Extreme Networks Sr QA SW Engineer in Chennai, United States

Job Title: Software Quality Assurance Engineer

About Extreme Networks:

Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) is setting a new standard for superior customer experience by delivering network-powered innovation and market leading service and support. The company delivers high-performance switching and routing products for data center and core-to-edge networks, wired/wireless LAN access, and unified network management and control. Our award-winning solutions include software-defined networking (SDN), cloud and high-density Wi-Fi, BYOD and enterprise mobility, identity access management and security. Extreme Networks is headquartered in San Jose, CA and has more than 12,000 customers in over 80 countries. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.extremenetworks.com.

Extreme Networks is looking for Engineers with a zeal to work on latest networking technologies and help build next generation networking Solutions and Products. The Engineer would be working on the Extreme Networks Switching Products and EXOS based Software Solutions.

The Extreme Network switching platforms are very high speed, high density and low latency LAN switches for both wired and wireless networks. The SQA Engineer would work with hardware and software teams to qualify these switching platforms and associated software solutions.


The SQA Engineer would be an individual contributor partnering with other Engineering teams, Services and Field Engineers to help build and validate the Products and Solutions for high end customer deployments. The role would require participation from design, development to deployment and beyond. The Engineers would write test strategy, test plans and develop tools and scripts to cover the various functional, performance and scalability aspects of Platform and Software solution validation.


  • Excellent knowledge and work experience in some of the following areas:

  • IEEE 802.1 (Bridging, VLAN, STP, MAC security, PBB,LLDP, AVB)

  • IEEE 802.3 ( PoE, EEE, PFC , LACP, PoE++, 10G,40G)

  • Platform features (Mirroring/SPAN, Link Aggregation, QoS, ACL )

  • L2/L3 Features (TCP/IP, VRRP, IGMP, IPv4, IPv6, ICMP, ICMPv6, ARP)

  • Unicast and Multicast routing (RIP, OSPF, BGP, IS-IS, PIM, DVMRP, MPLS)

  • Network Management and Monitoring (SNMP, SFLOW, RMON)


  • SDN and NFV Technologies (OpenFlow, VxLAN, SPB).

  • Testing Optical Transceivers (1G/10G/40G/100G) and Media (AOC, DAC etc.)

    • Engineering graduates with a Bachelors or Masters Degree.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience

  • Ability to lead complex test projects and provide technical guidance

  • Contribute to test strategies and help the teams in improving productivity and test effectiveness

  • Good experience with any scripting language (tcl/python/perl/linux shell scripting).

  • Good understanding of Operating system concepts and network applications.

  • Familiarity with Traffic Generators (Ixia/Spirent/Calnex) and Network debugging tools (Wireshark, ping, traceroute etc.)

  • Experience working with Switching Asics or Network Processors

  • Good Analytical and Communication Skills.

  • Have experience in customer deployments

Location: Chennai, India.