Protocol Engineer (VxLAN Focus)

Palo Alto, CA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/13/2017 Job ID: 19910 Industry: Software Developer
  Protocol Engineer (VxLAN Focus)
You will be a key member of  a fast-paced Network Engineering team using your expert design and implementation skills to deliver high quality L2/L3 networking protocol implementations operating system. You will use your excellent communication skills to work closely with our Solutions Architects and Product Managers to understand and find  solutions to complex requirements so that  company can provide the best switching and routing protocol implementations for our customers. You will work closely with the  Test team  to ensure highest level of quality. You must be able to multi-task and participate in customer escalations with our Customer Advocacy and Sustaining Engineering teams analyzing and solving  complex customer escalations with high-energy and a commitment to customer satisfaction.


  • 5-10 years overall experience implementing L2/L3 networking protocols with a BSCS or equivalent
  • Excellent understanding of routing protocols such as ECMP, BGP, OSPF, RIP, PIM/IP Multicast, IPv6
  • Experience with Layer 2 networking technologies such as VLAN, STP, RSTP/MSTP
  • Experience with VxLAN,  EVPN and/or OVSDB control plane a plus
  • Excellent C programming and debugging skills
  • Experience with protocol state-machines and complex algorithms, multi-threading, and related skills
  • Ability to work independently and also in a collaborative environment mentoring more junior developers
  • Experience debugging and fixing complex networking issues
  • Knowledge of Python is a strong plus

Julie Selders

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