Network Automation Engineer

Metaswitch Networks
12 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Metaswitch, the world’s leading cloud native communications software company, are currently recruiting Senior Software Engineers for our London and Edinburgh office locations.

As a company we develop commercial and open-source software solutions that are constructively disrupting the way that service providers build, scale, innovate and account for communication services.

We’ve built our engineering team by attracting and retaining exceptional engineering talent.  Our team of more than 800 individuals is predominantly based in the UK.


The role

We are currently recruiting a Network Automation Engineer. The successful candidate will come from a background of building large-scale, highly resilient REST-based services and be familiar and comfortable with cloud environments and large scale data-centre environments.  You will take on responsibility for automation of the processes used in deploying and managing networks, including the development and maintenance of software to automate complex network provisioning, audit and monitoring tasks.

In addition you will have

  • in-depth knowledge of Linux.
  • great verbal and written communication skills.
  • a Bachelor’s degree
  • advanced knowledge and experience in software development, preferably including Python.
  • experience developing, maintaining and utilizing API based services (JSON, REST)
  • experience with configuration management frameworks such as Ansible, Chef and Puppet.



We will offer a competitive market salary and, once you have joined us, your salary will be reviewed regularly based on your performance and contribution.

We also offer a competitive package of benefits including a bonus plan, company share plan, a non-contributory pension, life insurance and private medical insurance plans, plus a flexible holiday policy.

Metaswitch is proud of our focus on and commitment to our employees, and that our staff retention is exceptionally high.  We’re a company that appreciates and looks after our people.


To apply

If you are interested in exploring the available opportunities please send us

•       a comprehensive CV 

•       a covering email telling us about yourself and why you’re interested in, and suited to, the role


A full job description is available upon request.


We look forward to hearing from you!

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