Now Hiring: Network Engineer

 Now Hiring: Network Engineer


Location: South Bay Area – Fremont, California

[Update, December 2015: Yes, we are still hiring!]

Hurricane Electric seeks a network engineer to join our Operations team in operating and expanding our global Internet backbone.

Looking for a position at a large, stable, and growing technology company?

Looking to contribute to a team with worldwide reach and impact?

Hurricane Electric’s Internet backbone network extends throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, to the top cities of the world.

Hurricane Electric is one of the top largest Internet backbone networks on earth and has two state-of-the-art colocation facilities in Fremont, California.

Hurricane Electric seeks a network engineer to join our Operations team in operating and expanding our global Internet backbone.


  • Respond to incoming support requests and provide first call resolution / escalation
  • Provide high-level support and rapid resolution to network problems
  • Write scripts for network related needs such as device configuration, monitoring, regression testing, and reporting
  • Utilize your creative mind to create new web based tools and services.
  • Answer technical phone calls.
  • Respond to customer support emails.
  • Install and configure servers.
  • Assist in the physical deployment of network devices
  • Provide highly skilled technical assistance in completing complex network planning, engineering, and architecture.


  • 5+ years hands-on experience with a multi-site wide area network running BGP and OSPF or IS-IS
  • 5+ years of switching and routing experience. vlans, etc.; configuration and troubleshooting
  • 5+ years of experience engineering and administering networks in a 24×7 production environment
  • Experience working with Brocade, Cisco, or Juniper routers and switches
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostic tools such as ping, traceroute, nslookup, dig, and whois
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Data center and Colo experience
  • Solid knowledge of UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals
  • Practical knowledge of networking protocols such as: IPv6, ARP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SFTP, SSH, and SNMP
  • CCIE, CCNP, BCNE, Network+, Security+, CISSP Certifications a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of at least one programming or scripting language required.
  • Must have prior work experience using HTML, SQL, and Linux
  • Knowledge of PHP, Ruby, Perl, Python, Javascript, C, or C++ a plus
  • Ability to rapidly learn new software languages, frameworks and APIs quickly
  • Possess excellent verbal/written (English) communication skills
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must have a clean background and be drug-free


  • Salary based on experience. Please state salary requirements when you send us your resume.
  • Full coverage Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Bike-friendly culture, in-office bicycle parking
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Health club reimbursement based on attendance
  • Stable work environment with a long term employee base
  • Responsible self starters who seek out and get work done enjoy a lot of autonomy.
  • Full-Time Position. All Shifts Available: 11:00am-7:00pm, 7:00pm-3:00am, 3:00am-11:00am
  • Please send your resume to with “NETWORK ENGINEER” in the subject of your email.  Include a note telling us your salary requirements.