Packet forward/Sr/Staff Software Engineer-Extreme Networks-8523
Bangalore, India /
Products – Engineering /
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The ideal candidate should have BS/MS in Engineering CS, EE or related field and 4 to 12 years hands-on experience in Networking area
Perform embedded system software design and implementation for leading high-performance data networking products as a member of a highly capable and dynamic engineering team.
Design, develop, and maintain embedded routing, switching or analytics software.
Implement new features for networking platforms.
Propose design architectures and solutions for new features and enhancements.
Unit test implemented work.
Work with third party protocol/database stacks.
Resolve software issues that arise during testing cycle and from customers.
Work closely with software
Quality assurance engineering to review feature test plans and confirm functions.
Be involved in early-stage development of high-performance, next-generation networking platforms
Desired experiences in one or more of the following:
Software or Hardware-based Packet Forwarding
Software management of networking HW resources such as TCAM, packet buffers, RIB/FIB
IPv4/IPv6 routing/forwarding, PBR, ACL, Rate-limiting, QoS
MPLS, VPLS, VLL, VRF, L3VPN, VXLAN, Openflow, SDN
Hitless Software Upgrade/ISSU and High Availability
TCP/IP stack, ARP/ND, DHCP
LAG/LACP, Layer 2 switching, Ethernet
Understanding of system architecture, SDK or Drivers for network processor or traffic manager ASIC/FPGA preferred.
Experience in Linux OS and multi-threaded programming preferred.
Experience in Python, shell scripting preferred.
Experience in automated software unit testing preferred.
Excellent C coding and debugging skills are required.
Comfortable with technical and business English usage (documents reading, e-mails, conference calls)
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