The Datapath/ Packet Forwarding Technical Leader will be at the forefront of architecture, design and implementation of VSS' new generation of high-performance appliances and platform. This individual will be part of a team developing very high performance packet processing capabilities to expand VSS', management and application capabilities. You will be part of, and work closely with a team of outstanding firmware, software, QA, hardware engineers.VSS is a fast-paced and profitable company with a commitment to excellence and efficiency. VSS has a growing customer base, and is expanding their product development capabilities to continue its successful growth and expansion, meet demand, and develop new capabilities for our 3th Generation product line.You will be a key part of the development team and work closely with QA, and Software Teams.
Will be responsible for design and development of software for the next generation vBroker products mainly working on data path/Packet forwarding software.
Requirements and Experience:
- BS or MS (Preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related discipline.
- 5-10+ years successfully developing very high-performance, highly reliable network systems.
- Proficiency in C/C++ in a real time embedded environment preferably Linux or other RTOS.
- Strong experience in working with standard network chips or processors and program them for supporting Layer 2 and Layer 3 functionality
- Experience in data path and packet forwarding software.
- In-depth knowledge of packet switching and routing.
- A driving sense of craftsmanship, quality and ownership
- Ability to work independently and in small teams
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Understanding of application layer network protocols
VSS Monitoring network packet brokers (NPB) improve the performance and efficiency of a broad range of network monitoring and security tools by providing the most advanced network-wide visibility, access and processing offload. VSS Monitoring is a world leader in network packet brokers (NPB), providing a unique systems approach to enable network-wide and link-layer visibility, access and offload for a broad ecosystem of network monitoring and security tools. Deployed globally by Tier 1 service providers, F500 corporations and major government agencies, VSS Monitoring packet brokers improve tool usage and efficiency, simplify IT operations, and greatly enhance tool ROI. For more information, visit vssmonitoring.com