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Python Developer

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Date Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2024
Job Location: Austin, TX
Pay Rate: Market
Employment Type: Contract
Job Duration: Over 1 year

Job Description:

Title: Python Developer (Networking Technologies)

Location: Austin TX

DUration: Contract One Year in Duration

Are you an expert in Python Development who has applied your coding to complex enterprise networks? Are you looking for a company with a cool product line and a fun environment? Then we've got the job for you.

Our client in Austin, TX wants a talented Python contractor for a full year. What they need is a talented Python/Perl/PHP programmer with networking expertise/background to write scripts/programs to automate common network tasks within their globally distributed environment.

In this role expectations would be to have the capability to interrogate the network devices and monitoring tools, act upon that data as prescribed and render the results in a web based front-end.

Ideally you will develop scripts/programs to interact with 3rd Party APIs that will error check any operations, flag discrepancies, execute and provide exception reports based on the results.

This individual will work closely with network engineers and will need to be able to work in an Agile manner.

We are looking for a talented Python developer who is very comfortable with network coding in high availability environments. Bonus points for gamers!

Primary Responsibilities

Work closely with network engineers to scope and define what scripts and programs are required for automating daily tasks and verification/validation required.

Leverage 3rd Party APIs (e.g. Cisco ACI, InfoBlox NetMRI/IPAM, Cacti and SevOn) to automate manually intensive tasks, provide reports and display data in web based portals with consolidated information.

Automate tasks such as network performance management, configuration management and data extraction and manipulation.

Review code via collaborative code-review tools with peers.

Write and maintain comprehensive documentation for the developed automation components.

Effectively communicate progress and issues.


5+ years developing, documenting and delivering production code in a large, globally distributed environment.

Software development experience with common Web platform / language technologies such as HTTP, REST, SOAP, XML, Python, Perl, PHP, AJAX, and scripting.

Understanding and experience with distributed computing environments (Linux/Unix, Centos/ RHEL), specifically around the network infrastructure

Knowledge of IP networking is a big plus, e.g. TCP/IP, subnets, routing, access control lists, security, firewalls and network traffic analysis.

Experience taking projects from initial spec/requirements through design and implementation, testing and debugging, documentation, and installation.

Has system administration experience to remotely manage (install packages, capture usage and utilization etc.) physical and virtual machine servers which will be used to support automation scripts and programs.

Familiarity with Cisco, Juniper, and Brocade network devices, e.g. Cisco/Juniper routers and switches, Cisco ASR, Cisco Nexus, Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX, Juniper MX, Brocade VDX, etc.

Familiarity with network monitoring tools and respective REST and SOAP based APIs: Cacti, InfoBlox, SevOne, Spectrum.

Culture Fit

Must be self-motivated with strong sense of ownership of your assignments/projects

Strong written and oral communication skills with internal and external stakeholders who are both technical and non-technical

Strong problem solving skills whereas you enjoy solving challenging problems


Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer information systems, or related field REQUIRED. Master's degree preferred.

Posted by:

Everest Consultants, Inc.
1500 NW Bethany Blvd.
Suite 235
Beaverton, OR 97006

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