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Current Job Openings at ARIN

Overview

Employees describe ARIN as offering a supportive, casual and flexible work environment that provides an atmosphere of continuous learning while being responsive to the community we serve.

ARIN offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, training and education. In lieu of stock options (we are a nonprofit, membership association), we have a generous 401k retirement plan. Eligible employees received a 14% fully-vested employer match in both 2013 and 2014.

Meeting Planner

Application Information

To apply for this opening, please email your resume to meetingplanner@arin.net or fax your resume to our offices in Chantilly, VA. Our fax number is 703.263.0111. You must include a desired salary range in order to be considered.

Please note that this is an in-house position - no full-time telecommuters, no consultants. Relocation not provided.

ARIN is seeking a Meeting Planner to coordinate and manage aspects of event/meeting planning for ARIN, to include two major Public Policy and Members Meetings each year and an additional 10 one-day ARIN on the Road events. There may be additional smaller meetings to coordinate.

We are seeking candidates that have mastered all areas of meeting planning. Highlights of the major work tasks include:

  • Coordination of all aspects of the meetings and social events (RFP development, site selection, pre-planning, onsite execution and post event wrap up), delivering the "project" on time and in budget.
  • Conduct site research and selection, contract negotiation to include hotel, A/V, webcasting, budgeting, timeline development and monitoring, progress reporting, and provide on-site support and logistics.  Coordinate with others in department, and on your "meeting team" including other internal departments, other organizations and corporate sponsors.
  • Meetings range from half days to several days and from 25 to over 200 participants and take place mainly in Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean, primarily in hotels.
  • Work with internal teams to ensure adequate equipment and materials onsite.  
  • Develop and maintain effective sponsorship program. Undertake outreach and coordination efforts to obtain in-kind and financial support for ARIN Public Policy and Members Meetings.
  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality in matters that require discretion.
  • On-site meeting management sometimes requires evening and weekend work and less than 10% travel. Ability to travel for site visits and meetings/events is required, and foreign travel and a passport may be necessary.

Background and Skills Required

  • Must be customer-oriented and a team player
  • Must be a self-starter, extremely detail-oriented
  • Flexibility and stress tolerance
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience in budgeting and budget monitoring
  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in Hospitality or a related area, or a minimum of four years experience in full-time meeting planning is required
  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) required
  • Experience reading through trade show documentation to order booth setups is a plus

Network Administrator

Apply: To apply for this opening, please email your resume to jobs-networkadmin@arin.net or fax your resume to our offices in Chantilly, VA. Our fax number is 703.263.0111. Please note that this is an in-house position - no full-time telecommuters, no consultants. Relocation not provided.

We are currently seeking a Network Administrator who will be responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and tuning of complex Internet connected multi-site network. 

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Perform the installation of network hardware.  Configure routers, switches, and other network hardware in accordance with established guidelines.  Responsible for the day-to-day management of the network environment.
  • Monitor and tune the network to ensure optimum performance in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Proactively evaluate network security, make recommendations for improvement, perform preventative maintenance and apply security updates as required by ARIN policies.  Implement security practices and procedures in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on network hardware and software products based on an assessment of operating requirements.
  • Participate in the formulation, development, implementation of applications and systems as needed.  Provide subject matter expertise on inter-networking and routing related technologies.
  • Provide-on-call support for all critical network and system operations on a rotating basis.  Provide secondary, escalated tier support for all network-based problems.

Background and Skills Required

  • Four-year college degree, preferably in an information systems or computer science related discipline OR equivalent combination of education and experience. In lieu of education, 3 years of network engineering experience in a service provider environment may be substituted.
  • At least 4 years of job-related experience support complex computer and network systems. 
  • Experience in monitoring, supporting, and managing complex networks. 
  • Ability to evaluate new hardware and systems; and make sound recommendations. 
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.

Background and Skills Preferred (good to have)

  • Familiarity with various operating environments, shell scripting, Perl/Python, and RPSL.
  • Familiarity with UNIX system administration.  Windows system administration and database administration.

Security Engineer

Apply: To apply for this opening, please email your resume to securityeng@arin.net or fax your resume to our offices in Chantilly, VA.  Our fax number is 703.263.0111. Please note that this is an in-house position - no full-time telecommuters, no consultants. Relocation not provided.

We are currently seeking a Security Engineer who will be responsible for analyzing existing and future systems, reviewing security architectures, and developing solutions that integrate information security requirements to proactively manage information protection.

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Proactively evaluate system and network security, make recommendations for improvement and perform preventive maintenance and apply security updates as required by ARIN policies Implement security practices and procedures to in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Provide Defense in Depth principles and technology in security engineering designs and implementation.
  • Develop, plan, assist, and oversee the implementation of information security policy, strategic plans, and security initiatives that include: security classification/categorization, risk and vulnerability assessments, security controls design and implementation, incident response, business continuity, security awareness, network and application security, and security audits.
  • Evaluate, design and establish monitoring mechanisms for performance, security, capacity and maintenance. Monitor systems and make corrections or recommendations to resolve issues as they arise.
  • Review and assess information security events and logs via security information/event manager.
  • Provide on-call support for all critical network and system operations on a rotating basis.

