Network Engineer

Bastrop, TX /
Engineering /
/ On-site
The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions.


    • Manage and expand network interconnections, network co-location sites and points of presence (POPs)
    • Maintain the uptime and performance of the ground network
    • Improve network performance based upon system performance metrics
    • Assist in updating system configuration and firmware
    • Assist in negotiating technical aspects of supplier and service provider contracts

Basic Qualifications

    • 3+ years of professional hands on experience operating a service provider network
    • Operational experience in a Linux production environment
    • Experience with Python and/or bash scripting

Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or engineering discipline
    • Deep understanding of service provider networks including but not limited to:
    • Connectivity (Ethernet, WDM, IPv4 and IPv6)
    • Switching (MPLS, QinQ)
    • Routing (BGP, OSPF, IS-IS)
    • Subscriber Management (BNG, RADIUS/AAA, QoS, BSS/OSS integration)
    • Network security and Anti-DDoS measures
    • Internet services (DNS, DHCP, NTP, etc.)
    • Familiarity with network health monitoring systems such as Observium, Solarwinds or Nagios
    • Experience with hands-on work in bringing up network infrastructure
    • Experience creating documentation and procedures
    • Ability to run projects independently
    • Experience working on wireless networks
    • Experience working on software defined networking (SDN) and/or network function virtualization (NFV)
    • Cisco, Juniper or other industry certifications
We're a team of dedicated, smart, and scrappy people. Our employees are passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.

We offer employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, and a competitive amount of equity for all permanent employees.

The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.