NetOps Engineer at Mimecast Services Limited in Lexington, MA

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NetOps Engineer


Title: NetOps Engineer

Job ID: 2019-4438
Type: Permanent Full Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Engineering and R&D
Lexington, Massachusetts


This is a great opportunity to join our Global Technical Operations team. We're looking for NetOps Engineer with a passion for networking and exceptional analytical and troubleshooting capabilities.

Mimecast Engineers are high performing, technically competent and passionate technology evangelists, typically at the center of all the action. We tackle a range of complex network and system issues across a large-scale global datacenter environment, in order to ensure the availability and reliability of all Mimecast services.


As part of the globally distributed Mimecast Technical Operations team, you will have a knack for digging deep and taking the lead to resolve on complex technical issues, incidents and daily challenges within this fast-paced environment.

Additionally, you will take ownership and provide leadership on projects, with a focus on solving sometimes very difficult problems and providing intelligent, scalable and maintainable solutions across our global datacenter environment.

  • Provide end to end network engineering support management and maintenance for a predominately Juniper network estate.
  • Work with network providers to resolve network issues.
  • Handle troubleshooting queries related to the network in collaboration with other Engineering teams.
  • Act as an internal point of contact to resolve network related technical issues.
  • Participate in an out-of-hours on call roster


  • Working experience on network switches and routers, preferably Juniper
  • Strong in network switching and routing concepts
  • Strong understanding of common Internet protocols and applications such as SMTP, DNS, HTTP, SSH, SNMP etc.
  • Ability to analyze network behavior, performance and application issues using standard tools.
  • Experience configuring and managing high-end Firewalls
  • Strong foundational knowledge of network protocols including the OSI-layers, TCP/IP, Routing, IPSEC, NAT and SNMP protocols.
  • Hands on experience with network monitoring tools such as Solar winds, Nagios, Cacti, Rancid etc.
  • Previous experience in a network operations role in a global enterprise datacenter environment
  • Exposure to a rapidly scaling environment in growing fast paced enterprise
  • Due to the nature of this role’s responsibilities, you must be a U.S. citizen in order to be considered a candidate.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with Linux, preferably with CentOS/RHEL-based distributions
  • Network automation experience using Ansible
  • Experience scripting with one of the following languages: BASH, Ruby, or Python
  • Knowledge of and experience working with RESTFul APIs


We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including private healthcare, dental and life coverage. Mimecast is an entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All Mimecasters strive on being high performers, problem solvers, and team players with passion and integrity.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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