Background and Skills

  • Four-year college degree, preferably in an information systems or computer science related discipline OR equivalent combination of education and experience. In lieu of education, 4 years of Unix System Administration experience or 6 years of Windows experience may be substituted.
  • Job-related experience supporting Redhat / Centos Linux and other Unix and Linux environments focusing on security practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Linux and other Unix-like operating environments, including extensive knowledge of Bourne/Perl/Python and other scripting languages.
  • Proven experience in monitoring, supporting, and managing complex Linux and Unix systems.
  • Ability to understand complex instructions and work independently.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written skills

Background and Skills Preferred (good to have)

  • Familiarity with common Internet protocols such TCP/IP, IPv6, DNS, HTTP and BGP.
  • Familiarity with Windows system administration, network operations and database administration.

Software Engineer

Apply: To apply for this opening, please email your resume to jobs-sweng@arin.net or fax your resume to our offices in Chantilly, VA. Our fax number is 703.263.0111. Please note that this is an in-house position - no full-time telecommuters, no consultants. Relocation not provided.

We are currently seeking multiple Software Engineers of all experience-levels with an emphasis on web application development to join our very dynamic engineering team. These engineers will be working on systems that serve the very core of the Internet and whose technology is highly visible within the Internet Community. 

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Analyze, design, develop, and support our customer-facing and internal web applications, web services, and other back-end systems related to Whois, DNS, the routing public key infrastructure, and Internet route registry as well as billing and membership management software.
  • Participate in our synchronized, multi-team scrum-base Agile development process, and develop and deploy Java EE, JBoss Seam, Hibernate software in Linux-based environments.
  • Knowledge of Java EE, Hibernate/JPA, and relational database technologies are an absolute requirement.
  • Experience with JBoss AS / Wildfly or other Java EE containers, JBoss Seam or other context-based dependency injection systems, REST architecture, Git, Gradle, Docker and Maven are desirable. Familiarity with C, Ruby, Whois, RPKI, RDAP, DNS and IP networking are welcomed.

Background / Skills

  • 4-year college degree preferably in an information systems or computer science related discipline OR equivalent work experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team-based development life-cycle.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.

Junior and Senior Software Test Engineers – Software Integration

Apply: To apply for this opening, please email your resume to jobs-qa@arin.net or fax your resume to our offices in Chantilly, VA. Our fax number is 703.263.0111. Please note that this is an in-house position - no full-time telecommuters, no consultants. Relocation not provided. Please specify if you are applying for the Junior or Senior role.

We are currently seeking Senior and Junior Software Test Engineers with an emphasis on web application testing to join our very dynamic engineering team. This engineer will be working on systems that serve the very core of the Internet and whose technology is highly visible within the Internet Community. 

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and support software that tests our customer-facing and internal web applications, web services and other back-end systems related to Internet number resource management, Whois, DNS and the routing public key infrastructure.
  • Participate in the design and development of our Selenium-based testing framework and internal testing tools.
  • Perform exploratory testing that informs and enhances automated software test development.

Background / Skills Required

  • 5+ years of Java experience for Seniors, 1+ of Java experience for Juniors
  • Experience with JBoss AS or other Java EE containers.
  • Working knowledge of SQL

Background / Skills Preferred

  • 4-year college degree preferably in an information systems or computer science related discipline OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2 years of job-related experience in a DevOps or QA group.
  • Knowledge of Selenium/Webdriver
  • Experience with Puppet, Foreman or other tools for automating configuration management
  • Experience with Ruby or other scripting languages
  • Familiarity with common Internet protocols

Systems Administrator

Apply: To apply for this opening, please email your resume to jobs-sysadmin@arin.net or fax your resume to our offices in Chantilly, VA. Our fax number is 703.263.0111. Please note that this is an in-house position – no full-time telecommuters, no consultants. Relocation not provided.

Job Description and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the configuration, maintenance, monitoring and tuning of a complex system of networked Linux and Unix systems and services including high performance clusters, storage and backup systems.

You will be contributing in the following areas: 

  • Perform the installation and upgrades of Linux and Unix based hardware and software. Configure servers, workstations and routers in accordance with established guidelines. Responsible for the day-to-day management of all Linux and Unix systems.
  • Manage user access, create and delete system accounts and monitor account privileges.  Assist users in solving operational problems.
  • Pro-actively evaluate system security, make recommendations for improvement and perform preventive maintenance and apply security updates as required by ARIN policies Implement security practices and procedures to in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Provide technical administration of all DNS zones managed by ARIN.
  • Evaluate, design and establish monitoring mechanisms for performance, security, capacity and maintenance. Monitor systems and make corrections or recommendations to resolve issues as they arise. 
  • Establish, manage, and supervise disaster recovery process in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on hardware and software products based on an assessment of operating requirements. 
  • Contribute to the design, build, test, and implementation of applications and systems as needed.  Provide subject matter expertise on Linux and Unix based platforms and technologies.
  • Provide on-call support for all critical network and system operations on a rotating basis.
  • Provide backup support for network operations, Windows and database system administration.

Background / Skills Required

  • 4-year college degree preferably in an information systems or computer science related discipline OR equivalent combination of education and experience. In lieu of education, 4 years of Unix System Administration experience may be substituted.
  • At least 2 years of job-related experience supporting Red Hat / CentOS Linux and other Unix and Linux environments. 
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and other Unix-like operating environments including good knowledge of various scripting languages, such as Bourne shell and Python.
  • Proven experience in monitoring, supporting, and managing complex Linux and Unix systems.
  • Ability to understand complex instructions and work independently.
  • Ability to evaluate new hardware and software systems and make sound recommendations.
  • Good interpersonal skills.  Strong verbal and written skills.

Background / Skills Preferred (good to have)

  • Familiarity with common Internet protocols such TCP/IP, IPv6, DNS, HTTP and BGP.
  • Familiarity with Windows system administration, network operations and database administration.