E-mail: job@instituut,net,,
Work: NTT Global IP Network (AS2914).
Twitter: @JobSnijders
Medium: @jobsnijders.
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Job Snijders is IP Development Engineer at NTT, where he analyzes and architects NTT's Global IP Network (GIN) for future growth. He has been actively involved in the Internet community in an engineering and architectural capacity, as a frequent presenter at network operator events such as NANOG, ITNOG, DKNOG, RIPE, NLNOG & APRICOT, and in a number of community projects for over 10 years. Job is co-chair of the IETF GROW working group, founder & director of the NLNOG Foundation, contributor to the OpenBSD project, and vice president of PeeringDB.

Job's special interests are routing policy, routing security and large scale BGP deployments. He maintains several tools such as irrtree and irrexplorer, and is active in the IETF where he has coauthored or contributed to RFCs and Internet-Drafts.

Job has contributed to the following Internet-Drafts and RFCs:

BCP 214 / RFC 8327 (author) - Mitigating the Negative Impact of Maintenance through BGP Session Culling
RFC 8326 (contributor) - Graceful BGP Session Shutdown
RFC 8212 (author) - Default External BGP (EBGP) Route Propagation Behavior without Policies
RFC 8203 (author) - BGP Administrative Shutdown Communication
RFC 8195 (author) - Use of BGP Large Communities
RFC 8111 (contributor) - LISP Delegated Database Tree
RFC 8093 (author) - Deprecation of BGP Path Attribute values 30, 31, 129, 241, 242, and 243
RFC 8092 (author) - BGP Large Communities
RFC 8060 (author) - LISP Canonical Address Format (LCAF)
RFC 7999 (author) - BGP BLACKHOLE Community
RFC 7908 (contributor) - Problem Definition and Classification of BGP Route Leaks
RFC 7789 (contributor) - Impact of BGP Filtering on Inter-Domain Routing Policies
RFC 7059 (contributor) - A Comparison of IPv6-over-IPv4 Tunnel Mechanisms
RFC 6830 (contributor) - Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)

Work in progress:
draft-yossigi-rpkimaxlen (author) - The Use of Maxlength in the RPKI
draft-ietf-idr-bgp-extended-messages (contributor) - Extended Message support for BGP
draft-keyur-idr-bgp-prefix-limit-orf (author) - Prefix Limit Based ORF for BGP-4
draft-snijders-rpsl-via (author) - The "import-via" and "export-via" attributes in RPSL Policy Specifications

Other projects
BGP Nyan Cat - fun with prefix flapping:
Calculator written in 'route-map': april fools nanog posting
RING - troubleshooting on steroids:

A list of movies: movies-list.txt
LISP wallpapers based on the IETF drafts and the LISP logo: LISP wallpapers.