Senior Network Engineer

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Job level
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
17 May 2023

About Databricks

All your data, analytics and AI on one lakehouse platform

Actively Hiring

While candidates in the listed locations are encouraged for this role, we are open to remote candidates in other locations.

At Databricks Information Technology, we are a product led organization transforming the way we work from how easy it is to use our IT services to the applications we develop that help us scale seamlessly in face of incredible growth.

The Corporate Engineering team is responsible for building / providing services and infrastructure that enable bricksters to be successful. A core area of focus for this role is Network Infrastructure and Automation.

Databricks is hiring an experienced Senior Network Engineer to help grow and scale our campus Network infrastructure and zero trust framework, as the company continues its hyper-growth. You will be a key member of the Corporate Engineering team to build out a scalable network infrastructure while building automation and meeting security and compliance needs . You will report to the Head of Corporate Engineering. You will come up to speed on existing capabilities as a foundation towards developing solutions at scale. This also is an opportunity to join a new sub team of Corporate Engineering focused on Network / Cloud infrastructure and related SRE functions.

The impact you will have:

  • You will manage Databricks LAN, WAN and VPN approach by designing and implementing highly available, redundant and low latency company campus networks.
  • You will provide infrastructure that is both secure and performant with focus on delivering amazing experiences for stakeholders through technologies such as SD-WAN and WIFI6 solutions.
  • You will develop and implement network automation for scale and predictability leveraging common languages and configuration as code such as Ansible and Terraform.
  • You will facilitate partnerships with security and compliance teams to ensure network is based on seamless security design
  • Assist Corporate Engineering leadership in Capacity Planning, driving outcomes and network roadmap through network analytics and stakeholder feedback.
  • Knowledge transfer, transparency, enablement and mentoring of other team members, vendors, including maintaining detailed system documentation, contributing towards monitoring and metrics for SRE functions and maintaining vendor relationships

What we look for:

  • 5+ years of experience or related experience in designing and building highly redundant network infrastructure for campus networks with an emphasis on ZeroTrust, SD-WAN and Wireless.
  • A strong candidate will demonstrate a deep understanding of OSI Layer and its application.
  • 5+ years of experience or related experience applying network and security principles within a cloud infrastructure deployment. Demonstrated experience in secure transport methods (SSH,TLS,IPSEC), IAM, VPCs and connectivity such as IaaS peering and VPN solutions.
  • Strong track record of delivering resilient network systems and services with a focus on delivering amazing experiences for end users.
  • Strong hands-on technical skills. Can drill deep into the complex network system design and implementation when needed. Familiarity with APIs and designing solutions to leverage interfaces to build network automation or capabilities such as dashboarding or monitoring.
  • Strong experience in previous implementations of Zscaler and Global Protect VPN solutions including implementation of network capabilities in AWS and hybrid scenarios.
  • Experience with Aruba wireless, NAC
  • Comfortable programming in languages such as Spark, Python, node.js, golang or Scala is ideal.


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Work headphones reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Mental wellness resources

About Databricks

Databricks is the lakehouse company. More than 7,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, H&M and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems.

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