Datacenter Network Engineer

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At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
As an MTS, Datacenter Network Engineer of Global Network Services, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to design and implement data center networks, while supporting and enhancing current network infrastructure.
This position is part of PayPal’s TPX organization. We deliver a seamlessly scalable,
exceptionally efficient, highly reliable infrastructure and services platform in a hybrid cloud
environment. The infrastructure engineering team designs, delivers and operates large-
scale private and public cloud infrastructure for PayPal development and production
environments. This is one of the largest hybrid cloud infrastructures in the world and runs
on multiple technology stacks.
Core Network Services team responsible for architecture, design, and develop global site
network to enable PayPal to serve customers in 200 countries across the globe. We are the
team responsible to deliver global network footprint to deliver uninterrupted services to
our customers. As part of our next generation network transformation journey we are
seeking seasoned, passionate, and multi-faucet candidate to join the Global Network
Services team at PayPal.
The engineer will interact closely with different development and operational teams at PayPal to drive the Global Network Services infrastructure from definition through delivery.

Job Requirements:

Monitor network health while coordinating maintenance/change efforts

Interface with internal teams, customers, and partners

Drive data center network architecture and implementation

Collaborate with cross-functional teams and business unit leadership in

developing project objectives and timelines

Troubleshoot internal/external connectivity issues

Work with vendors, clients, carriers and technical staff on network

implementation, optimization, and ongoing network management

Provide high-level support and technical expertise in networking technology,

including LAN/WAN hardware, routers, switches and firewalls

Drive detailed definition of feature requirements through discussions with

product managers and customers.

A Positive ”can do” attitude with the ability to articulate thoughts and ideas

and see them to fruition

Technical Skills:

Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware is required

Experience in network engineering/operations for large scale production

Emphasis in network design and implementation, LAN/WAN interfacing,

security, Internet protocols and TCP/IP

Detailed understanding of L3 routing protocols OSPF & BGP

Multi-Vendor deployment experience preferred (whitebox is a plus)

Scripting/Automation knowledge (preferably python)

Ability to design and implement newly defined infrastructures

Ability to support & troubleshoot the network for L2/L3 connectivity issues

Solid understanding of load balancing mechanics

Firewall or DDOS experience is a plus

Knowledge of Hybrid Cloud and support

Strong experience with DevOps automation (Ansible or Puppet preferred)

Public Cloud networking (GCP, AWS, Azure) is a plus

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors and/or Masters in computer science OR related field of study

4+ years of solid networking experience with proven track record

CCNP certification or greater preferred

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying, or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.


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