Test Engineer (Entry-level)

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/21/2017 12:25 PM)
Support Engineer
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Mellanox is growing and looking for an Entry-level Test Engineer to directly interface and support OEM customers with Mellanox design-in solutions in the Houston Area.   This position is a part of the customer-facing team and works closely with the Sales organization with opportunity to grow into a Field Application Engineer or Sales-related role in the future.


The entry-level Test Engineer will be responsible for creating & managing lab setups, bring-up and configuration of advanced server, networking and storage equipment, reproduction and trouble-shooting of various issues and sanity testing of new software releases.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge in one of the following areas: IT Infrastructure & Services, advanced testing/QA or technical support of advanced server, networking or storage systems.  


  • Experience in an IT or lab administration, testing/QA or technical support role - preferred
  • Virtualized environments experience - preferred
  • Knowledge in Ethernet networking and Server troubleshooting ability
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with teams across geographies and/or co-located within our field support organization
  • Ability to travel internationally (up to 20% annually) – required
  • The role is based in Houston, TX; Relocation will not be provided for this role.

Additional Preferred requirements:

  • Ability to script in Bash, Perl, or Python
  • Experience with boot over network (Legacy and uEFI)


  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, CIS, MIS, Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering; Master’s degree in same preferred

Company Description

About Us

Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.


About You

Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.



Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs).  At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.

Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity


Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.


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