Senior SONiC Network Engineer

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Date: Apr 17, 2024

Location: Richardson, TX, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 120389 
Remote Position: Hybrid
Region: Americas 
Country: United States 
State/Province: Texas 
City:  Richardson 


The SONiC Network Engineer engages with customers to understand their topology and provide suggestions, answer questions, review configurations, troubleshoot issues. They are also expected to participate in pre-sales activities which include (but not limited to) assist Celestica’s Sales Engineers and Business Development teams, participate in Trade Shows and assist with responding to RFPs. They are expected to have a complete understanding of networking protocols that are common in a Data Center, Enterprise and Campus scenarios, author test cases using Python/Go to assist with internal Q/A activities and author Application Notes for consumption by the customers. Should be highly experienced in troubleshooting a wide array of network related issues. Must have an understanding of switch and router architecture. Travel requirements may be up to 50% of the time.

Detailed Description

  • 10+ years of experience as Network Engineer handling switch and router products is required
  • Experience on SONiC network operating system and FRR stack is required
  • Experience in designing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing network hardware, topologies and deployments (DC/Enterprise/Campus) is required
  • Deep understanding of networking concepts, architecture, topology (Places-In-Network), network protocols including but not limited to BGP, OSPF, ISIS, VXLAN, EVPN, IGMP, DHCP, BFD, VRF, Authentication (RADIUS/TACACS), Network Management protocols, NAT, Multicast, QoS (RoCE/DSCP), ACL, ZTP, Telemetry, Monitoring/Analytics is required
  • Experience in C/Python/Go/Linux is a major plus
  • Must have direct customer interface experience
  • Must have experience is writing  technical documentation (e.g.) Application Notes, FAQs, Installation Guides, User manual, Troubleshooting Guides
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time (both domestic and international)

Physical Demands

  • Duties of this position are performed in a normal office environment
  • Duties may require extended periods of sitting and sustained visual concentration on a computer monitor or on numbers and other detailed data
  • Repetitive manual movements (e.g., data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc.) are frequently required
  • Domestic/International travel up to 50% may be required

Typical Experience

  • 11 to 14 years

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Electronics Engineering
  • CCIE or equivalent certification is a major plus


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law).
At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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