CenturyLink SR SOFTWARE Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.
The candidate will be working within an Agile development team and will be responsible for routing and switching protocol development for use in SDN-NFV environments. Development will combine multiple open source software implementations as well as internal implementations. The candidate must have excellent problem solving and communication skills, and must be self-motivated.
C language coding at expert level
Implementation of new features and bug fixing for whitebox SOS switch/router
Implementation of new features and bug fixing for uBNG (Broadband Network Gateway)
New features and bug fixing in the areas of:
Routing and Switching protocols (such as BGP, OSPF, ISIS, STP, LDP, PIM, RSVP-TE)
Internal control plane communication protocols (such as OpenFlow, OVSDB, WS APIs)
Software Packet forwarding using DPDK
Hardware Packet forwarding control APIs (such as Broadcom SDK)
Managemement protocols and internal APIs for management
Minimum of 5 years experience with routing and switching protocol development
BGP and OSPF desirable
Minimum 5 years experience with development in a Linux environment required
Expert C language skills required
Knowledge and understanding of packet forwarding technology inluding Linux kernel,
DPDK, OVS desirable
Knowledge and understanding of network concepts including IP, Ethernet required
Experience with NFV development desirable
Development experience with management protocols and models including Yang, Netconf,
Strong problem solving and communication skills required
Bachelor's degree with typically with 8+ years of experience, or 6+ years of experience with Master's Degree.
Bachelors or Equivalent
Masters or Equivalent
Alternate Location: US-Massachusetts-Framingham
Requisition # : 153213
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