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Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
As the Cloud Operations + Innovations Team (CO+I) expands, we are seeking a talented Network Engineer to join our team in the exciting endeavor of designing and implementing Microsoft’s Corporate Network (CorpNet) within Microsoft’s Datacenters.

The Network Engineer role is to collaborate with ITIMs, Project Managers, Network Planners, and vendors, to design the WAN (Wide Area Networks), LAN (Local Area Networks), and WLAN (Wireless Local Area Networks) networks, by creating ROMs (Rough Order of Magnitude), BOMs (bills of materials), and a Network Connectivity Matrix. You'll also contribute to prestaging configurations, ticketing for device setups, and post-go-live troubleshooting. Your role ensures the efficient operation of Microsoft's network infrastructure.


  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, such as network architects, project managers, and implementation engineers, to define WAN, LAN and WLAN hardware requirements for various site build outs and ensure smooth and successful deployment of network solutions.
  • Designing and implementing our CorpNet, as well as identifying opportunities to enhance the efficiency of existing networks.
  • Developing comprehensive High-Level Network Designs (HLDs) incorporating Cisco WAN and LAN, while utilizing HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) / Aruba WLAN solutions.
  • Creating detailed Low-Level Designs (LLDs) that outline specific configuration and implementation requirements.
  • Preparing correct Bill of Materials (BOMs) to ensure the availability of necessary equipment and components.
  • Actively taking part in design review meetings to gather requirements and align network solutions with the organization's business goals.
  • Creating a Network Design Template (NDT) and Patching Templates.
  • Generating and uploading staging documents to ease pre-implementation preparation.
  • Supplying regular updates on network status to key stakeholders, keeping them informed about progress and any relevant changes.
  • Supporting Project Closeout activities by aiding in troubleshooting and offering technical guidance and ability to resolve any post-turnup punch list items.
  • Updating and meticulously keeping correct documentation, including network diagrams, configuration files, runbooks and other relevant records.
  • Contributing to the knowledge base by documenting best practices, troubleshooting procedures, and design guidelines.


  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or 5 years of hands-on experience in the network domain.
  • Working knowledge of wireless design processes (predative, post survey, heatmaps, reading blueprints) and use of Ekahau and Visio.
  • Solid experience in designing and deploying Cisco WAN/LAN and HPE/Aruba wired / wireless solutions.
  • In-depth understanding of network protocols, topologies, and routing/switching technologies.
  • Strong ability in creating High-Level Designs (HLDs) and Low-Level Designs (LLDs) for complex network architectures.
  • Familiarity with network security principles and best practices.
  • Ability to collaborate with people at all levels of management and technical levels.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Organizational skills including Time Management, Planning and Goal Setting, Task Prioritization, Information Management and Delegation.
  • Ability in scheduling and working on large-scale projects.
  • Ability in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams.
  • Must be self-motivated, ability to self-manage in a remote environment, while keeping high productivity levels.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cisco and/or HPE certifications (CCNA, CCNP, HPE, ATP, etc.) foundation of technical knowledge in the field.
  • Must be able to collaborate with people at all levels of management.

These requirements include, but are not limited to, the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.




Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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