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Software Engineer Network Automation



Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA · San Antonio, TX, USA · Houston, TX, USA · Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Job Title: Software Engineer Network Automation

Location: EU/UK/US (remote)

About GTT:

GTT provides secure global connectivity, improving network performance and agility for your people, places, applications, and clouds. We operate a global Tier 1 internet network and provide a comprehensive suite of cloud networking and managed solutions that utilize advanced software-defined networking and security technologies.

We serve thousands of businesses with a portfolio that includes SD-WAN and other WAN services, internet, security, and voice services. Our customers benefit from a customer-first service experience underpinned by our commitment to operational excellence. For more information on GTT, please visit www.gtt.net.

Role Summary:

GTT operates a global Tier1 IP network connecting to any location in the world and with any application in the cloud. Our Network Information System collects complex and comprehensive information from the network, on average processing over 300 Mbit/second of network data in real time. The information is presented to users and systems through an HTML 5 frontend and restful APIs. Our network automation system automates and orchestrates network services throughout the entire lifecycle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Development of the automation platform, design and implementation of network- and business-centric workflows and automation

* Support users of the automation platform and APIs

* Defend system availability in case of failures

* System administration and maintenance

* Maintain user, system and source code documentation

* Generate data reports

* Participate in Development and Improvement of Network Operations, Inventory and Planning Systems

* Participate in Development of user frontends and backends, define and review user requirements

Required Experience/Qualifications:

* Profound knowledge with Network Protocols (IP, MPLS, BGP, OSPF or ISIS, SNMP, XML) and platforms (Cisco, Juniper, FortiGate), Linux and system-level and network centric software development

* Ability to read and understand source code

* Knowledge of Go

*Familiarity with a functional programming language (e.g.Erlang)

*JavaScript and HTML5 a plus

* Understand high availability system requirements

* Good English skills – written and spoken, German a plus

Desirable Experience/Qualifications:

* Ability to fully comprehend complex systems with a distributed architecture

* Excellent communication skills

* Entrepreneurial way of thinking

* Ability to work self-dependent

Hours/Travel/Shift/Physical Requirements:

  • Standard business hours M-F.

Core Competencies

  • Problem Solving: Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply knowledge of problem solving appropriately to diverse situations.
  • Teamwork: Knowledge of the necessity and value of teamwork; experience with; ability to work cooperatively towards shared goals and being supportive of others at all levels.
  • Application Programming Interfaces (API's): Knowledge of application programming interfaces (APIs); ability to write, test, and debug APIs.
  • Software Development: Knowledge of software development tools and activities; ability to produce software products or systems in line with product requirements.
  • Software Integration Engineering: Knowledge of software integration processes and functions; ability to design, develop and maintain interfaces and linkage to alternative platforms and software packages.
  • Software Product Design/Architecture: Knowledge of software product design; ability to convert market requirements into the software product design.
  • Implementation: Knowledge of how to run applications for organizations; ability to implement application software within an organization and help end-users perform specific tasks (ex: accounting or graphic design).
  • System and Technology Integration: Knowledge of the features and facilities of systems; ability to integrate and communicate among applications, databases and technology platforms.
  • Technical Troubleshooting: Knowledge of technical troubleshooting approaches, tools and techniques; ability to anticipate, recognize, and resolve technical issues on hardware, software, application or operation.

Universal Competencies

  • Continuous Improvement: Knowledge of transformation initiatives to drive fundamental changes, enhance responsiveness and efficiency to core business practices. Ability to drive cultural changes from best effort to results oriented.
  • Customer First (Non-Customer Facing): Knowledge of internal customer interactions, creating a culture of accountability, collaboration, and partnership. Ability to build an environment supporting internal customer value creation at every level.
  • Operational Excellence: Understanding the system-driven processes for consistency and scalability. Ability to re-focus processes and systems from integration activity to maximizing a positive customer impact and anticipating future trends.

EEO Statement

GTT provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GTT complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

GTT expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GTT’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.