Infrastructure Automation Engineer



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

The Company

Metropolis develops advanced computer vision and machine learning technology that makes mobile commerce remarkable. Our platform is already deployed in hundreds of mobility facilities and industries with billions in opportunity. We’re building the digital pipes through which the future of mobile commerce will move.

The Role

Our rapidly growing company is seeking to hire a Network Automation Engineer to join our Technical Operations team. The Network Automation Engineer will lead the development of our automation tooling to deploy network & compute hardware on a large scale and assist in automating manual processes to help reduce human errors and to increase efficiency of the team.


  • Design, develop, and maintain automated network solutions

  • Build network automation scripts using Python, Ansible, Salt Stack and other automation tools

  • Investigate and find ways to automate existing manual processes to reduce manual-hours works and human-errors

  • Monitoring our systems, responding to outages and issues in a weekly on call rotation

  • Configure and manage network automation tools and platforms

  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to implement automated solutions

  • Take on and resolve network issues and possibly automate the resolution methodology without supervision

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging network automation technologies


  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and automation tools within AWS

  • 5+ years of experience in network engineering or a related field

  • Experience with network automation tools such as Ansible, Salt Stack and Terraform

  • Proficient in Python and other programming languages

  • In-depth knowledge of network topologies and protocols like BGP, OSPF & remote access technologies.

  • Experience with distributed systems at a large scale

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Seattle preferred; open to other office locations (NY, LA) or remote for exceptional candidates