Google is proud to boast a network that provides service to millions of Internet users around the world. The Network Engineering team is responsible for operating that network reliably and at scale. As a member of the team, you have a direct impact on design and feature enhancements to keep our systems running smoothly. You also ensure that network operations are safe and efficient by monitoring network performance, coordinating planned maintenance, adjusting hardware components and responding to network connectivity issues. Google’s complex network generates a constant stream of challenges which require you to continually be innovative with an evolving set of technologies. Keeping the network reliable ensures that our users stay connected with our suite of applications, products and services.
As a Metro Network Deployment Engineer, you will be leading our efforts to deploy and maintain private data networks worldwide. You will work with Network Architects and Engineers, Design Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Field Engineers, Strategic and Technical Project Managers within Google, as well as construction and telecommunications Vendors and Contractors, all to position the metro for which you are assigned accountable for success. You will affect positive outcomes and facilitate faster, better, and more efficient outcomes. Your team’s objective will be to build the world’s most reliable, cost-effective and scalable optical transport network to support users globally.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google’s product portfolio possible. We’re proud to be our engineers’ engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Oversee installation technicians for rack, stack, and installation of networking equipment.
Commission and test routers, optical transport equipment, and other network devices in new and existing network nodes across Google’s global network.
Generate implementation plans and provide technical leadership and guidance during deployment activities.
Work closely with Project Management, Network Engineering and the rest of the Engineering team to identify in advance potential problems in network installations, including in the areas of facility power (AC/DC), cooling, security/access, rack layout, and cable management.
Update and maintain network documentation.
Experience managing and/or directing field operation technicians, contractors, and/or vendors in a telco working environment.
Experience with state and local regulatory standards, procedures, and permitting requirements, as well as construction and data center environmental, health and safety (EHS) standards.
Experience in collaboration across multiple levels and functions, and passionate to engage and influence tactical and strategic decision-making.
Experience working with local exchange carrier (LEC) and other telecom service providers.
Experience with state and local regulatory standards, procedures, and permitting requirements to execute network infrastructure deployment.
Ability to speak and write in English, as well as the language local to assigned metro fluently.