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Senior Network Engineer Bay Area



California, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023

About Us:

Fortanix is a dynamic start-up solving some of the world’s most demanding data protection challenges for companies and governments around the world. Our disruptive technology maintains data privacy across its entire lifecycle -- at rest, in motion, and in use across any enterprise IT infrastructure -- public cloud, on-premise, hybrid cloud, and SaaS.

With key strategic partners like Microsoft, Intel, ServiceNow, and Snowflake, Fortanix customers like PayPal, Google & Adidas are reaping the benefits. Recognized by Gartner as a “Cool Vendor”, Fortanix is revolutionizing cyber security.

Join the revolution!

Why work with us?

We're seeking passionate people to work with us to change the very idea of how people use cloud computing. We take pride in making Fortanix a great place to work. Coworkers recognize that great ideas can come from anyone, and everyone is encouraged to jump in, contribute, and ask questions.

In tackling the hardest problems, we believe that working together will produce better solutions!

You Will:

  • Contribute to data center architecture planning, design of new networking layouts (20%)
  • Contribute to the reliability, performance, supportability and security of our production and development infrastructure (20%)
  • Work closely with our development, CloudOps and customer success teams to implement private/public cloud environments (10%)
  • Be responsible for configuration management and monitoring of network infrastructure (30%)
  • Participate in on-call rotation (10%)
  • Contribute to a friendly and helpful company culture 10%
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer/engineering-related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in network engineering
  • Experience in cloud network infrastructure design, configuration, and operation.
  • Networking experience in router and switch configuration including but not limited to BGP, vlanning, TCP/UDP, load balancing, firewalling, IPSEC, NAT, etc.
  • Experience with Juniper networking equipment, specifically JunOS, is a plus but not required
  • Strong understanding and experience with Linux
  • Experience with scripting such as bash, python, or perl
  • Excellent technical writing and communications skills

    What we offer:

    • We offer a collaborative work environment, amazing equity, great benefits, competitive salary, and the opportunity to redefine cloud computing.
    • Unlimited PTO (it’s between you and your work!)
    • Friendly culture that brings the best out of everybody
    • 401k (no matching)

    Fortanix is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace with equal opportunity for all applicants and teammates. Our goal is to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other status. If you’re interested in working in a fast-growing, exciting working environment – we encourage you to apply!