Network Engineer (Starlink) in Redmond, WA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

SpaceX   •  

Redmond, WA 98052

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 35 days ago

One of the most ambitious missions that SpaceX has undertaken to date, the Starlink satellite constellation is our solution to providing reliable internet to the entire world. We are looking for a talented network engineer to join our Starlink Network Operations Engineering team to help build and operate a network with global scale. You will be part of a small team with significant impact on the service delivered to our customers around the world.


  • Manage network interconnections, network co-location sites and points of presence
  • Maintain the uptime and performance of the terrestrial network
  • Improve network performance based upon system performance metrics
  • Assist in updating system configuration and firmware
  • Assist in negotiating technical aspects of supplier and service provider contracts


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline and 2+ years of professional experience operating a service provider network or 5+ years of professional experience operating a service provider network


  • Deep understanding of service provider networks including but not limited to:
  • Connectivity (Ethernet, WDM, IPv4 and IPv6)
  • Switching (MPLS, QinQ)
  • Routing (BGP, OSPF, IS-IS)
  • Subscriber Management (BNG, RADIUS/AAA, QoS, BSS/OSS integration)
  • Network security and Anti-DDoS measures
  • Internet services (DNS, DHCP, NTP, etc.)
  • Familiarity with network health monitoring systems such as Observium or Nagios
  • Experience with hands-on work in bringing up network infrastructure
  • Experience creating documentation and procedures
  • Ability to run projects independently
  • Experience working on wireless networks
  • Experience working on software defined networking (SDN) and/or network function virtualization (NFV)
  • Cisco, Juniper or other industry certifications


  • Must be willing to travel domestically and globally; 10-25% travel required
  • Must be available for on-call rotations

Valid Through: 2019-11-11