Staff Software Engineer (C/C++, Python)

Products Thornhill, ON

There has never been a better time to join Extreme, after four acquisitions extending our portfolio and go to market strategy, we have seen enormous opportunity and growth within the regions. Aside from being a Technology Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, we also adamantly promote an internal culture that truly embraces diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace. Having Diversity and Inclusion as part of our core values and beliefs, we’re proud to foster an environment where every Extreme employee can thrive because of their differences, not despite them.

Staff Software Engineer 

Extreme Networks is searching for Staff Software Engineer in Toronto, Ontario - Canada. 

The candidate will be part of a highly accomplished engineering team in the Campus Controller team, working every day to connect people to the network and make it come to life. They will be responsible for all phases of the software life cycle from definition to implementation of platform features in the current and future products.

Requirements/Must Haves:
• Bachelor's or graduate degree in computer science or engineering.
• 6+ years of experience in software development.
• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Extensive software development and design patterns experience (C/C++, Python)
• Strong hands-on experience with Linux, Linux container technologies and Kubernetes.
• Extensive experience in wired and wireless networking protocols.
• Hands-on experience with the Network Packet processing stacks such as DPDK,, Linux kernel networking, eBPF/XDP, IPsec.
• Strong scripting skills (Bash, Python).
• Experience with performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems analysis.
• Hands-on experience with GIT and GitHub.
• Self-starter, with ability, desire and aptitude to learn new technology.

Considered a Plus:
• Contribution to open source project(s).
• Experience with agile development process.
• Familiarity with Jira, Aha or similar tool.

LOCATION: Position is based at our Toronto, Ontario site (Thornhill) and not budgeted for relocation.  Qualified local candidates encouraged to apply.  If you're moving yourself to the area, please include details in your cover letter. 

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) creates effortless networking experiences that enable all of us to advance. We push the boundaries of technology leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before. For more information, visit Extreme's website or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. Come Advance with us! In keeping with our values, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” Extreme Networks also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our organization. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Extreme Networks.