Principal Software Automation Engineer - Aviatrix

Date Posted: Mar 24, 2023

Job Detail

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, United States of America
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
  • Degree:
  • Remote:
    Yes / No
  • Salary:
    Monthly: 1000 USD - 2000 USD

Job Description



As a Principal Software Automation Engineer, you work on a small talented engineering team in a fast-paced, growing startup. You will play a critical role in this endeavor. We need our engineers to be versatile and passionate to handle new problems as we continue to push Multi-Cloud Networking and Security Services technology forward.
We are looking for a Principal Software Automation Engineer who sees the big picture of where public-cloud is headed and want to be at the forefront of a new era of enterprise multi-cloud. We are hiring at all individual contributor levels. We're looking for ideas and skills from every area of computer science, networking, security, large-scale system design. 


  • Build, enhance and optimize our test automation framework
  • Work closely with test, software, and customer engineers to test our networking products at a system level and assess the reliability of the customer networks across upgrades/downgrades to deliver a high quality product
  • Change management, planning/execution and risk analysis/mitigation on large production networks
  • Familiar with CI/CD (GitHub Actions, Jenkins), Terraform
  • Taking ownership and work independently to improve product quality and allow faster and better release cycles
  • You will bring solutions to the leadership team, feedback on solutions recommended.


  • At least 7+ years automating or programming in Python
  • REST API automation working experience is required. 
  • Deep networking knowledge (VLAN/Switching, VPN, BGP, dynamic routing and NAT) or Networking professional certifications (CCIE, JNCIP, or Equivalent) is required.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and ensure quality and reliability across multiple releases for large scale enterprise networks
  • Experience with systems, upgrade and downgrade testing
  • Experience with linux kernel routing and IP routing is a plus
  • Experience operating live production networks is a big plus
  • Ability to identify processes suitable for automation and successfully own and drive these efforts.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and/or Google Cloud Platform is a plus
  • The ability to deliver results in a short time and experience working in fast paced high-growth tech companies.
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Math, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.

US Pay Range

The US annual base salary range for this full-time position is $150,000-$230,000 + benefits + 401(k) match + equity. The pay range is determined by the role, work location, job-related skills, level, experience and relevant education. [Certain roles are eligible to earn sales commission, depending on the terms of the applicable plan.] The range displayed is the minimum and maximum target base salary and is applicable only for new hires for the listed position located in the US. Your Talent Advisor can share more details regarding salary ranges, benefits, and equity for your location during the hiring process.




US: We cover 100% of employee premiums and 88% of dependent(s) premiums for medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) match, short and long-term disability, life/AD&D insurance, $1,000/year education reimbursement, and a flexible vacation policy. 

Outside the US: We offer a comprehensive benefits package which, (subject to regional variations) could include pension, private medical for you and dependents, generous holiday allowance, life assurance, long-term disability, annual wellbeing stipend

Your total compensation package will be based on job-related knowledge, education, certifications and location, per our aligned ranges.

About Aviatrix

Aviatrix, the pioneer of Intelligent Cloud Networking™, optimizes business-critical application availability, performance, security, and cost with multicloud networking software that delivers a simplified and consistent enterprise-grade operational model in and across cloud service providers. Combined with the Aviatrix Certified Engineer (ACE) program, the industry’s first and only multicloud networking certification, innovative enterprises are transforming their business by upgrading their cloud networking with Aviatrix. Learn more at


We embrace the fact that not everyone’s journey took the same route or started at the same place. If your experience doesn’t quite meet the requirements but the opportunity excites you and you believe you could be great, don’t let that hold you back from applying. Tell us what you CAN bring and what makes you special.

Aviatrix is a community where everyone's career can grow and we want to help you achieve your goals and be “your best YOU,” however that looks. If you're seeking an opportunity where you can be excited to start work every morning with enthusiastic people, make a real difference and be part of something amazing then let’s talk. We want to get to know you and how we could grow together.

Aviatrix, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not make hiring decisions based on race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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