Network Reliability Engineer
What Does a Professional in this Career Do?
Builds, develops and implements software and systems to improve reliability, performance and operations of complex computer networks. Evaluate products and services to prevent and identify problems that impact network availability.
There were 194 Network Reliability Engineer job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 2708 in the United States.
In combination with other careers in the Network Engineer / Architect industry, which includes the Network Reliability Engineer career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:
Many new Network Reliability Engineer jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $105,616.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $102,428.
Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Network Reliability Engineer postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $94,369.
Education and Experience
Posted Network Reliability Engineer jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.
Posted Network Reliability Engineer jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.
|Years of Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||25%|
|3 to 5 years||47%|
|6 to 8 years||20%|
Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Network Reliability Engineer positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Communication Skills (35%)
- Troubleshooting (35%)
- Problem Solving (32%)
- Teamwork / Collaboration (30%)
- Planning (30%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- Python (37%)
- Linux (32%)
- Reliability Engineering Studies (30%)
- Ansible (28%)
- Kubernetes (24%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Software Engineering (19%)
- Software Development (18%)
- Debugging (14%)
- UNIX (14%)
- SQL (12%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Continuous Integration (CI) (7%)
- PostgreSQL (7%)
- Linux Scripting (6%)
- AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) (6%)
- ElasticSearch (5%)
Alternative Job Titles
Sometimes employers post jobs with Network Reliability Engineer skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:
- Reliability Engineer
- Associate Software Engineer Site Reliability/Devsecops
- Senior Reliability Engineer
- Allo Network Reliability Engineer
- Site Reliability/Infrastructure Engineer
If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.
- Mechanical Reliability Engineer
- Performance Engineer
- Validation Engineer
- Systems Validation Engineer
- Quality Engineering Manager
- Automation Engineer
- Devops Engineer
- Production Engineer
- Unix Administrator / Engineer
- Systems Engineer
Here are the employers that have posted the most Network Reliability Engineer jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- Travelers (127)
- Nelnet (81)
- Telecoms Com (73)
- Pegasystems Incorporated (68)
- Anthem Blue Cross (56)
- Telecoms Com (70)
- Google Inc. (9)
- Nutanix (5)
- Nutanix, Inc (5)
- American Red Cross (5)
NC State Programs Relevant to this Career
If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!