QualificationsC++OOPNetwork protocolsPythonComputer networkingBachelor’s degreeMaster’s degree
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
3 years of experience with object-oriented programming languages (e.g., C++ or Python).
3 years of experience with testing/releasing networking products.
3 years of experience working with and testing multiple L2 and L3 networking protocols as well as troubleshooting automation.
Experience architecting and developing test infrastructure to support large scaled network solution.
About the job
Our computational challenges are so big and unique we can’t just buy our hardware, we’ve got to make it ourselves. Our Platforms Team designs and builds the hardware, software and networking technologies that power all of Google’s services. As a Networking Test Engineer you make sure that our massive and growing network is operating at its peak potential. You have hands-on experience with complex networking equipment, a deep understanding of networking protocols, test design and implementation chops and a background in IP network design. It’s your job to make sure Google’s cutting-edge technology can perform at scale.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google’s product portfolio possible. We’re proud to be our engineers’ engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
Design, develop, and execute test plans for networking features, equipment, and systems.
Design and deploy suitable test-beds for testing networking software infrastructure.
Develop test automation and tools.
Certify software releases for general use. Manage feature and resource priorities for a release (e.g., deciding priority of test cases, evaluating release-stoppers).
Generate ideas to solve open-ended problems with multiple approaches to reach an optimal solution.
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