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Network Reliability Engineer

Position Title: Network Reliability Engineer
Location: Dallas

Position Title:  Network Reliability Engineer

Location: Remote, US

Your role

As a member of the Reliability Engineering team, you will assist in deploying, maintaining, and advancing Digital Realty’s interconnection fabric service. You will be afforded a high degree of autonomy and trust as well as have the opportunity to shape a developing product while honing and growing your skills.

What you’ll do

  • Gaining familiarity and expertise with our network infrastructure
  • Using DevOps tools to maintain infrastructure as code, automate changes, implement CI/CD, and assist in troubleshooting
  • Seeking opportunities to fix, improve, and advance our infrastructure
  • Identifying and eliminating toil
  • Collaborating daily with teammates
  • Selecting and performing tasks with limited guidance
  • Participating in an on-call rotation

What you’ll need

Ideal candidates will bring an understanding of carrier class network infrastructure as well as experience working in a fast-paced development environment using agile and devops practices.

  • 3+ years of operations and engineering experience
  • 3+ years of network engineering in large scale service provider and/or datacenter environments
  • Expertise with
    • Layer 2 and layer 3 protocols, including 802.1Q, OSPF, MPLS, BGP, IS-IS
  • Experience with
    • Virtual networking concepts such as EVPN, VXLAN, Open vSwitch
    • Linux systems and tools
    • Automation tools such as Ansible and Terraform
    • Scripting/programming in Python or equivalent language
    • Software development tools such as Git and Jenkins
  • Preferred Experience with
    • AWS
    • Virtual routing in Linux with FRR or similar software
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication skills

A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 25+ countries and six continents.

A bit about our Digital Team

Technology & Innovation

Our Technology & Innovation team strives to innovate alongside our customers and empower their businesses to thrive. We work closely with our customers to develop insights-based, data-driven technical solutions and differentiated value propositions on PlatformDIGITAL® across the world. Operating in almost 50 cities globally means we understand how rapidly the world is evolving, so we’ve built a best-in-class development model to qualify, package; and enable cloud to core to edge hybrid IT solutions. Our deep technical heritage, combined with our global footprint, means the Technology Innovation team can create and deploy services and solutions that are at the heart of the digital economy.

What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers.

Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us.

Our Compensation Philosophy

Digital Realty offers its employees a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions. Central to our compensation philosophy is rewarding our employees for achieving the values and objectives aligned to the company's overall goals and values.

Our published pay ranges reflect the minimum and maximum target for new hire pay for the full-time position determined by role, level, and geographical location. Individual pay is based on additional factors including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and/or training. Moreover, an employee’s total compensation package varies by role and may include salary, cash bonus or commissions, and equity awards not quantified below.

Compensation range: 101,600.00 – 152,400.00 annually. This compensation range represents the Company’s good faith belief as to what it will pay as a base salary for this position at the time of this posting. 

Benefits: For this role, Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, 401k match, disability benefits, wellness and education benefits, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off, holidays, and more.

This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

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