Payscale | Network Engineer (Direct Hire)

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  • JOB TYPE: Direct Hire Position (no agencies/C2C – see notes below)
  • LOCATION: United States – Remote 
  • SALARY: $132,000/yr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40hr/week 


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We’ve onboarded some of the world’s most reputable brands and now we need a Network Engineer (Direct Hire)for one of our clients


US only – Direct Hire – COMP: $132,000 plus 8% bonuses

Company Description

As the industry leader in compensation management, Payscale is on a mission to help job seekers, employees and businesses get pay right, and make sustainable fair pay a reality
Empowering more than 53 percent of the Fortune 500 in 198 countries, Payscale provides a combination of data-driven insights, best-in-class services, and innovative software to enable organizations such as Angel City Football Club, Perry Ellis International, United Healthcare, Vista, and The Washington Post to make fair and appropriate pay decisions
Pay is powerful

  • Voted Seattle’s and Boston’s best places to work according to Built In 2022
  • Voted one of Seattle’s companies with the best benefits according to Built In 2022

Job Description

The infrastructure team designs, builds, and maintains the underlying systems supporting all business functions and SaaS application needs
 Our core goal is to deliver a world-class performant, highly available, and scalable environment
 The network engineer is responsible for all firewalls, routing, switching, wan connectivity, monitoring, and other networking services throughout our environment

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure systems meet requirements of being; performant, available, scalable, recoverable, and secure
  • Lead by example, delivering high-quality solutions; champion quality standards, performance, and scalability
  • Proficient in supporting Cisco and HPE Aruba equipment
  • Multi-cloud network infrastructure troubleshooting, configuration, and project design with an emphasis on Azure and AWS
  • Network troubleshooting for physical and virtual; Linux and Windows environments
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve complex system issues
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks independently
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • On-call duty, responding to critical infrastructure alerts and escalating if needed
  • Rotating support of monthly system maintenance
  • Monitoring and reporting on all networking systems


  • Proven expert knowledge of Palo Alto Firewalls and Panorama management
  • Direct experience in Cloud platform technologies – Microsoft Azure and AWS
  • Understanding of industry-standard system architecture and system management tools
  • Experience in the design, deployment, and support of large, complex systems
  • Knowledgeable with packet capture and analysis
  • Experience with private endpoint, NSGs, and ACLs
  • Familiar with the process of containerizing workloads and facilitating network connectivity
  • Familiar with forms of load balancing from local to Geo
  • Expertise in routing technologies and protocols used in cloud and physical environments
  • Understanding of SNMP troubleshooting and creation of custom monitoring
  • Able to travel to a physical location for network hardware replacement
  • 5+ network engineering role


  • Palo Altos Networks certified
  • Lead by example, delivering high-quality solutions; champion quality standards, performance, and scalability
  • Watchguard experience
  • PRTG experience with custom monitor builds

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Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff
We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform
 If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we’ll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency
But if you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around your consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status