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Network Monitoring and Analysis Engineering (JB 1905) at Big Switch
Santa Clara, CA, US

Network Monitoring and Analysis Engineering

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? 


  • Work with Product and Engineering teams to improve our SDN controller platform, based on the Floodlight SDN controller
  • Design and implement SDN (Software-Defined Networking) networking applications
  • Design and implement integration of networking orchestration software on SDN controller
  • Write unit test and verification tools
  • Measure and improve networking application performance and scalability
  • Provide new features, fixes and issue analysis to support QA (Quality Assurance) team and customers


  • Experience developing server-side Java applications
  • Experience developing Linux user-level applications


  • Experience developing networking products, either SDN or traditional architectures
  • Experience developing datacenter or enterprise products
  • Python experience
  • C++ or C experience
  • Experience configuring and managing Linux servers
  • Experience developing REST-style Web applications
  • Virtualization experience

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or closely related field required
  • Excellent programming, problem solving and debugging skills
  • Ability to solve complex distributed systems and networking issues
  • Excels at communicating with cross functional teams
  • Strong project management skills


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, please visit 

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 its employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military, veteran or VEVRAA protected veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws. Big Switch Networks is an E-Verify participant.