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Network Engineer



Los Angeles, CA, USA · Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with the mission to be the most trusted driver. Since its start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has focused on building the Waymo Driver—The World's Most Experienced Driver™—to improve access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. The Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, a fully autonomous ride-hailing service, and can also be applied to a range of vehicle platforms and product use cases. The Waymo Driver has provided over one million rider-only trips, enabled by its experience autonomously driving tens of millions of miles on public roads and tens of billions in simulation across 13+ U.S. states.

The Business Systems team defines and builds the business IT architecture that supports the commercial operation of Waymo's autonomous fleet. The team stands at the intersection of finance, operations and IT; through creative architecture, expertise and attention to detail, it ensures that Waymo has world-class capabilities across all its business processes.

This role will be a hybrid onsite role based in Los Angeles, CA or Austin, TX, and reports to the IT Strategy and Operations Manager

In this role you'll:

  • Support the existing network infrastructure
  • Collaborate with team on designs of new sites
  • Document requests of stakeholders for new projects
  • Contribute to cross-functional team status meetings
  • Check-ins with operations teams on network health

At a minimum, we'd like you to have:

  • B.S. in Computer Engineering or 7+ years of working experience in information technology management and service delivery
  • Create site specific Engineering Design Plans.
  • Validate and implement Method Of Procedures to be used internally and by implementation partners.
  • Deploy firewalls, switches, access points, UPS and supporting network infrastructure.
  • Collaborate improvements and/or alternatives on our existing network architecture.
  • Regularly check the network monitoring dashboard to triage and resolve outstanding issues.
  • Provide Level 2 support for network related issues, accepting escalations from the network operations center.
  • Diagnose and correlate network events, identify causes, and document remediation strategies.

It's preferred if you have:

  • Manage and deliver strategic networks with operational excellence
  • Configure network devices via CLI (via console and SSH) and cloud hosted portals.
  • Customer support, technical support, or related customer-facing role.
  • Practical experience establishing and troubleshooting BGP network peering.
  • Experience in process, documentation, and configuration management.


The expected base salary range for this full-time position across US locations is listed below. Actual starting pay will be based on job-related factors, including exact work location, experience, relevant training and education, and skill level. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the role location or, if the role can be performed remote, the specific salary range for your preferred location, during the hiring process.

Waymo employees are also eligible to participate in Waymo’s discretionary annual bonus program, equity incentive plan, and generous Company benefits program, subject to eligibility requirements.

Salary Range
$155,000—$194,000 USD