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Network Engineer

Infrastructure and Cloud

Any US Location, United States | Boston, Massachusetts | Irving, Texas | Los Angeles, California | New York City, New York | Boston, Massachusetts | Atlanta, Georgia | Tampa, Florida | Nashville, United States | Miami, Florida | Raleigh, North Carolina | Cleveland, Ohio | San Mateo, California | Nashville, TN | Newark, New Jersey

Network Engineer

About the role

Imperva’s Infrastructure and Cloud team is looking for a highly technical Network Engineer to drive innovation, scale, and operational excellence for the Imperva globally distributed CDN.  As the Network Engineer, you are responsible for planning, configuration, management, and support of the hardware and software of the network. You will work to improve the overall availability, reliability,  performance, security, and scale of the network for Imperva’s customers.


  • Help identify areas for process and efficiency improvement within the network infrastructure and recommend solutions and assist in overseeing implementation using established best practices
  • Network development mindset to use code to improve operational workflows and efficiencies
  • Understand network hardware and software scale and limitations
  • Work with vendors to test and evaluate, new code and equipment
  • Work on a global team, collaborating cross-functionally in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with limited supervision
  • Escalations, incident response, RCA, and postmortems
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation


  • 5+ years of professional experience within a cloud/web/CDN scale infrastructure
  • Experience with large scale global/service provider network environments
  • Strong knowledge in routing (BGP/ISIS/MPLS), switching, optical, & firewalls
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols (TCP/UDP, HTTP, DNS) and IPv4/ IPv6
  • Strong understanding of anycast routing
  • Experience with transit, peering policies, and capacity planning
  • Expert knowledge of Juniper and Arista hardware and software
  • Experience programming in any combination of Bash, Python, Go, C/C++, Rust
  • Experience with automation orchestration using Ansible/Saltstack 
  • Knowledgeable of Linux systems
  • Experience writing detailed runbooks, MOPs, high/low-level design documents, topology diagrams, configuration
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Network Certification (CCNA/CCNP/JNCIP/CCIE/JNCIE) are a plus 
  • BS/MS in computer science, engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience

Our Company:

Imperva is the cybersecurity leader whose mission is to help organizations protect their data and all paths to it. Customers around the world trust Imperva to protect their applications, data and websites from cyber attacks. With an integrated approach combining edge, application security and data security, Imperva protects companies through all stages of their digital journey. Imperva Research Labs and our global intelligence community enable Imperva to stay ahead of the threat landscape and seamlessly integrate the latest security, privacy and compliance expertise into our solutions. Learn more on the Imperva website or company blog, and follow Imperva on LinkedIn and Twitter.


Imperva offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, flexible time off and more. It’s an exciting time to work in cybersecurity. Learn about Imperva products and services at www.imperva.com and career opportunities at www.imperva.com/careers

Legal Notice:

Imperva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.