Sr Software Engineer

CenturyLink   •  

Framingham, MA

Industry: Telecommunications.


5 - 7 years

Posted 396 days ago

Job Summary

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.

Job Description

  • 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)
    • Linux OS
    • 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, Ethernetrequired
  • Experience with NFV development desirable
  • Development experience with management protocols and models including Yang, Netconf,
  • ReST desirable
  • 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