Network Engineer
London, UK
6d ago

Google is proud to boast a network that provides service to millions of Internet users around the world. The Network Engineering team is responsible for operating that network reliably and at scale.

As a member of the team, you have a direct impact on design and feature enhancements to keep our systems running smoothly.

You also ensure that network operations are safe and efficient by monitoring network performance, coordinating planned maintenance, adjusting hardware components and responding to network connectivity issues.

Google's complex network generates a constant stream of challenges which require you to continually be innovative with an evolving set of technologies.

Keeping the network reliable ensures that our users stay connected with our suite of applications, products and services.

As a Google Enterprise Network Engineer, you'll be responsible for the network infrastructure design and features to keep our systems running smoothly.

You will partner closely with network operations and deployment to ensure the designs and solutions are safe, efficient and address our user's requirements.

You will make continual improvements to ensure Google’s network infrastructure meets the needs of our users.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running.

From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible.

We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.


  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of the Google Enterprise Network from inception and design, to qualification and validation, through deployment, operation and optimization.
  • Scale systems sustainably through tools and automation, and evolve systems by driving change that improves reliability and velocity.
  • Work with other teams to analyze requirements or potential problems and proactively develop solutions and policy recommendations.
  • Lead development of Google’s Enterprise Network infrastructure through published engineering design documents and specifications.
  • Lead the requirement analysis, engineering design, and solution development of Google’s enterprise network infrastructure.
  • Minimum qualifications :

  • Experience with multiple of the following technologies / protocols : MPLS-TE / SR, BGP, EVPN, MACSec, SDN, IPv6.
  • Experience developing networking products, technologies, software and protocols.
  • Experience with a global service provider or hyper-scale network in engineering or design roles.
  • Preferred qualifications :

  • Experience with programming / scripting in Python and / or Go.
  • Experience in leading industry and vendor roadmaps with innovative new solutions.
  • Experience with Service Provider or Enterprise network design and operations in a global environment.
  • Experience working within a Linux environment.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach with excellent communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
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