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Location:Sunnyvale, CA
First posted:March 24, 2017

About the Team

The Yahoo Infrastructure team is responsible for the core Infrastructure and shared services required to support all Yahoo properties globally.  We design and build scalable, high-performance networks, provide long-term storage strategy and automation, manage global name resolution and routing, provide capacity and performance consultation for Yahoo properties, and manage Yahoo-wide UNIX distributions and components.  

About the Role

Yahoo's Network Infrastructure Engineering team is looking for a senior technical member to build and maintain its global infrastructure.  This person will work with internal and external customers to gather requirements, provide guidance and network design support. This position requires a highly technical person that has a deep understanding of routing protocols, good operational experience and the ability to isolate, analyze and resolve issues.   


  • Provide consulting and guidance for all new Yahoo applications and/or projects that affect network resources and provide consulting on existing application deployments

  • Design, Document, and Support end-to-end networking solutions to support global deployment of Yahoo services including Global backbone-WAN, Metro, Data Center-LAN

  • Provide training and implementation guidance on newly introduced technologies, designs, and equipment.

  • Evaluate new platforms for Yahoo networking including development of test plans for current and next generation platforms, working closely with test engineers through test cycles, and partner with industry vendors on next generation platforms that will meet Yahoo's needs in the future platform selection

  • Continued support for all Yahoo technology, design, and platforms

  • Contributed automation code for network configuration and troubleshooting

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with large scale global network environments.

  • Expert level experience with Juniper and Cisco required

  • Strong knowledge in TCP/IP, L2/L3 protocols, LAN, Spanning-tree, WAN, Metro, IPv4, IPv6, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, MPLS, QoS/CoS

  • Experience with network testing equipment, e.g., IXIA, Agilent, and Spirent

  • Excellent problem resolution skills

  • Good communication and documentation skills

  • Experience writing automation code in Python and Perl

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