Forward Networks is looking for an experienced software engineer with a background in networking.
Forward Networks is a fast growing startup working to revolutionize the way network operators and engineers build and maintain large-scale networks. We've created a game-changing networking solution that CIOs and CSOs from Fortune 100 companies have called "magic". We're looking for a goal-oriented candidates with an entrepreneurial mindset and interest in career advancement to help contribute to our growth.
Help bring the best ideas from the software development world into the networking industry
Contribute to our code base, systems and software architecture as a member of our engineering team, with an eye towards making our software (both application and infrastructure) more scalable, reliable, and performant
Work with peers who are experts in Networking, SDN, Distributed Systems, Big Data and Search
Work as a project lead for a small group of on-site or off-site developers.
Working knowledge of how switches, routers, firewalls or load balancers work.
Experience working with multiple networking protocols: BGP/OSPF/IS-IS, IPv4/IPv6, MPLS, VLAN, VXLAN, etc.
3+ years of work experience in the networking industry
BS in Computer Science or related degree required; MS preferred
Solid software engineering experience with large code bases (>100k lines of code)
Experience with statically-typed compiled languages: ideally, you should know at least one object-oriented language (Java, Scala, C++, or C#)
Great communication skills. Passionate about working with other people and act as technical lead of projects.