Sr Network Automation Engineer


Fremont, CA, USA

Full time

$104-348k (annually)


Mar 4

What to Expect

Tesla’s network automation team develop tools that enables our network teams to massively scale the infrastructure and provide insane visibility into the operations. We are looking for passionate engineers that can push this effort forward.

What You’ll Do

· Utilize scripting including Python and NETCONF to automate network device provisioning process, execute network changes and obtain data collection for reporting or analysis

· Develop and maintain tools to reduce down-time in network operations, improve speed and accuracy of network changes, assist in diagnosis and remediation of advanced network problems, and drive innovative solutions to reduce failure tensors

· Automate network deployment and data collection tasks to enhance the productivity and validity of the results

· Model network configuration and operational data in a platform neutral structure (JSON and/or YAML)

· Develop testing platforms to detect network configuration inconsistencies before changes are made

· Build reports to gain intelligence about the network and detect errors early.

· Document scripting standards with written procedures, processes, diagrams, and other technical documents

· Automate network monitoring and alerts triage as part of proactive approach to maintaining high level of service

· Integrate network tools to improve the overall efficiency of IT operation

· Participate in on call activities and follow escalation process to provide 24/7 network support

What You’ll Bring

· 4+ years of industry experience in automation around Network Engineering

· Experience using DevOps tools and processes such as Ansible, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Splunk, CI/CD

· Experience in protocols including TCP/IP, SNMP, sflow, DHCP, BGP, OSPF and IPSec

· Experience in integration with various applications using REST and gRPC (gRPC experience a plus but not required)

· Hands-on programming experience with scripting languages like Python, web-oriented frameworks such as Flask, HTML/CSS and jQuery

· Experience with centralized network performance monitoring and management tools

· Ability to effectively juggle and multi-tasking and strong attention to details

· Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem-solving abilities under pressure

· Ability to work within a global team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with limited supervision.

· Experience in UNIX or Linux environment (Ubuntu,CentOS), JunOS, IOS or any network vendor CLI is a plus. Experience in DB like MYSQL, SQL.

Desired Skills/Experience:

· Coding experience using Python preferred

· Knowledge about Distributed Systems, SDN/NFV, Public/Private cloud technologies

· Experience with Prometheus, Grafana

· Experience in network operations and automation

Compensation and Benefits


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:

  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Expected Compensation

$104,000 - $348,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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