Lead Engineer - LAN Automation

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Nov 29, 2017
Dec 21, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time

Join our Connectivity Engineering team and build world class technology solutions. Our team is looking for an innovative and results focused engineer to help us develop the next generation of LAN connectivity for the enterprise. This position focuses on programmatic methods for deployment and management of our infrastructure and services (NetDevOps), developing and implementing a LAN strategy, and ensuring operating efficiencies across the environment through automation.  This includes development, deployment, and management work for 10's of thousands LAN switching platforms.  You will have the opportunity to work with multiple teams, architects and leaders to ensure the systems will enable the future of edge access for our Guests and Team Members.

Use and enhance your skills, experience and talents as part of an innovative and visionary team.  As a LAN Engineer, you'll…

  • Lead and participate in construction, automation, and implementation activities ensuring successful implementation while meeting architectural and operational requirements
  • Apply experiences to build and improve automation of LAN switch implementation and management practices, including CI/CD enablement
  • Transform management/monitoring solutions using a combination of packaged and open source tech to provide improved health and status visibility
  • Contribute to roadmaps and standards for the LAN switching platforms and  related technologies
  • Participate in preventative maintenance strategies, troubleshooting and aid in quickly resolving problems to ensure infrastructure and app stability
  • Work with multiple teams, leaders and architects to ensure systems are aligned with overall IT policies and architectural standards 


  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 7-10+ years total work experience
  • Possess a growth mindset, ready to learn and help transform technology
  • Self-motivated individual willing to drive results and work with other team members to build amazing solutions
  • Has in-depth knowledge of technical approaches in design, build, testing, debugging problems
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise and stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education


  • Extensive experience automating in Python, Ansible using API (RESTCONF) and CLI
  • Strong experience utilizing CI/CD technologies (Git, Chef, Jenkins, Drone, Docker, Vagrant, Kubernetes, Spinnaker)
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and analytics tools (Sensu, ELK, Telegraf/Influx, Grafana)
  • Experience creating secure infrastructure through automation
  • Ability and interest to mentor peers and junior engineers
  • Hands-On experience managing large LAN environments (e.g. CCNP/CCIE)
  • Experience working in a DevOps/Agile environment
  • Exposure to web development technologies (JavaScript, React, Material Design)

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