Lead Site Reliability Engineer, Cloud Networking

San Francisco, CA; Austin, Texas

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Posted 3 weeks ago

About ThousandEyes

ThousandEyes, a part of Cisco, empowers enterprises to see, understand and improve digital experiences for their customers and employees. The ThousandEyes cloud platform offers unmatched vantage points throughout the global Internet and cloud providers, delivering immediate visibility into the digital experience for every user, application, website or service, over any network. ThousandEyes is central to the global operations of the world's largest and fastest growing brands, including Comcast, eBay, HP, 120+ of the Global 2000, 65+ of the Fortune 500, 6 of the 7 top US banks, and 20 of the 25 top SaaS companies.

Gain experience with every cloud on the market, working at ThousandEyes, a part of Cisco! Our product is meant for networking specialists and we know what a good one is like! Come join us!

Engineering at ThousandEyes

At ThousandEyes, we use cutting-edge technologies and innovative techniques to study and visualize networks on a global scale. ThousandEyes engineers are focused on continuous improvement -- of our product, our codebase, our knowledge, and our skills. We believe in innovation, simplicity, and elegance. We work in small, cross-functional teams where everyone has a voice.

Learn more about engineering at ThousandEyes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9a_c8yJyzc

About the Role

This role is the technical leader for the Production Systems Infrastructure team. We’re looking for a talented and highly proficient Site Reliability Engineer with a networking background.  As a Lead Site Reliability Engineer on this team you will be providing technical leadership to the team and ensuring the team reliably builds and operates infrastructure and networks, as a code, that scale and keep the ThousandEyes platform always available.


Site Reliability Engineers at ThousandEyes are responsible for building and operating our production network, ensuring network scalability and reliability across many cloud providers as well as our world-spanning network of monitoring systems as well as developing and deploying tools to help manage and monitor our network. ThousandEyes has major products based on BGP, and having skilled networking specialists is essential.

Apply for this role if you:
  • Have 8+ years of experience building and operating infrastructure and networks
  • Are a fast learner and comfortable working with new technologies
  • Are an expert on AWS networking solutions such as VPCs, Elastic IPs, Elastic Network Interfaces, Global Accelerator, Security Groups, etc.
  • Have an exceptional understanding of network fundamentals, BGP, DNS, TCP/IP, and the inner workings of the HTTP protocol.
  • Have an understanding of Kubernetes networking paradigms - Flannel, Istio etc. 
  • Know Terraform or a similar language
  • Are proficient in writing scripts and developing automation
  • Experience with DDOS mitigation techniques
  • Experience with multi-region networking design
  • IDS, IPS & Cloud Network Hardening
  • Go, Python 
  • TLS
Our infrastructure technology stack:
  • AWS
  • Kubernetes
  • Ansible
  • Terraform
  • Puppet
  • Prometheus
  • Quagga/GoBGP
Job tags: Ansible AWS Go Kubernetes Prometheus Puppet Python Terraform
Job region(s): North America
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