About Us

At skyTran, we are an ambitious team who hates traffic. We are building a breakthrough magnetic levitation transportation technology to reduce commute times by 4x. Our mission is to build mobility that delights riders, connects communities and develops beautiful and livable cities.  


  • Health/dental/vision (90% coverage for employees, 80% for dependents) 
  • Industry competitive compensation and stock option plan 
  • Unlimited time off and sick days 
  • Relocation assistance provided if applicable 
  • Subsidized Lunch Program 
  • 401K 
  • Performance management program and career development support 
  • Generous holiday schedule 
  • Rest Days and Mental Health Days 

Job Description: 

The Lead Network Communication Engineer will be a hands-on leader to join the skyTran organization  The ideal candidate is a coach/player with experience managing an engaged high-performance team, as well as senior-level experience as a Senior Network engineer.  You will lead a team of highly skilled and motivated engineers to ensure engineering excellence and timely execution toward outcomes.

The digital network will be a crucial subsystem of our system. The communications infrastructure will demand a highly available, reliable and predictable network for safe and efficient operations.

  • Work with the Director of Software, Product Manager(s) and IPTs 
  • Plan, strategize, and execute on high-level milestones
  • You are an excellent team leader with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to function in a cross-functional environment
  • Experience with defining IP network architecture for a large enterprise
  • Plan, design, and develop the local area and wide area networks across the organization.
  • Experience designing and implementing RF infrastructures
  • Understand customer requirements and define initial and ongoing capacity needs.
  • Remain current on emerging technologies and possible application at NFI
  • Identify ongoing improvement opportunities. 
  • Experience selecting required nodes including but not limited to Optical SW, Routers, DNS, DHCP servers.
  • Experience with configuration of nodes.
  • Understanding and implementation of end to end QoS in the core network.
  • Experience with IP planning, allocation and assignment.
  • Experience with Network Security and INFOSEC
  • Experience with link planning with redundancy and link failure tolerance.
  • You feel confident architecting solutions on your own, but take the time to ask questions about behavior and business results
  • You can break apart large projects into small incremental steps and can extract the minimum viable product out of an ambitious idea


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
    • 7-10 Years experience architecting, configuring and supporting complex networks and firewalls
    • CCNA/CCNP, JNCIP or equivalent
    • Excellent debugging skills, ability to debug and foresee the issues during deployment and in the field
    • Working knowledge of the following communication protocols and tools:
    • Experience implementing and deployment within a 50K+ user environment
    • Technical leadership of data network architecture, design and delivery to production
    • Hands-on wireshark experience for capturing, debugging and analysis.
    • Has passion for delivering products that customers know they can depend on
    • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced, team environment 
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Transportation industry development experience a plus

Why skyTran

We are a tight-nit and ambitious team - our motto is "One Team, One Ride". Everyone is valued for their contributions and has a responsibility to both challenge and support the team. We overcome challenges and enjoy victories together.

Inclusion is a core part of skyTran’s vision, and valuing all voices is a key company value. skyTran is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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