Network Engineer

San Francisco, New York, Remote Information Technology Full-time

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

Blend’s IT Operations team needs a Network Engineer to plan, build, and maintain our growing footprint throughout the country and to integrate networks from a newly acquired company! Blend’s operations team is a diverse mix of subject matter experts that run large IT projects for Blend and handle T2 internal support. The Network Engineer will be the subject matter expert for all things network related, including new office wiring, ISP sourcing and installation, network design, office WiFi optimization, and VPN setups.

How you'll contribute

  • Manage our growing number of networks and their growing security and compliance needs
  • Run IT projects with limited oversight
  • Assist other team members and the IT Support team with projects outside your expertise
  • Assist with T2 ticket escalation resolution
  • Develop, implement, and document IT policies and procedures

Who you are

  • Project management and problem-solving skills
  • Strong networking fundamentals: You know what switches and routers do; VLANs and firewall rules spark joy for you; subnetting and supernetting is something you either can do or want to figure out; WiFi problems prompt a ‘challenge accepted’ response; You know that replacing patch cables solves a lot of weird problems
  • Comfortable with basic network troubleshooting especially when helping less technical folks
  • Willing and able to travel occasionally to support new office builds

Bonus Points!

  • Experience working in a heavily regulated industry
  • Experience with JAMF, Okta, Zoom, G Suite, Meraki, Atlassian, and Zendesk
  • AWS Networking experience (VPCs, Security Groups, ELB)
  • Experience with, or knowledge of, DevOps principles and automation

Benefits and Perks

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
  • Daily meal stipend during COVID-19 (lunch, dinner,snacks, and Pizza Fridays when working from the office)
  • Diversity and inclusion training 
  • Four months of paid parental or personal leave
  • Generous vacation policy, company-wide mental health days during COVID-19
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19

Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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