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Sr. Network Engineer

Position Title: Sr. Network Engineer
Location: Dallas

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Your role 

Here at Digital Realty’s IT department, we pride ourselves in our ability to focus on improving the value that Digital Realty gets from its investments in technology. We work fast, hard, and are passionate about what we do. Digital Realty is currently looking for a Senior Engineer to join our IT Infrastructure team to work closely with our Corporate Services, Operations, and other groups to implement and maintain quality and customer focused solutions. 

Based on the nature of our industry, our solutions utilize and rely on a wide variety of technologies. As such, we are looking for a highly skilled and motivated person who can administer enterprise solutions as well as be flexible enough to explore revolutionary or “outside the box” ideas to get the job done. We need people who take pride in being a subject matter expert in their domain yet understand and explore the many other talents of IT; someone with expert knowledge of Cisco IOS and networking in general.

What you’ll do 

  • Work with stakeholders to gather requirements
  • Design and implementation of network solutions (as a part of the Network Engineering team)
  • Maintain and update detailed network documentation
  • Provide escalation point for resolving complex problems requiring advanced skills and research capability
  • Maintain vendor relationships and ensure compliance with licensing and support agreements
  • Manage projects utilizing remote hands vendors and internal staff
  • Provide support knowledge sharing, authoring, and maintenance of system run books and documentation
  • Independent worker who drives work to completion based on pre-devised project plan
  • Communication with customers and team members throughout project assignments; reports back progress through project management system at regular intervals

What you’ll need

  • Expert knowledge of Cisco products, their functionality, configuration and best practices
  • Cisco AnyConnect VPN
  • Working knowledge of BGP, EIGRP, OSPF
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows networking configuration and protocols
  • Error investigation, Troubleshooting, and Root Cause Analysis
  • Minimum five years’ experience as a network engineer responsible for a primarily Cisco based network

Preferred candidates meet the following skillsets: 

  • Experience in data center industry
  • Cisco Certification Network Professional certification or higher
  • Familiarity with SolarWinds monitoring platform
  • Cisco – 5+ years (route (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP), switch, DMVPN, IPSec, SSL VPN)
  • Fortinet, Palo Alto – 3+ years (Firewall)
  • Meraki Experience
  • Experience Cisco DNA/ISE

Nice to Have:

  • Zero Trust
  • zScaler
  • Cloud Experience - 1-2 years

A bit about us

Digital Realty brings companies and data together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company’s global data center platform, provides customers with a secure data meeting place and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx®) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected data communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 25+ countries on six continents.

To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

A bit about our Digital team 

Our IT team is at the heart of our business. We develop infrastructures, design and build networks, support servers and provide the first line of support by delivering rich connectivity for our customers. With new data centers coming online all the time, it’s a rapidly changing technical environment so our team is always ready to innovate and take the lead on projects. We constantly develop, deploy and support vital networks and data services that drive business performance and improve life for customers around the globe.

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.

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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