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Senior Network Engineer

The Role:

The Senior Network Engineer role focuses on the design and management of robust, production network architectures to serve the needs of a growing company, as well as a growing web-based service. The Senior Network Engineer role participates in all phases, from planning to implementation, of all internal and externally-facing network architecture deployments, including disaster recovery, security auditing, monitoring and metrics collection, and new product or application launches. The role also participates in many other initiatives, not the least of which is solidifying and furthering our commitment to collaboration and cooperation between teams across all of AWeber Engineering.

The role is expected to have expert level knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Architecting for fault tolerance, multi-site redundancy, and disaster recovery scenarios

  • OSPF, BGP, and MPLS

  • VLANs, 802.1q and network segregation.

  • Essential data center skills (wiring, labeling, sensible cabinet layouts)

  • 802.11 and 802.1x wireless standards

  • Cisco, F5, and Linux-based solutions for routing, load balancing, and firewalls

  • Tools and methods for troubleshooting networking problems (sFlow, netflow, Wireshark, Cisco SPAN).

  • Essential Linux administration and networking tool knowledge (tcpdump, BIND, iptables, KeepAliveD/HAProxy).

  • Metric monitoring; capacity planning and working with vendors for upgrades.

  • SNMP, Centralized metrics gathering.

  • SIP and IPv6


You’re an experienced engineer. You’ve worked on multiple projects in various environments. You’ve put things into production, you’ve had people use them, you’ve failed, you’ve succeeded, you’ve paid your dues, and learned your lessons. You've left networks better than you found them. You have a passion for technology, and view what you do as a craft. You like your job, but love your work. It’s something you’d do (and perhaps have done) even if there were no money or job involved.

You enjoy working with open source technologies, and are always seeking out new solutions to difficult problems. Where those solutions are found lacking, you contribute, and occasionally build your own.

You cringe at the thought of having to make a definitive choice to work in only one small section of the technology universe. You like to have your hands in all of it, and to be able to understand and affect change to any part of your work, front end to back end. You strongly resist pigeonholing.

You thrive in environments where technological and innovative velocity is high, and the overhead from administrivia is low. You can work well in isolation, but are happy to collaborate in a team setting, and might not even mind doing the occasional tutorial presentation for our internal engineering teams.


AWeber’s engineering team is a dynamic and exciting place to be. We use open source technologies like PostgreSQL, Python, MongoDB, Redis, Riak, Chef, Ruby, Graphite, and RabbitMQ. We use approaches to software quality like Test-Driven Development, Continuous Deployment, and a healthy addiction to metrics that give us insight into our applications and infrastructure, and how well they’re serving our customers. We have a mode of execution built around Kanban, and a Kaizen culture of continuous improvement. We believe in the kind of transparency, processes, data sharing, collaboration, and communication that foster a DevOps culture.


  • 100% Company Paid PPO medical, dental, vision, insurance. (including domestic partner benefits)
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Fully Reimbursed Gym Memberships
  • 3 weeks paid time off  (plus increases in paid time off)
  • Paid holidays
  • 401K retirement benefits with company match and profit sharing
  • Free lunches everyday
  • Break rooms stocked with soda, juices, coffee and teas
  • MacBook Pro laptops and 30" monitors
  • Multiple high definition theater rooms fully equipped with xbox, wii & blu-ray players
  • A game room with competition billiard, foosball, and ping-pong tables

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