What do we do @ Ruckus?
Ruckus is a Business Unit within Commscope, focused on delivering cutting edge solutions to enable our customers to communicate effectively and reliably, in real time, across the world. At the heart of global connectivity are the engineers who write innovative software for our award-winning routing and switching products to bring the information quickly and reliably where needed.
We built the 2019 CRN Product of the year – ICX 7850
According to CRN, “CommScope’s Ruckus ICX 7850 switch line is bringing more Gigabit throughput from the core to the edge of the network. The Ruckus ICX 7850 switches provide high-density aggregation with up to 100 Gigabit Ethernet as businesses continue their multi-Gigabit network growth”
Commscope Ruckus ICX team is now re-defining switching architecture and design with a move towards state sharing architecture and platform independent software that can run efficiently on multicore CPUs and on multiple networking ASICs.
What will you do as Principal Engineer at Ruckus?
Your core responsibility it to develop and deliver cutting edge technology for Ruckus’s customers. In the process of writing code and delivering new enterprise campus platforms and features, you will contribute to the whole life cycle including:
Drive the design and architecture of the next gen ICX OS
Write awesome code
Train support community on features that you built
Support customers in the field for technical issues
Suggest new feature and enhancements
Mentor team members
What do you need for this role?
If you have the right skillset for this exciting rare opportunity and have been part of such an experience challenging the status quo and designing high quality switching and routing software, you are coming to the right team.
Aptitude & attitude is most of what you need to be successful. Following qualifications will help:
Strong fundamentals in Computer Science or Information science and engineering.
Thorough understanding of data structures, and real time embedded systems
Solid understanding of computer networking.
Fluency in C programming language.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, programming and trouble shooting skills required
Working experience in one or more of the following areas:
Know how of ACL, Port based authentication and MAC security on Network Switches/Routers with Network processor-based architectures, such as from Broadcom/Marvell using Multicore CPU and SMP.
Expertise in switching and routing domain with exposure to handling TCAM and ACL, hardware or hardware assist encryption/decryption engine we be added plus.
Active working experience/knowledge in the forwarding ACL like IPv4, V6 and MAC ACLs will be added plus
Active working experience/knowledge in feature like DDoS, IPSG, DAI, DHCPSnoop, rate limiting and traffic policy and MACSec will be a added plus
Active working experience/knowledge in feature like Dot1x, Mac auth, Web auth and captive portal-based authentication will be a added plus
Hand on experience with linux based software development.
Hands on experience in using Spirent/ixia/smartbits traffic generators.
Proficient in software development tools (GDB), source code control environment (Git, Jenkins).
Good communication (verbal and written) skills.
Thrive in a team environment
2+ years of related industry experience developing system software using ‘C’ on Linux
Start-up mind-set - Ruckus engineering team is a very proud pack with a never-say-die attitude, delivering bleeding edge technology, and winning against fierce competition.
Learning - The best way to learn is to surround yourself with people smarter than yourself. A stellar engineering team like ours is just what you may have been looking for, to expand your horizons.
Innovation - Innovating and out-innovating our competition is what keeps us going. We take pride in out-doing our competitors and being the first on the technology front.
Flexibility - Our engineering team enjoys the most flexibility in working hours as we believe in judging by contribution and not by hours.