Quality Assurance Engineer – Big Monitoring Fabric (BMF) (JB ID1855)

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Quality Assurance Engineer – Big Monitoring Fabric (BMF)

Want to be part of the next big thing? Join Big Switch Networks! Big Switch Networks is looking for a
smart and energetic Quality Assurance Engineering specializing in platform testing. This individual will
work closely with the development and QA teams to run automated tests. This includes functional
tests, solution tests, scaling and performance tests, and GUI. This individual will also be asked to
automate test cases, report test progress and test results.

Why join Big Switch?
Come join us at Big Switch Networks, the next-generation data center infrastructure software company that is disrupting the $50+ BB networking market by delivering hyperscale-inspired networking, which provides any enterprise with the same levels of innovation and benefits. Born out of the pioneering research at Stanford’s “Clean Slate” lab that invented software-defined networking (SDN), we are backed by leading VCs including Index, Khosla, Morgenthaler, Redpoint, and Intel Capital. Imagine working at an "awesome" company, where you can make a significant impact to our mutual growth. Big Switch was positioned as a Visionary in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Datacenter Networking, is a Glassdoor 2018 “Best Place to Work” and for the last two years has been a Wealthfront “Career Launching Company”. What are you waiting for? 

Job Overview:
As a member of the technical staff at Big Switch Networks, you have the opportunity to work with a
highly qualified team and contribute to the design and testing of innovative Big Switch solutions for the


  •  BS in CS or equivalent
  •  At least 5+ years industry experience in the networking / network packet broker field
  •  Creating, implementing and reviewing manual/automated test cases.
  •  Knowledge of L2/L3 networking technologies, or Network Monitoring
  •  Experience in using a variety of test tools (Ixia, Spirent, etc.)
  •  Fundamental knowledge of SNMPv2 and SNMPv3
  •  Hands-on experience in security technologies like Firewalls, WAN optimization etc.
  •  Must be familiar with packet capture tools such as Wireshark
  •  Solid experience with OpenStack
  •  Solid understanding of Linux and driver architecture
  •  Good understanding of scripting using Python, or equivalent scripting language
  •  Experience working with Hybrid and public cloud APIs/technology
  •  Strong knowledge of cloud technologies like AWS, Azure google cloud. Certification is a plus
  •  Experience with deep packet inspection (DPI) technologies is a big plus.
  •  Virtualization expertise using VMWARE and Linux KVM environments
  •  Self-motivated individual with the ability to work in a high-achieving team or independently.


  •  Masters Degree or higher in CS or equivalent
  •  3+ years’ experience writing automation tests using Python, Selenium
  •  Experience with REST API
  •  Experience with open source networking performance test tools (Netperf, Iperf, etc.)
  •  Knowledge of Open Flow, SDN protocols is a plus

Additional Requirements:

  •  Experience in handling a high volume of inbound inquires
  •  Excellent customer focus
  •  “The Buck Stops Here” attitude
  •  A proactive, can-do, positive attitude and start-up experience is a big plus (Preferable)

Working Conditions:

This position will be based out of our office in Santa Clara.

Big Switch Networks is the market leader in open software-defined networking solutions for enterprises.
Leading international banks and high-tech companies are using our open SDN architecture to build
their next-generation data centers. Based in Santa Clara and funded by some of the best venture
capital firms in Silicon Valley, the Big Switch Networks team comprises industry veterans who led the
SDN revolution, renowned experts in virtualization and networking, and researchers from Stanford
University. For more information visit www.bigswitch.com.
Big Switch Networks, Inc is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a proactive
program of affirmative action and diversity development. Big Switch Networks, provides equal
opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, military,
veteran or VEVRAA protected veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, and
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