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Company: Intelsat
Location: Chennai, TN, India
Career Level: Director
Industries: Telecommunications, Broadcasting


What you will do 

  • Participate in the design, implementation, and support of network automation and orchestration solutions. Deploy and maintain the software and applications required for those solutions across the IntelsatOne network infrastructure and its services.
  • Analyze day-to-day tasks performed by Network Engineering teams and demonstrate how they can be improved by automation and/or programmability with emphasis on facilitating faster, more reliable deployment of infrastructure and delivery of services.
  • Treat the network as code and adopt a culture of continuous integration, continuous deployment, and continuous response with extensive, well-defined pipelines.
  • Practice “management-by-metrics” where analytics and deep-learning through rigorous data collection are imperative; define metrics (KPI's) and implement subsequent Service Level Agreements (SLA's) for measuring network reliability.
  • Represent the department always, as a technical SME; build a feedback loop between various cross-functional teams within Network Engineering to identify, quantify, and address network risks. Work closely with Finance, Engineering, and other departments to ensure the profitability of all project design.
  • Provide proactive leadership to mentor and coach guidance to all team members.


 Your required experience/skills

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar discipline with at least 7 years of network and/or systems experience (or an equivalent amount of education and work experience).
  • Subject matter expertise in IP Network Administration or Systems Administration, with a secondary discipline of either IP Network Administration, Systems Administration, or Application Deployment.
  • Intermediate level understanding of software implementation and/or application deployment methodologies, practices, concepts, and solutions.
  • Intermediate level understanding and/or implementation of network architectures, best practices, and protocols such as IPv4, IPv6, IS-IS, OSPF, MP-BGP, LDP, RSVP-TE, HSRP, VRRP, and STP.
  • Experience with reading and manipulating modeling, data serialization, and encoding formats such as YANG, YAML, JSON, and XML, respectively, with an understanding of underlying structures and their performance.
  • Experience in reading, dissecting, and consuming Application Programming Interfaces (API's) in a RESTful architecture.
  • Experience with high-level programming and/or scripting in Python, Go, and/or Shell, respectively, with emphasis on using network and/or data communication libraries to accomplish network automation and programmability tasks.
  • Experience with IT automation tools such as Ansible.
  • Experience working with IP network performance technologies and solutions to deliver Service Level Agreements (SLA's) and optimize network infrastructures.


Your success in this role will look like: 

  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to analyze complex situations, utilize creative problem-solving abilities, and efficiently interact with peers.
  • Ability to multitask.


It would be nice if you had:

  • Professional level network certifications such as the CCNP or JNCIP.
  • Professional level Linux certifications such as the LFCS.
  • Experience with Cisco Network Service Orchestrator (NSO).
  • Experience with using virtualization and/or containers to scale compute, network, and application resources.
  • Strong knowledge of software implementation and/or application deployment methodologies, practices, concepts, and solutions.

How we support you: 

  • Hybrid work environment offering up to two days per week work from home (for eligible positions)
  • Development opportunities supporting professional growth championed by our dedicated Learning & Development team. 20-25% of our positions are hired internally!
  • Ways to get involved: satellite launch parties, company connect events, charitable activities, team social events, recognition programs, and employee resource groups.
  • Wide range of benefits and perks to help you stay healthy, happy, and productive. These include paid leave programs, medical, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits, employee wellness offerings, and more! 


These benefits are designed to support your overall well-being and help you succeed in your role.

Our D&I Commitment

We're committed to fostering a culture and environment of diversity, inclusion, and respect – a place where everyone can show up fully as themselves and do their best work every day. We're a technology leader committed to advancing diverse, inclusive teams – where belonging is rooted in our culture. Intelsat has an established Diversity & Inclusion Council and Employee Resource Groups. Intelsat is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

While it is important to note that meeting the minimum qualifications is a fundamental requirement for consideration, if you are enthusiastic about this role and are unsure how well your experience aligns with these requirements, we encourage you to apply. Our recruitment team will assess your application and determine if your skills and qualifications meet the essential criteria for this role or whether there might be another role within our organization that is a better match.


Other Job Info: 

  • You will seek out areas of duplication and inefficiency that can either be replaced by existing tool sets or represent areas of opportunity to introduce automation.
  • You will be able to create well-defined pipelines and processes, understanding the importance of defining and utilizing metrics to measure performance and promote continuous improvement.
  • You will interact with Intelsat upstream and downstream teams to define detailed Statement of Work (SOW) documentation.
  • Job requires ability to sit for long periods of time.

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