Network Engineer I

April 4, 2024
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Job Description

Flipkart is committed to the cause of transforming commerce in India through our investments in made- in-India technology innovations, customer-centric features and constructs, a diverse category landscape and a world-class supply chain. With a customer base of over 350 million, product coverage of over 150 million across 80+ categories, focus on generating direct and indirect employment and a commitment to empowering generations of entrepreneurs and MSMEs and a sustainable growth strategy – Flipkart is maximising for our customers, stakeholders, and the planet at large!

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Flipkart is a part of the Walmart-owned Flipkart Group, which also includes group companies Flipkart Health+, Myntra, and Cleartrip. The Group is also a majority shareholder in PhonePe, one of the leading Payments Apps in India.Job Description:

As a part of the Network Engineering team @Flipkart, you will have an excellent opportunity to create, manage and support world class data centers and network infrastructure which has a huge impact on the shopping experience of millions of customers’.

You will work closely with Architects, cross functional Engineering teams in designing, deployment and managing the next generation network infrastructure.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Designing, deploying and operating multi-vendor, multi-protocol datacenter & backbone networks
  • Designing, deploying and operating network monitoring systems
  • Identify opportunities to automate tasks / remediate events thereby minimizing human intervention
  • Debugging network issues as they arise and taking it to logical closure / RCA.
  • Assuming on-call responsibility as required.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders / partners which includes carriers, facility operators, network vendors to design and operate the network
  • Be an active participant in technical discussions
  • Writing technical documentation as required

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Technical Qualification

Must haves:

  • Strong Knowledge  of TCP/IP, BGP.
  • Strong knowledge of networking fundamentals 
  • Hands-on experience in designing / operating network in a datacenter 
  • Good understanding of Internet and associated technologies 
  • Basic understanding of linux and scripting.

Good to have:

  • Exposure in designing / implementing Large Scale Datacenter Networks and Datacenter Interconnects 
  • Exposure to service providers, peering networks
  • Network Automation via Ansible, RestApi’s
  • Hands-on experience with scripting languages like Bash, Python
  • Hands-on experience with Linux/Unix 


  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • See a problem or opportunity, take ownership and act on it independently
  • Collaborate and mange efforts with peers and teams across responsibility areas
  • Self-starter, curious and not afraid to ask when in doubt

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Open Positions :

1Skills Required :

Experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools, Understanding of Network protocolsLocation :

Bangalore,KarnatakaEducation/Qualification :

B. Tech/M. TechYears Of Exp :

2 to 8 Years 

Why work with us?

At Flipkart, we promise to maximize what you care about the most. You’ll get an opportunity to leave a mark and create your own legacy, you’ll have freedom to experiment, learn and grow, you’ll get to work with the best in our inclusive teams and experience our culture of care to ensure that you can focus on doing your best work.

Every Flipster is a Maximiser – Curious, Audacious, Entrepreneurial, Purpose-Driven, Excited By Big Challenges, A Team Player and Inclusive. If this is who you are, then Flipkart is the place where you can thrive.

We understand that your own aspirations and journeys are unique. So you choose what you want to maximise, and we provide you the platform for it. Because when you maximise, we maximise.

Visit our career site to know more about what it means to work at Flipkart.

Being Yourself @ Flipkart

Flipkart respects and values differences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to promoting a diverse workplace culture where every individual is valued for who they are, regardless of race, color, age, faith, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, professional pedigree, physical ability, veteran status, or any other characteristics. We firmly believe that when people with diverse identities and perspectives work together, we create the most value – for our customers, our people, and society. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging, where diverse teams innovate and excel every day.

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