Network Software Test Engineer

San Jose, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Arrcus was founded to enhance business efficiency through superior network connectivity. The Arrcus Connected Edge (ACE) platform offers best-in-class networking with the most flexible consumption model at the lowest total cost of ownership. The Arrcus team consists of world-class technologists who have an unparalleled record in shipping industry-leading networking products, complemented by industry thought leaders, operating executives, strategic partners, and top-tier VCs. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, go to or follow @arrcusinc.
We offer a variety of roles in software, hardware, and cloud environments. We are looking for people who are self-motivated, creative, and agile. You will work closely with the top-notch talent in Arrcus in redefining networking. Prior work experience in a venture backed company is a big plus.
  • Design/write test plan for features and solutions
  • Manual and automated testing in python of Networking Software
  • Triage and reproduce internal and customer found issues
  • Automate test cases and integrate into regression framework
  • Peer review of Test Plans, Automation Code, Feature Specs and other engineering documents 
  • Design/build test network topologies for performance, stability and scalability
  • Plan, schedule, track and periodically report the project status all the way to customer delivery
  • Improve performance/scale of existing features/solutions 
  • Mentor new hires
  • BS/MS in Computer Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • Ability to write high quality automated test cases using Python
  • 3+ years of hands-on test experience of Networking protocols such as STP, OSPF, BGP, ISIS, MPLS, BFD, MLAG, EVPN, VxLAN, SR-MPLS, SRv6
  • Proficient in the use of IXIA to develop Data Path and Control Plane Test cases
  • Growing the existing automation framework to support customer user case testing scenarios and cross-feature integrations
  • Working knowledge of Test Harness like Robot framework, Jinja2 templating
  • Expertise in Scale and Performance Testing using simulation for customer networks
  • Using development infrastructure tools, such as Jenkins, Git, JIRA, etc.
  • Familiarity with Docker Containers, VMs expected
  • Knowledge of Network merchant silicon chipsets and Whitebox platforms
  • Nice to have: DevOps experience with AWS, GCP, Azure or other cloud service