SDN Controller Software Engineer (JB 1834)

Big Switch Networks - Santa Clara, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $140,000 a year
SDN Controller Platform and SDN Application Engineer

We’re looking for an SDN Controller Platform and SDN Application Engineer to join Big Switch Networks’ Engineering Team.

Job Overview

Reporting to the Manager of MTS, the Engineer will work with Product and other Engineering teams on SDN-related issues.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

Work with Product and Engineering teams to improve our SDN controller platform based on the Floodlight SDN controller
Work with Product and Engineering teams to improve our SDN applications and develop new SDN applications written on top of the Big Switch Networks’ SDN controller.

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:
BSMS/ in Computer Science or closely related field required. PhD a plus
2 Years’ experience developing server-side Java applications preferred
2 Years’ experience developing Linux user-level applications preferred
Experience developing networking products, either SDN or traditional architectures
Experience developing datacenter or enterprise products
Experience with Python
Experience with C++ or C
Experience configuring and managing Linux servers
Experience developing REST-style Web applications
Experience with virtualization
Excels at communicating with cross functional teams
Strong project management skills

The Cloud-First, Customer-First, People-First Company

Big Switch Networks is the market leader in for hybrid cloud networking for enterprises. Leading international banks and high-tech companies are using our Cloud-First Networking architecture to bring the best of cloud networking on-prem as they build their next-generation data center, switching fabrics and analytics infrastructure.

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

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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.