Sr. QA Engineer - Core Infrasctructure

Req No.
Software Engineering

Company Overview

Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platformtakes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

About this Position

Riverbed is actively seeking Software Engineers to help build the next generation of software-defined networking infrastructure. We are looking for QA Engineers with an interest in testing Software Defined Networking (SDN), distributed control plane algorithms, network overlays, and underlay dynamic routing protocols. As a member of this team, you will be in charge of testing high performance network service functions and a control plane that scales to thousands of nodes across a wide-area-network.


Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of QA Engineering experience in systems testing.
  • Must have 4+ years of experience with Python programming. Other system programming language is a plus
  • Must be experienced in working with Linux operating system, SW designs, firmware, and x86 server-level hardware.
  • Network domain knowledge with technologies such as: TCP/UDP, SNMP, NetFlow, Tunnels, Routing, Switching, NAT and other protocol behaviors.
  • Working experience in developing and/or maintaining any automation test infrastructure.
  • Involvement in all phases of the software release lifecycle.
  • Should have the ability to promote improvements in QA processes.
  • Good communication skills to communicate well with technical & non-technical people, engineers, managers and as well as with customers.
  • Be a Visionary and a Forward Thinker.
  • Be a great Decision Maker
  • Should be able to see the big picture, be able to see and think beyond just the tasks assigned.


  • Working experience on virtualization technologies such as KVM, Hyper V, ESXi.
  • Have experience on storage (Linux disk subsystem).
  • Experience working with a cross-functional teams comprised of software engineers, implementation engineers, product managers, QA engineers, and network operations specialists to develop innovative software solutions that meet customer requirements.


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in Software Quality Assurance.
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, a Masters Degree, or an equivalent experience is required.

About Riverbed

Why Riverbed Technology?

If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


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Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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