Edge Networks Platform Engineer

DNS Filter

We work a rotating 4 day work week, so we're off on every other Friday

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in the USA ⚠️

At DNSFilter we are making workplaces more secure through protective DNS and advanced content filtering—and we need your help! We’ve come a long way over the past few years. In 2021 we had a successful $30 million Series A funding round, in 2022 we became the fastest DNS security tool on the planet and acquired the privacy-focused VPN Guardian, and in 2023 we extended our Series A by $15M and added more global points of presence to our anycast network!

As we continue our product-fueled growth by adding new features and broadening our solution to meet the needs of the global market, it's clear there's a missing piece. That's where you come in!

We are looking for an experienced Edge Networks Platform Engineer to help us maintain and grow our OnPrem systems. Qualified candidates understand the importance of observability, know how to automate and use CI/CD tools to deploy their IaC, have experience adhering to best practices for secure deployment of resources, and have recent working knowledge of configuration management. This person will ensure our network’s resilience and availability by using a variety of tools, and will improve our existing processes to keep us on the Edge.

This is a full-time, fully remote role, open to candidates in the United States and Canada, and will participate in on-call rotations.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If you feel like this job is for you, please apply. We believe diversity of experience and skills, including transferable skills, combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence; therefore we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions!


  • 5+ years of experience working with highly scalable applications3+ years experience with managing and deploying IaC via Ansible
  • Proficiency following best security practices for OnPrem resources
  • 2+ years of experience as a Network Engineer with a focus on IX transits and eBGP
  • 2+ years of experience with DNS
  • 2+ years of proficiency working and managing low latency networks
  • Has successfully used monitoring tools to observe network metrics for on-prem resources
  • Experience working remotely
  • Linux OS

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with Ansible Tower
  • Experience with shell / python scripting
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Proficiency working with monitoring & observability tools such as Datadog, Prometheus & Grafana, Loki, etc
  • Pacific or Mountain time zone availability

At DNSFilter You Will:

  • Maintain and operate DNSFilter edge devices
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex network issues related to IX transits and eBGP
  • Optimize AnyCast network BGP peerings to lower latency
  • Install, configure, upgrade, and maintain linux operating systems and applications using Ansible
  • Develop and implement capacity planning strategies to ensure optimal system performance and scalability
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system-related issues in a timely and efficient manner
  • Implement and enforce security implementations to protect systems and data
  • Set and enforce high standards of observability and IaC
  • Be part of our on-call rotation to ensure 99.999% availability

U.S. hiring salary range

$115,000—$130,000 USD

We Offer:

  • A 100% work-from-home position with a company that values and fosters personal and professional growth
  • Pathway to promotion to additional organizational positions and responsibilities based upon results and performance - not just time in the chair.  You help us grow, we will help you grow.
  • Passionate and intelligent colleagues who work hard and have a good time doing it
  • Rotating 4-Day work week
  • Paid company-wide week off at the end of each year
  • Flexible Vacation policy
  • Awesome company swag
  • Home office buildout allowance
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits for US and Canada based employees
  • Full short-term disability and life benefits; available long-term disability
  • 401k with vested company matching for qualifying employees
  • In-person annual gatherings. Last time we all spent a week on a beach in Cancun!

DNSFilter is a pay for performance organization, which means there is the opportunity to advance your compensation with performance over time. The hiring base pay is dependent upon many factors such as level, function, training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and/or geographic location. As a fully remote company, our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. and global geographic markets. We pay differently based on those defined markets. Our Talent Team can share more about the specific salary range for the job location during the hiring process.

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AI-driven threat protection for IT Professionals and Managed Service Providers.

Working Week

We work a rotating 4 day work week, so we're off on every other Friday

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Our Vacation Policy

We have an unlimited vacation (minimum of 15 days) plus public holidays 🥳

Remote Working Policy

We work fully remotely and are a team of 120 and mostly based in USA.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible working hours
  • 8 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Company retreats
  • Equity / options
  • $800 office stipend
  • Professional Development Budget

Our Team

We're a team of 160 across 15 departments:

  • engineering
  • sales
  • support
  • business development
  • operations
  • human resources
  • marketing
  • accounting
  • +7 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Ansible
  • Shell
  • Python
  • IaC Deployment
  • Network Engineering
  • DNS Management
  • Low Latency Networks
  • Linux OS
  • Security Best Practices

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