Network Engineer - Korea

Seoul, Seoul-si, Korea (Republic of)
Software and Services


Role Number:200512830
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Imagine what you could do here? At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish! Come join Global Network Services, the team that provides the underlying network infrastructure powering Apple’s business!


Based in Seoul, the role will be part of a regional team of technical engineers focused on building and supporting our corporate network infrastructure across Korea and Japan, as well as support broader APAC or Global activities for Apple. Areas of responsibility include the planning, design, deployment, optimisation, operation and monitoring of the Apple network across a broad spectrum of technologies including WAN, LAN, Data Centre, wireless, security, remote access and network management and automation tools. You will work with the regional network team on the deployment of new infrastructure (new sites, expansions and implementing new technologies) as well as support the ongoing life cycle management of existing network devices. You will also help to monitor the network, provide L2 incident support, maintain network and server room standards and contribute to the automation and optimisation of our regional network operations.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience of designing, implementing and supporting network infrastructure (routers, switches, firewalls, wireless controllers and access points).
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6 Addressing/subnetting, BGP routing Protocols, Layer 2 switching, Wireless networking and network cabling standards.
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco, Arista and Palo Alto networking platforms.
  • Familiarity with the techniques involved in identifying and resolving network related problems.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Korean (TOPIK Level 5 or above) and proficient in English (Test scores are a good guide but it’s your willingness and ability to work in a multilingual, multicultural environment that’s most important!).

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

・ College degree or relevant technical degree preferred. ・ Experience (5+ years) and progressive responsibilities within a global, multi-cultural, multi-location organization. ・ Advanced vendor Network Certifications preferred (e.g. CCNP/CCIE, or similar with other vendors).

Additional Requirements

  • ・ Knowledge and experience with network monitoring and management.
  • ・ Knowledge of security protocols (IPSec/SSL, ACL, NAT, stateful firewall, packet filtering).
  • ・ Programming or scripting experience in Python, Perl, Ruby, or Go would be beneficial.
  • ・ Experience with configuration management and automation technologies, such as Ansible, Salt, Chef or Puppet.
  • ・ Project Management experience would be a plus.
  • ・ Ability to thrive under pressure and navigate ambiguous situations.
  • ・ Willingness to work outside of normal office hours and/or travel to other Apple or partner locations as required.
  • Apple’s most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programmes. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, giving everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programmes that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products. Apple benefits programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements.
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