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Network Engineer



Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and it's AR glasses, Spectacles.

Snap Engineering teams build fun and technically sophisticated products that reach hundreds of millions of Snapchatters around the world, every day. We’re deeply committed to the well-being of everyone in our global community, which is why our values are at the root of everything we do. We move fast, with precision, and always execute with privacy at the forefront.

We're looking for a Network Engineer to join Snap!

What you’ll do:

  • Design, Develop, Deploy, and Operate Snap’s global enterprise network and data center infrastructure

  • Evaluate new technologies, prioritize their acquisition, and make decisions in alignment with IT roadmaps/business requirements

  • Engineer and implement new solutions to meet business and performance requirements

  • Automate solutions through scripting, continuous integration/deployment, and source control

  • Collaborate with cross functional stakeholders to support enterprise, security, and business related incidents and initiatives

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with Python or shell scripting to automate Network infrastructure

  • You understand configuration management for On-Premise and Cloud Network infrastructure

  • Experience with Spine and Leaf architecture for Data Center

  • Ability to communicate timelines, network dependencies, resource constraints, and progress with key stakeholders timely and effectively

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent years of experience

  • 7+ years of experience in core network technologies, including routing, switching, implementation and design

  • On-call rotation with occasional travel required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in core network technologies, including routing, switching, implementation and design.

  • 5+ years experience implementing and managing small to medium scale BGP deployments.

  • 5+ years of experience utilizing network tools, packet sniffers (Wireshark/tcpdump)

  • 3-5 years Wireless Networking supporting site surveys, design, and deployment.


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

  • Zone A (CA,WA): The base salary range for this position is $205,000 - $295,000 annually

  • Zone B: The base salary range for this position is $195,000 - $280,000 annually

  • Zone C: The base salary range for this position is $174,000 - $251,000 annually

  • This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office at least 80% of the time (an average of 4 days per week).

If you are not based in the same location(s) listed for this role and are open to relocation, we encourage you to apply to take advantage of our generous relocation policy.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!