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Flexential Network Automation Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

The Network Automation Engineer is responsible for the automation of the Flexential network which includes delivering services to customers and creating internal automation tools. They should be proficient in networking to understand how to design and write automation tools to interact with the network infrastructure at Flexential.

A successful candidate will have 1 – 2 years of experience writing automation and be able to work with diverse team s across different functions of the organization including other automation teams to integrate their work into other Flexential systems .

Key Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions

  • Write automation code which deliver s services to our customers and helps Flexential automate internal processes such as router code upgrades

  • Collaborate in the p lanning, d evelopment, i mplementation and t roubleshooting of a utomation efforts at Flexential

  • Proficient in project management including the ability to gather requirements, design, plan, coordinate, prioritize, and implement complex technical projects, individually and across diverse teams

  • Maintain automation requests and features backlog

  • Mentor others in your area of expertise

  • Performs other job-related duties as required

    Required Qualifications

  • Comfortable with network automation tools and skillsets including Python , A nsible , REST, and git

  • Fundamental understanding of project management principles

  • Professional communication skills (oral and written) to align multi-functional teams and objectives and promote team outcomes

  • Able to work cross-functionally to understand other teams’ needs and offer advice and solutions with an emphasis on a collaborative approach

  • Desire to grow and learn new technologies

  • Knowledge of change management practices

  • Work effectively in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimum supervision

  • Good decision-making abilities a must

    Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS education

  • Service P rovider experience

  • Detailed understanding of routing protocols and designs

  • Accomplished DevOps experience – advanced experience with SVN/GitLab, understanding of CI/CD

  • Programming methodology – reusable code, functional or OOP, code design

    Base Pay Range : Annualized salary range offered for this position is estimated to be $90,000-$1 30 ,000, however, the actual pay range depends each candidate’s experience and qualifications.

    Variable Pay : Discretionary annual bonus, based on personal and company performance.

    Benefits of working at Flexential :

  • Medical, Telehealth, Dental and Vision

  • 401(k)

  • Health Savings Accounts (HAS) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Life and AD&D

  • Short Term and Long Term disability

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Leave of Absence

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Wellness Program

  • Rewards and Recognition Program

    Benefits are subject to change at the Company’s discretion

Flexential offers flexible and essential services that help organizations optimize their journey of IT transformation while simultaneously balancing cost, scalability, compliance and security. The company, co-headquartered in Charlotte and Denver, is committed to building trusted relationships and delivering tailored solutions that suit the individual needs of its customers. Flexential is deeply invested in the success of its customers, who trust it to deliver core data center solutions of colocation and connectivity, as well as, cloud, managed solutions and professional services. Flexential’s robust suite of assets spans 21 markets and comprises 40 highly redundant and connectivity-rich data centers. For more information on Flexential, please visit www.flexential.com. Flexential is a registered trademark of the Flexential Corp.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

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