Senior Network Engineer

Information Technology Murray, Utah Jacksonville, Florida


Description

Who We Are

SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.

The Role

As part of the Technical Operations team, you will be in the middle of it all – implementing functionality, architecting our system, squashing bugs, maintaining the health of our code, and continually growing as an engineer. The ideal candidate is both forward-thinking and hands-on, has a strong sense of ownership and drive for delivery, and is a good mentor and co-worker. At SoFi, we pride ourselves on the collaboration between Product, Design and Engineering. You will be involved in the entire product lifecycle - from ideation, building, deployment, and continual improvements.

What You'll Do:

      Deployment, integration and management of virtual next-gen firewalls for access control, visibility and security in our cloud infrastructure

      Troubleshooting of network connectivity and performance problems and subsequent remediation

      Scheduled and emergency network maintenance (software/firmware upgrades, etc.)

      Network design/architecture of cloud networks using best practices

      Ability to lead projects through all phases from initial planning through completion, including:

  •    Pre-sales responsibilities to translate project requirements into product and services recommendations (including all hardware/components, software and features/configurations to deploy)
  •      Development and documentation of project plans, detailing required tasks
  •      Execution of project plan with minimal impact to production networks/services
  •       Post-installation testing for validation/successful project completion

      Deployment and administration of network security features including IDS/IPS, anti-malware/AV policies, web-application firewalls, DDoS mitigation

      Deployment of SSL and IPsec VPNs

      Building Cloud Infrastructure as code using tools such as Terraform or Cloudformation

      Documentation of project plans, network diagrams (physical and logical) and test plans

      Deployment and use of network monitoring/management solutions

What You'll Need:

      8+ years networking experience

       CCNP, AWS Associate Certifications, or equivalent experience. Other certifications highly encouraged (e.g. specializations in data center, security or other platforms such as Palo Alto)

      Layer 2 networking experience deploying/administering spanning-tree, 802.1Q VLANs and link-aggregation

      Layer 3 networking experience (OSPF, BGP, MPLS and ECMP, PBR/PBF, multicast)

      Thorough understanding of protocols including ICMP, ARP, IP, TCP/UDP, DHCP, DNS, SNMP, NTP, RADIUS, 802.1X, HTTP, SSL/TLS, NFS, SMB/CIFS, LDAP

      Strong understanding of VPN technologies client VPN, Site to Site VPN

      Strong understanding of Network Security best practices

      Good attitude and ability to maintain an approachable and friendly demeanor when interacting with colleagues

      Works well under pressure and ability to remain level-headed and manage expectations when setbacks occur

      Willingness to be on call on a rotating basis

      Willingness to participate in after-hours and weekend maintenance

Nice to Have:

      Network Experience within cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)

      Experience building out intercloud connectivity using SD WAN solutions

      Building virtual networking infrastructure in a cloud environment using Virtual Palo Alto Firewalls, Panorama, Cisco CSR, Aviatrix, etc

      Experience building cloud infrastructure as code using tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation

      Experience managing AWS infrastructure such as Route 53, Elastic Load Balancers, Security Groups, NACL’s, VPC’s, Private Links, VPC Endpoints, NAT Gateway, Virtual Private Gateway, Transit Gateway

      Operating systems: experience with Linux, Windows and Mac OS X

      Ability to write Scripts to automate Network Tasks: Python, Bash, etc

Why You'll Love Working Here:

      Competitive salary packages and bonuses

      Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as disability benefits

      100% of medical, vision, and dental premiums paid by SoFi for employees and their dependents

      Generous vacation and holidays

      401(k) and education on retirement planning

      Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year

      Monthly contribution to help you pay off your student loans

      Employer paid lunch program and subsidized gym membership

      Fully stocked kitchen (snacks & drinks)

SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.