Forward Networks is revolutionizing the way large networks are managed. Forward's advanced software delivers a "digital twin" of the network, enabling network operators to verify intent, predict network behavior, avoid outages, and simplify network management. Our platform can be implemented on premises, in the cloud, and in hybrid environments.
The results? More reliable networks, reduced outages, and reduced business risk.
At Forward Networks, the IT Engineer will drive the deployment, operation, security, and evolution of internal platforms and applications. This is a unique growth opportunity to hone your skills with new platforms and automation technologies, while closely interacting with a modern development team. We move fast, and you will too.
Maintain applications, servers, networks, and remote access - at both campus and co-location facilities
Administer cloud-based productivity tools
Interact directly with employees to provision and resolve access and usage issues
Implement corporate security policies
At least 5 yrs of systems administration experience or equivalent
Computer Science Degree or equivalent
Basic scripting and automation experience
Understanding of security reasoning and security concepts, including VPNs, certificates, and best practices
Understanding of network connectivity concepts, including IP address allocation, tunneling, L2/L3, firewalls, IDS, and proxies
Experience solving full-stack IT problems, regardless of their source
Experience working with users with a wide range of technical skills
Experience with cloud services: Slack, Zoom, etc.
Experience with setting up and operating:
VMware and AWS
GSuite, Office 365
SSO identity systems
File servers and NAS
Backup and disaster recovery systems
Experience configuring IP address allocation, tunneling, L2/L3, firewalls, IDS, proxy, etc.
This position is a regular, full-time opportunity with Forward Networks in Santa Clara, CA.