Job description

DAT is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join our growing Technical Operations team. 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 support network hardware with a focus on developing best practice IT standards, process compliance, delivering on requested projects, as well as audit compliance. The position will be demanding and requires a strong engineering background with effective leadership skills to help the team to succeed.

What You’ll Do

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


  • Must have a minimum of 6 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

Preferred experience:

  • 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.

In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the minimum salary for this role is $139,000.00 + benefits. The maximum compensation for this role can vary significantly depending on your job-related skills and experience. DAT considers factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education and training, core skills, internal equity, and market and business elements when extending an offer.

DAT embraces the value of a diverse workforce, and believes it is a core strength of our company that we encourage those values in every DAT employee, at every level of our organization, regardless of tenure or rank. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

DAT Freight & Analytics

Software for the trucking and logistics industry.