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Quality Assurance Engineer - BCF (JB 1904) at Big Switch
Santa Clara, CA, US

Quality Assurance Engineer – Big Cloud Fabric (BCF)


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?

  • Externally recognized as one of the top start-ups and consistently ranked as one of the top ten networking start-ups, we’re dedicated to building a great product and a great company (and having some fun in the process!).
  • We hire smart, creative, energetic people, game changers at the top of their respective fields. We are a group of innovators who believe we can make a big difference.
  • We offer competitive salaries and great benefits including generous Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts and commuter plans; we also contribute to Health Savings Accounts and a 401(k) plan for our employees.
  • We have a bright, friendly office in Santa Clara with a huge kitchen stocked with goodies, and provide 2 breakfasts and 3 lunches per week free of charge to employees

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 marketplace.


  • BS in CS or equivalent
  • At least 5+ years industry experience in the networking / Data center field
  • Creating, implementing and reviewing manual/automated test cases.
  • experience in L2/L3 Fabric networking technologies
  • Experience in using a variety of test tools (Ixia, Spirent, etc.)
  • Recognizing ways we can make our products better from a data center administrator's viewpoint, test the product with use case in mind.
  • Good understanding of scripting using Python or equivalent scripting language
  • Familiarity with Linux tools such as ping, traceroute, tcpdump, ifconfig, ip link, ip route, etc
  • Hands on experience in virtualization environments using VMWARE and Linux KVM
  • Able to operate with a high degree of independence, driven by an internal desire to succeed at the challenge of breaking our products
  • Good understanding Host Networking and Hypervisors (KVM , ESXi , AHV)


  • Masters Degree or higher in CS or equivalent
  • Experience with REST API
  • Experience in any of the Cloud management systems (NSX , Openstack , Container Orchestration)
  • Knowledge of Open Flow, SDN protocols is a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Experience in handling a high volume of inbound inquiries
  • 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

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 local laws.

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