Staff Software Engineer

Engineering - HQ (Santa Clara, CA) Santa Clara, California


We are seeking a Staff Software Engineer for our GigaSMART team. The candidate will be working as part of a small, dynamic team, and will be responsible for designing, coding, and testing embedded systems functionality, with focus on highly-innovative, high-performance applications for packet processing. The candidate will work with cross-functional groups to contribute to product specifications, software architecture, and design. The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.


  • Contribute to overall product requirements, architecture, and design.
  • Design and develop various functions in our product line.
  • Propose designs/solutions to meet requirements for new products.
  • Conduct feasibility analysis for proposed solutions.
  • Develop new and improved existing processes for software development.
  • Produce functional specifications and design documents.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum BSEE/CS with 5+ years of software development experience, preferably in networking.
  • Proven successful technical leadership experience.
  • Experience developing software for networking protocols, including TCP/IP.
  • Experience with deep packet inspection (DPI) technologies.
  • Experience developing system-level software in Linux/Unix development environment.
  • Knowledge of security technologies like VPN or Firewall or WAN optimization.
  • Hands-on experience with multi-core network processor and multi-threading systems is a big plus.
  • Expertise in C/C++ coding.
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work in a high-achieving team or independently.