Software Development Engineer in Test ExtraHop Networks
ExtraHop Networks is more than just the products we engineer and sell. We?ve built our company from the ground up with the idea of creating great jobs for great people. As a fast-paced startup, each day offers new opportunities to innovate in all areas of the company. We value quality and integrity in everything we do, from interacting with customers to developing the best technology in the industry. We are known as innovators and have received many awards for our team and our products, including Best of Interop, Seattle Business Magazine?s Innovation of the Year, and 100 Best Companies to Work for in Washington, among others.
If you are a Software Development Engineer Test who shares our philosophy, we would like to hear from you! In this key position, you will support our Engineering efforts and test features and functionality for the ExtraHop Application Delivery Assurance system. The innovative ExtraHop system is an intelligent, application-aware network device that solves some of the toughest challenges in network and application management and helps to keep applications running at network speed. We are looking for an SDET with great ideas and an enthusiasm for elegant code as we continue to expand the functionality of the current ExtraHop products as well as develop other exciting new projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
Test features and functionality for ExtraHop products
Optimize product performance
Provide design feedback and ensure the systems perform, scale, and ultimately meet or exceed our customers' needs
Evaluate the earliest phases of new feature development, and provide development team with "big picture" feedback on their designs
Write automated tests and develop automation infrastructure
Write test drivers
Simulate high speed network traffic with a variety of protocols
Set up testing environment
Required Qualifications and Experience
Strong engineering skills with hands-on coding experience
Ability to effectively analyze and work with complex architectures
Self-motivated and desire to work in collaboration with the development staff
Four-year degree or equivalent in a related discipline (such as computer science, engineering, or information technology)
Five years of professional software-testing experience.
Automated testing experience is required
Understanding of the OSI model and excellent working knowledge of the key protocols from Layer 2 through Layer 7 including ARP, IP, TCP, UDP, and HTTP
Proven scripting skills on Unix/Linux platforms
Database knowledge highly desired
Understanding of enterprise networking technologies: switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, WAN optimization technologies, and so forth
Understanding of enterprise-architecture concepts: 3-tier architecture, high-availability/disaster recovery (active-active data centers, redundant switch stacks, and so forth)
Protocol-level understanding of how various software components involved in enterprise service delivery interact: web servers, application servers, databases, web services, mainframes, network attached storage, and so fort.
Hands-on experience with network monitoring including network TAPs, packet sniffing, and span aggregators
Familiarity with trends in enterprise services, such as virtualization, cloud computing, and VOIP
Familiarity with the network- and application-monitoring space
ExtraHop Networks was founded in early 2007 by engineering veterans from F5 Networks and architects of the BIG-IP v9 product. The company?s award-winning ExtraHop Application Delivery Assurance system is the industry?s first completely passive network appliance that provides application-level visibility with no agents, configuration, or overhead.
At ExtraHop Networks, we are focused on building a great company that delivers superior technology and solutions for our customers. We are competitive and professional and enjoy both working and playing hard. Our hiring process is rigorous and selective in nature, designed to provide a great opportunity for career advancement as well as to create a tightly knit team built on mutual respect and trust. We promise an environment where you will have an opportunity to shape your career while playing an instrumental role in building the next great systems company.
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