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Network Automation Engineer

Dropbox | San Francisco, USA


Dropbox is the home for your most important stuff—now we’re bringing it to life with a growing family of products. As we scale our global brand, there’s plenty of space for you to grow alongside us and simplify life for millions of people around the world.

Our Corporate Engineering team empowers people at Dropbox to do their best work. We're a motivated and creative team, and we thrive on helping people. We’re dedicated to building scalable technology solutions that have broad impact for our growing teams around the world.

We are looking for a candidate that has a combination of both network automation as well as solid networking skills. This position will be primarily focused on automating pain points away for the networking team by making repetitive, labor intensive jobs a simple click or key press away. The ideal candidate has a passion for "automate everything!" as well as is cognizant about how destructive the wrong script can do for a network and finds ways to ensure only the good happens. Hence an understanding of networking is desired as well as the ability to code. The ideal candidate is someone who either started in Network Engineering who then became a coder or a coder who somehow ended up in Network Engineering.


  • Work with other network engineers to understand pain points of current processes and ways of automating pain points away.

  • Understand Software Designed Network methodologies and capable of implementing them in a way that is easy for the team to use.

  • Develops and maintains automation that is stable and extendable.

  • Participates actively in code review process, posting scripts, and incorporating feedback, as well as reviewing automation submitted by other team members.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation for network issues (once every 5 weeks or so)

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