Job description

DAT is an award-winning employer of choice and a next-generation SaaS technology company that has been at the leading edge of innovation in transportation supply chain logistics for 45 years. We continue to transform the industry year over year, by deploying a suite of software solutions to millions of customers every day - customers who depend on DAT for the most relevant data and most accurate insights to help them make smarter business decisions and run their companies more profitably. We operate the largest marketplace of its kind in North America, with 400 million freights posted in 2022, and a database of $150 billion of annual global shipment market transaction data. Our headquarters are in Denver, CO, with additional offices in Missouri, Oregon, and Bangalore, India. For additional information, see


Job Application Deadline:  03/18/2024

The Opportunity

DAT is looking for a Network Engineer to join our Technical Operations team. This position can be based in Denver, CO; Beaverton, OR; or remotely

This team is responsible for infrastructure design and implementation functions, and support for all of DATs corporate and revenue generating environments.  In this role, you will manage networks and supporting network hardware with a focus on developing best practice IT standards, process compliance, deliver on requested projects, as well as audit compliance.  The position will be demanding and requires a strong engineering background with effective collaboration skills to help the team to succeed.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Responsible for design, planning, deployment, monitoring and maintenance of assigned projects.
  • Serve as subject matter expert on network-related projects and responsible for project-related deliverables.
  • Provides high-level support to employees and technical teams relative to networking technology and participates in on-call rotation.
  • Analyze network topologies to determine potential issues and makes suggestions for recommended changes.
  • Perform installations, configurations, and upgrades on networking and associated equipment as part of migrations and infrastructure modernization as needed.
  • May perform other job duties as assigned.

What you’ll need to have:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of network engineering
  • Must have designed, implemented, or operated Cisco and Juniper network hardware, Checkpoint firewalls and F5 Load Balancers.
  • Strong IP networking fundamentals and experience such as TCP/IP, BGP, IS-IS, VxLAN.
  • Network automation skills using DevOps and CI/CD pipeline practices
  • Demonstrated experience automating and managing networks
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code(IaC): Ansible, Terraform, AWS Cloud Formation, etc.
  • Experience with F5 LTM and GTM
  • Experience managing co-located infrastructure
  • Experience with BGP Peering relationship management

What would be nice for you to have:

  • Prior or current relevant certifications in the fields of network, telecom, or systems (CCNP, CCDP, CCIE).
  • Comprehensive practice/hands-on experience with following routing protocols/technologies: VRF/VRF-Lite, BGP (eBGP, iBGP, MP-BGP), EIGRP, OSPF
  • Extensive experience configuring and managing complex multiple routing protocols and redistribution mechanisms.
  • Experience interacting with MP-BGP route-reflectors, MPLS, L3VPN, L2VPN, (TE) traffic engineering tunnels, IPSEC, DMVPN.
  • Experience in circuit design, carrier collaboration, and establishment of dynamic routing with upstream carriers.
  • Experience with Python and Ansible.
  • Experience with automation and IaaS.
  • Proficient in network packet captures and application analysis with Wireshark, Observer, etc.
  • Comprehensive experience with Life Cycle Management in Enterprise Environments.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

Why DAT?
DAT is an award winning employer of choice.

For starters, we have a hybrid work environment, but we also know what makes a great workplace. We have a time-tested and resolute set of operating values predicated on integrity, mutual respect, open communication, and executing with excellence. These values inform our strategic vision as much as any one of our products does. We’ve been an employer of choice in the Portland metropolitan area for four decades, and within one year of opening our Denver office, DAT was #26 on Built In Colorado’s 100 Best Places to Work In Colorado.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and AD&D insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Up to 20 days of paid time off starting in year one
  • An additional 10 holidays of paid time off per calendar year
  • 401k matching (immediately vested)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Short- and Long-term disability sick leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Additional programs - Employee Referral, Internal Recognition, and Wellness
  • Free TriMet transit pass (Beaverton Office)
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Work on impactful projects in a cutting-edge environment
  • Collaborative and supportive team culture
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the trucking industry
  • Employee Resource Groups

DAT Freight & Analytics

Software for the trucking and logistics industry.