Senior Network QA Engineer

Yokneam, IL

Job Description / Skills Required

Overview

Mellanox is looking for a Senior Network QA Engineer to join our End-to-End Switches Verification group.
Responsibilities

Develop and Execute testing procedures for new and existing products with emphasis on emulation of customer.
This may include building Data Center clusters and Cloud environments, large scale networks emulation, and other vendors interoperability tests
Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
Liaise with internal teams (e.g., developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
Root-cause software and hardware that do not conform to specifications
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
Qualifications

Education
BA/BSc In CS/EE or equivalent experience as IT/Networking Engineer
Certifications:
CCNA/JNCIA or equivalent – minimal requirements
CCNP/JNCIP/JNCIS – advantage
CCIE/JNCIE – big advantage

Desired Skills and Experience
Over 5 years of experience as Software QA Engineer
In depth knowledge in one or more of the following protocols:
ARP/RARP, ICMP, Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, HTTP/S
L2 & L3 Protocols (VLANs, RSTP, MSTP, PVRST, IP Routing, BGP, OSPF, PIM-SM / SSM, IGMP)
IPv6
Proven hands-on experience with Ethernet Switches: Cisco/Arista/Juniper L2 & L3 Switches & Routers
Advantages:
Experience in large datacenter networks
Experience in virtualization
In depth knowledge in Linux, KVM, ESX and Windows Operating Systems
Programming knowledge in one of following languages: Bash / Python / other OOP
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