Senior Software Engineer - Test

Santa Clara, CA
Awake’s mission is to protect companies from advanced cyber attacks and to help their security teams operate with super-human efficiency. Our approach is simply different than what is available today, and we aim to create a world-class, enduring capability to help protect the information assets that enrich our world.

We are an early stage startup with a newly released product that is growing and changing as we continue gathering more customer feedback. Our small team of extremely talented and friendly folks is working closely with customers to ensure their success. We're headquartered in Sunnyvale, steps away from Caltrain.


    • Try as hard as you can to break our systems keeping the development team on their toes
    • Develop & maintain test automation frameworks for testing our network infrastructure
    • Write comprehensive test plans, execute manual tests and automate test cases
    • Develop end-to-end load and performance tests
    • Develop performance benchmarks and document the results
    • Triage test failures and file bugs in Jira
    • Research emerging tools, trends, methodologies to enhance existing systems and processes
    • Work closely with various teams through development and implementation cycles

Our Dream Candidate

    • Bachelor's degree or greater, Computer Science or equivalent field
    • 5+ years of network testing experience
    • Solid knowledge of network design, issues and deployment scenarios
    • Strong scripting skills (Python/Perl/Shell)
    • Experience with performance and load testing
    • Knowledge of transactional throughput, latency, memory management/profiling, and CPU utilization
    • Advanced knowledge in switching, routing, network management, and virtualization
    • Experience in using a variety of test tools such as Ixia, Spirent, Agilent, etc
    • Solid understanding of testing methodologies and best practices
    • Team player with excellent communication skills

Perks and Benefits

    • Competitive salary with early employee stock grant
    • Opportunities to contribute to Open Source
    • Talented and friendly teammates
    • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
    • Flexible work hours and unlimited vacation
    • Free lunches
    • Wide range of delicious snacks and beverages