Overview

Network Automation Engineer

Date: 16 Jun 2024

Location:

Singapore, Singapore

Company:
Singtel Group

We are seeking a talented and experienced Network Automation Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will play a key role in designing, implementing, and maintaining automated solutions to streamline network operations, improve efficiency, and enhance reliability. If you are passionate about network automation, possess strong scripting skills, and have a deep understanding of networking technologies, we want to hear from you!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement network automation solutions using scripting languages (e.g., Python, Perl, or Ansible) to automate routine tasks, configuration management, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Design and deploy infrastructure as code (IaC) solutions to automate the provisioning, deployment, and scaling of network resources.
  • Develop new application base on the requirement of OneCare business.
  • Create web applications for internal and external use.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, define automation objectives, and develop comprehensive automation strategies aligned with business goals.
  • Monitor, maintain, and enhance existing automation frameworks, tools, and processes to ensure optimal performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Able to analyze data and formulate logic to generate weekly, monthly report.
  • Conduct regular assessments of network automation workflows, identify areas for improvement, and implement enhancements to optimize efficiency and reduce manual intervention.
  • Troubleshoot complex network automation issues, perform root cause analysis, and implement corrective actions in a timely manner to minimize downtime and ensure uninterrupted service delivery.
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in network automation, and make recommendations for continuous improvement.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • At least 1 year as a Network Engineer, DevOps Engineer, or Systems Engineer with a focus on network automation.
  • Strong proficiency in scripting and automation using languages such as Python, Perl, or Ansible.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking concepts, protocols, and technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, VLANs, VPNs, SDN).
  • Hands-on experience with network devices (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls) and network management tools (e.g., Cisco, Juniper, Arista, Palo Alto, SolarWinds) is a plus.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools and frameworks (e.g., Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible).
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex network automation issues and implement effective solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Industry certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, DevNet, or equivalent are a plus.


About Singtel

Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel has 140 years of operating experience and played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub. Optus, our subsidiary in Australia, is a leader in integrated telecommunications, constantly raising the bar in innovative products and services.

We are also strategically invested in leading companies in Asia and Africa, including Bharti Airtel (India, South Asia and Africa), Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe Telecom (the Philippines) and Advanced Info Service (Thailand). We work closely with our associates, leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience to lead and shape the communications industry.

Together, the Group serves over 700 million mobile customers around world. Singtel is one of the largest listed Singapore companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalisation.

The Group has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and employs more than 23,000 staff worldwide.