• Switch Software Architect

    Job Locations Israel-Raanana | Israel-Yokneam
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/7/2018 4:06 PM)
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  • Overview

    Mellanox Technologies is seeking creative and skilled software architects for exciting positions in the SW CTO office. The CTO office team focuses on providing the world’s most advanced solutions for the modern data center: Hyperscalers, Cloud, High Performance Computing, Storage, Big Data & ML, SW Defined Network, Network Function Virtualization and more. In addition, team members represent the company in the various standard bodies including IETF, IEEE, SMPTE and forums like ONF and OCP.

    Switch Software architect drives the requirements for data center Network Operating Systems (NOS) including Mellanox’s home grown stack and participation in open source NOS architecture definition such as SONiC, Linux switchdev, various ISVs and Open Network Linux.


    The switch software architecture team is in charge of driving technologies from the standard bodies arena (IEEE, IETF, ETSI, ONF, OCP and many others) and from end customers engagements into the development cycle.

    The focus of the group is both inbound and outbound: providing internal system specs, reviewing software design and analyze performance bottlenecks. Externally work on white papers, blogs, RFCs, patents and conference lectures and BOFs.

    Identifies and evaluates new technologies, innovations, and partner relationships for alignment with technology roadmap and business value.


    • B.Sc with distinction in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
    • 5+ years experience in embedded or systems SW development
    • Strong communication skills and proactive approach to work, team player.
    • Prior knowledge and software experience in IP networking (Network protocols, forwarding, switch software, network management)
    • Prior knowledge in Software Design and Algorithms for scalable distributed systems
    • Prior knowledge in Data Center technologies (SDN, NFV, Virtualization/Containers) – advantage


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