DocuSign is hiring a

Lead Network Architect


Lead Network Architect
Engineering & Tech Operations | Remote - North America

Our Agreement with Employees:

DocuSign is committed to building trust and making the world more agree-able for our employees, customers and the communities in which we live and work. You can count on us to listen, be honest, and try our best to do what’s right, every day. At DocuSign, everything is equal. We each have a responsibility to ensure every team member has an equal opportunity to succeed, to be heard, to exchange ideas openly, to build lasting relationships, and to do the work of their life. Best of all, you will be able to feel deep pride in the work you do, because your contribution helps us make the world better than we found it. And for that, you’ll be loved by us, our customers, and the world in which we live.

The Team:
Our Engineering & Tech Operations team builds and operates complex solutions for global business challenges that cross cultures, legal jurisdictions, and impacts millions of people and businesses every day. We hire people with a broad set of skills and people who want to work on creating never-been-done-before solutions at scale while ensuring world-class reliability and security. Our Agreement Cloud is a revolutionary solution that changes the way people live, work, and come to agreement.


This Position:
The Lead Network Architect ensures DocuSign’s load balancing and firewall systems are scalable, robust, and reliable.  This includes working with cloud and physical datacenters. This individual must have strong communication and project management skills as they will work with teams across the DocuSign organization.


This position is an Individual Contributor and reports to the Director of Systems Engineering, Technical Operations.



  • Work with development organizations to build resilient, operable, fault tolerant systems
  • Evaluate security, performance, and capacity of systems using telemetry and a data driven approach.  
  • Ensure security certificates and cryptography standards are compliant. Champion security industry best practices
  • Assist large customers with integrations by understanding the end to end flow of traffic between systems
  • Work with vendors, compliance, security, and TechOps staff to implement capacity and performance plans


Basic Qualifications:

  • 12 years related experience
  • Must understand how the internet works, in detail
  • Knowledge and experience with load balancing systems such as F5 and HAProxy
  • Knowledge and experience with firewall architecture, best practices, and operations
  • Knowledge and experience managing DNS infrastructure
  • Knowledge and experience with SSL Certificate management
  • Knowledge and experience with IP network architectures, protocols, and best practices
  • Proficiency with at least one cross platform scripting language such as Python
  • Experience automating routine tasks and a drive to avoid repetitive manual work


Preferred Qualifications :

  • Knowledge and experience building and operating high scale, highly available (99.999+) networks
  • Understanding of security best practices, compliance frameworks, forensic investigation and defense in depth
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical concepts into clear, jargon free language
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline


About us:

DocuSign® helps organizations connect and automate how they prepare, sign, act on, and manage agreements. As part of the DocuSign Agreement Cloud, DocuSign offers eSignature: the world's #1 way to sign electronically on practically any device, from almost anywhere, at any time. Today, hundreds of thousands of customers and hundreds of millions of users in over 180 countries use DocuSign to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people's lives. Plus, we save more trees together! And that’s a good thing.

DocuSign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DocuSign is committed to building a diverse team of talented individuals who bring different perspectives to the discussion and who feel a sense of inclusion and belonging when they join our team. Individuals seeking employment at DocuSign are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category.



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