Network Automation Engineer
Vector NZ
Auckland City, AUK
1d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandWho we areWe’re on a mission to reinvent the way homes, cities and communities are powered.Our people are creating a new energy future where power will flow through brilliant infrastructure, smart technology and clever systems.

It’s all about providing greater access to more affordable, reliable, sustainable energy.Electric vehicles, renewables and next-gen batteries will all play a part.

But it’s more than that; to truly shift the dial on decarbonisation we need the best and the brightest to capitalise on the convergence of technology, sustainability and customer focus that forms the basis of our strategy.

We’ve done great things already, join us and help us do even more.About the roleAt Vector Fibre we are transforming our operational model using innovative technology platforms to better serve our customers and operate our networks.

Hence, we need a Network Automation Engineer to help lead the automation of business as usual NetOps tasks across both system and network facing infrastructure.

Main function of this role is to design, develop, test, document and maintain tools and scripts for managing the network infrastructure and services.

ResponsibilitiesWorking end to end with NetOps, Architects and Product teams to understand and document a process to identify and implement automation solutions where logicalDesign, develop, deliver and own tools to solve complex network management and monitoring tasksservice modelsdevice templatesmonitoring of network healthdeploying / auditing distributed configuration across multi-vendor network devicesautomation of change management e.

g. device upgradeWrite proper documentation and tests for all toolsHelp embed a culture of automation within the wider companyAssist in mentoring of junior staffTechnology we usePythonLinuxYANG based model driven orchestratorsIOS, XE, XR & Various other CLI managed OsesNETCONF, SNMP, NETFLOW, SyslogServiceNowAbout YouExperience working for a Network Service Provider or Telco (3+ years)Strong Python experience (3+ years) in a production environmentSound knowledge of the SDLCVersion Control systems e.

g. GitlabProficient with Linux (RHEL, CentOS)Good understanding of networking and in a Service Provider context eg. (MPLS VPN services, TCP / IP fundamentals, switching and routing)Good understanding of legacy management interfaces CLI, SNMP and modern interfaces such as NETCONF, ReSTCONFAbility to develop secure, scalable network automation tools from the ground up as needed.

Strong desire to continue learning and developing skillsAttention to detailPrevious experience with Flask / Django & J2Experience Distributing / Scaling of toolsAdvanced knowledge of routing protocolsPrevious experience with model driven orchestratorsPrior experience with Cloud services in AWSWhat we can offer youWe take pride in our vision and values, working together to create a new energy future.

You'll be joining a dynamic company that provides the ideal career environment for individuals with high calibre experience and skills.

You'll be offered a competitive salary, a range of great benefits, and the opportunity to grow your skills and make a real difference in a supportive, high-performing team.

Vector engages a workforce made up of individuals with diverse skills, values, backgrounds and experiences. Vector respects and values people who are different from each other, including gender, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, race and religion.

We welcome applications from all individuals.

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