Open Data Center Switch SW Architect

Yokneam, IL

Job Description / Skills Required


Mellanox Technologies is seeking creative and skilled software architects for exciting positions in the SW CTO office. The CTO office team focuses on providing the world’s most advanced solutions for the modern data center: High Performance Computing, WEB 2.0, Storage, Big Data, Cloud, SW Defined Network, Network Function Virtualization and more. In addition, team members represent the company in the various standard bodies including IETF, IEEE, IBTA and forums like ONF and OCP.
Switch SW architect drives the requirements for data center Network Operating Systems (NOS) including Mellanox’s home grown stack and participation in open source NOS architecture definition such as Sonic, Open switch, Snaproute, Linux switchdev and Open Network Linux.


The switch SW architecture team is in charge of driving technologies from the standard bodies arena (IEEE, IETF, ETSI, ONF, OCP and many others) and from end customers engagements into the development cycle. The focus of the group is both inbound and out bound, providing both internal system specs and external white papers, RFCs, patents and conference lectures and BOFs.


B.Sc with distinction in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
– 5+ years experience in embedded SW development
– M.Sc/PhD – advantage
– Prior knowledge and experience in networking
– Prior knowledge in Data Center technologies (SDN, NFV, Virtualization) – advantage