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Senior Network Engineer, Global Backbone in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/17/2019

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 267 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Network Backbone Engineer

As a Network Backbone Engineer, you will have primary responsibility for the growth and stable functionality in a large multi-national backbone connecting customers, merchants, partners, business services, and business units to core PayPal services.  One key to success in our Network Engineering positions is the ability to champion and adopt automation into everything we do from deployment, to monitoring, to trouble mitigation, to decommissioning.

Job Description:
Backbone/WAN Engineer
Responsible for a global network with POPs in multiple continents and a number of regional datacenters mostly based in the US
Ensure security and high-availability in network designs with emphasis on proper segmentation and control with Extranets and other business services
Interface with worldwide teams to skillfully execute inter-networking tasks and projects on a large and growing enterprise LAN and WAN environment.
Be equally versed and adaptable in large-scale enterprise web application stack infrastructures and public cloud environments.
Proven ability to troubleshoot and drive root cause determination in a variety of network issues.
Be an effective escalation resource for our Network Operations staff, including handling a week-long 24x7 on-call shift

Job Skills:

3-7 years minimum Service Provider networking experience working with both internal and external customers.
JNCP-SP similar certifications from other leading vendors with equivalent work experience.
In-depth switching and routing knowledge in JUNOS is a must, and possessing good working experience of leading products from multiple vendors including IOS, NX-OS, EOS is a plus.
In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6, packet capture and flow analysis.
Extensive experience with BGP, ISIS, MPLS in a Service Provider environment.
Understanding of telco/WAN circuits and associated troubleshooting with carriers.
Network Automation Scripting or programming skills using Python or PERL/C/C++is a big plus.
Very familiar with Linux/Unix/FreeBSD, Open-Source NMS tools, Windows.
Able to work on individual tasks as well as larger team initiatives.
Familiarity with workflow ticketing systems such as Service Now and associated strict change management practices.
Familiar with Agile process
Excellent communication and documentation skills.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.