Principal Software Engineer - Mobility

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


We are seeking a Principal Engineer for our GigaSMART team. GigaSMART is our advanced traffic intelligence technology. 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 innovative high-performance applications using mobility protocols. The candidate will work with cross-functional groups to contribute to products specifications, software architecture and design. The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.


  • Contribute to overall product requirements, design, and validation.
  • Design, develop and validate various functions in our product line to meet customer solutions.
  • Conduct feasibility analysis for proposed solutions.
  • Produce functional specifications and design documents.
  • Implement the needed functionality along with validation of them via manual and automated process.
  • Understand HW & SW architecture of products, and their implications on feature design/testing.
  • Characterize and resolve performance and scalability issues.

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of software development experience in networking and mobility space
  • Proficient in Internet protocols especially IPv4/IPv6, TCP and UDP as pertaining to Mobility Multihoming , IP fragmentation and TCP segmentation
  • Experience developing software for 3GPP standards including EPC/LTE/5G and Gn technologies (GTPv1, GTPv2) .
  • Knowledge of Enterprise/Service Provider Network Deployments.
  • Experience contributing at all stages of software development and test life-cycle.
  • Experience in software-based packet handling and multi-core, multi-threading systems.
  • Understanding and experience in SDN, NFV and related technologies is a plus.
  • Coding experience using C/C++.
  • 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.

This position is a regular, full-time opportunity with Gigamon in Santa Clara, CA.