Ekinops Company Profile

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

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Job Description

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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