever-changing workplace where collaboration and acceleration are the keys to success. Bring your authentic self to work and make a difference within our rapidly-

growing global company which is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, with team members located across Asia Pacific, North America, Canada and Europe.

What You Will Be Doing This role will be part of the team working on our network automation software. This software is the core of our business, empowering our users to control their network resources in real time.

A successful applicant will work with the engineering team to deliver support and enhancements to our set of automation tools.

Key tasks

  • Contributing to our existing Perl code base powering our network automation systems and internal toolset. Implement code using a modular approach with automated testing and reporting on code coverage
  • Maintain current provisioning tools; additionally improve tools by extending support for additional vendors
  • Collecting, aggregating and optimising large volumes of network analytics data to determine trends and usage patterns in order to optimise network bandwidth and allocation.
  • Contribute to the development of monitoring tools that show real time network usage (& historic usage data) for clients
  • Documenting the processes, systems and code that you help design and build
  • Evaluate new technology and provide guidance on best practices
  • Participate in Megaport's agile development process
  • What We Are Looking For

  • Demonstrable experience building software using Perl and frameworks like Mojolicious
  • Working knowledge of using distributed datastores and NoSQL (Cassandra or similar)
  • Experience working with relational databases using SQL (PostgreSQL or similar)
  • Experience implementing automated testing procedures on a large scale project
  • Passionate about writing reusable modular code that empowers other developers to work faster and smarter
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to continuously improve yourself
  • Determined to automate as much as possible so you can focus on the bigger picture
  • Evangelise the benefits of creative software development within the business
  • You take pride in the work you do and strive to see work through to completion
  • Demonstrated collaboration and communication skills
  • An ability to reason logically, question appropriately and present technical information clearly and concisely
  • An agile mindset with the ability to work in a transparent and collaborative manner
  • Desirable : Experience in other languages such as Python
  • Desirable : Knowledge and understanding of Cloud Service Providers
  • Desirable : Understanding of Networking Technologies e.g. IPv4 and IPv6 networks, ethernet switching technologies, IP routing and forwarding
  • Bonus : Operational experience working with network datasets, primarily SNMP & sFlow outputs
  • Bonus : An active GitHub account / examples of prior work
  • What We Offer

  • Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
  • Motivated team of industry experts and new talent
  • Flexible working environments with the ability to do your job from anywhere
  • Cutting-edge software to drive efficient communication and collaboration
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Celebrated success with Legend’ and Kudos’ Awards
  • Health and wellness program and full social calendar
  • Opportunity to make a difference
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