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Job Snijders

Job Snijders is an Internet Engineer at Fastly where he analyzes and architects global networks for future growth. Job has been actively involved in the Internet community in both operational, 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 15 years. Job is co-chair of the IETF GROW working group, co-chair of the RIPE Routing Working Group, vice president of PeeringDB, director of the Route Server Support Foundation, manager of the IRRd v4 project, and Art Director for the OpenBSD project.

Job's special interests are BGP routing policies, RPKI based routing security, and large Internet scale PKIX-RPKI & BGP deployments. Job helps maintain several tools such as IRRd, rpki-client, bgpq4, OpenBGPD, irrtree, rtrsub, and irrexplorer, and is active in the IETF where they have coauthored or contributed to RFCs and Internet-Drafts.

Job has some experience with the implementation, operation and misery of RPKI Certificate Authorities, Publication Servers, and Relying Parties.


Role Group Email
Chair Global Routing Operations (grow)

RFCs (11)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 7999 Oct 2016 BLACKHOLE Community 1 RFC
RFC 8060 Feb 2017 LISP Canonical Address Format (LCAF) 9 RFCs
RFC 8092 Feb 2017 BGP Large Communities Attribute 3 RFCs
RFC 8093 Feb 2017 Deprecation of BGP Path Attribute Values 30, 31, 129, 241, 242, and 243
RFC 8195 Jun 2017 Use of BGP Large Communities 1 RFC
RFC 8203 Jul 2017 BGP Administrative Shutdown Communication 4 RFCs
RFC 8212 Jul 2017 Default External BGP (EBGP) Route Propagation Behavior without Policies
RFC 8327 Mar 2018 Mitigating the Negative Impact of Maintenance through BGP Session Culling
RFC 9003 Jan 2021 Extended BGP Administrative Shutdown Communication
RFC 9319 Oct 2022 The Use of maxLength in the Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI)
RFC 9323 Nov 2022 A Profile for RPKI Signed Checklists (RSCs)

Active Internet-Drafts (7)

Expired Internet-Drafts (40)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity