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R&D Software Development Engineer at Ekinops (Valbonne, France)

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Purpose of the job As the network industry is entering into a new age, with Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization, OneAccess increasingly invests to maintain a leading role as a provider of SDN/NFV advanced networking software and equipment’s. The candidate will join our R&D department in Sophia Antipolis, the French Telecom Valley, playing a key role in the design and development of our innovative next generation virtualization solutions as part of the Network Function Virtualization Program. Duties and responsibilities The R&D Software Engineer will have as main tasks and responsibilities: Passionate with networking and virtualization solutions, propose innovative solutions, mockups, and an urge to “take it to the next level” Engage with system and solutions architects in the design and shaping of innovative solutions Participate in the design, architecture definition, and technical specifications of new products or enhancements of existing products. Perform coding of new modules following the specifications Investigate, analyze, correct, and document reported defects to enhance the quality of our products and our knowledge data base. Create, document, and implement unit test plans, scripts, and test harnesses Create and maintain technical documentation to enrich the team’s collective know-how Skills and profile Motivated software engineer, with a few years of experience, with system and network knowledge, you can demonstrate the following: Software development experience: C, Python Knowledge of IP networks : protocols, IP stack software development,(routing, security is a plus). Knowledge of virtualization or data path acceleration technologies would be a plus. Virtualization : As a user or developer, hypervisors (KVM/QEMU, VMware)… DPDK, DPAA, … : Processor solutions for data path acceleration Operating systems: knowledge of Linux (administration, development) System performance tuning knowledge Open source minded, experience of some linux distribution Good written and verbal communication skills in both French and English Autonomous, rigorous, and delivery-oriented with a commitment to quality and a thorough approach to the work Proven ability to work well within a team Potential and willingness for personal development and improvement Proactive and organized, you are able to work in an international environment with cross-functional teams. While attractive compensations will take care of your everyday life, we believe you will be delighted by the atmosphere, the energy, the team-spirit, and the fun to work on products that will shape our future.
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