Member of Technical Staff
Spirent Communications - Sunnyvale, CA

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SENIOR MEMBER OF TECHNICAL STAFF
Global Services Engineering, Spirent Communications, Inc. Ever wondered whom the world’s leading network equipment manufacturers look to accelerate their time to market for next generation network systems? The answer is Spirent Communications. Every significant industry test in the last six years has used Spirent Communications Test systems as the benchmark. Every industry association looks to Spirent for accurate test methodologies.

Spirent Communications is a worldwide provider of integrated performance analysis and service assurance systems for next-generation network technologies. Spirent’s solutions accelerate the profitable development and deployment of network equipment and services by emulating real-world conditions in the lab and assuring end-to-end performance of large-scale networks.

At Spirent Communications we have the best talent, teamwork and technology.
Our employees are strategic assets, highly prized and highly successful. We create environments that promote individual growth and a total team dynamic. We support this commitment by encouraging our talent to do what they do best and by giving them the support to excel.

As a senior member of the Global Services Engineering department in Spirent, the Senior Member of Technical Staff must rapidly establish him or herself within Spirent as a multiple subject-matter expert, a mentor, a contributor, a learner, a listener and a team player. Top candidates will already have achieved this within other companies and within the industry. Spirent’s top reputation and credibility comes not only from the quality products we offer, but from the diverse team of people with a consistent focus on customer-service and satisfaction. We expect new members of our team to help maintain this focus for Spirent and become a contributor to the success of not only Spirent, but of the telecommunications and networking industries. Excellent communications skills are required, as are critical problem solving skills and an ability to remain cool under pressure.

Key Duties:
Leverage your excellent customers focused skills and expansive networking and software development expertise by collaborating with customer(s) to determine testing and business requirements, and translate these requirements into technical solutions.
• Act as principal consultant for defining and developing automated testing solutions (e.g., requirements definition, engagement management, and post project review).
• Testing duties can include test bed design, setup, and configuration, test software installation and customization, custom test script and software development, test execution, and generating thorough documentation and reports.
• Code, unit test, and system test automated solutions for in-depth testing of telecommunications and networking products, services, and technologies (e.g. BGP, OSPF, MPLS, ISIS, RSVP, IGMP, MLDv2, etc.).
• Serve as a consultant and resource to other Spirent engineers in the areas of automation technologies such as scripting languages, product APIs, and software applications.
• Demonstrate your leadership as you share your knowledge with teammates in the areas of TCP/IP, routing protocols, MPLS, network test methodologies, test tool usage, test plan development and execution, and automation.
• Work closely and collaboratively with telecommunications industry test experts and Spirent personnel, including the Global Services team, Product Management, Sales, and Engineering.
• Become an expert in test methodologies, assisting both internal and external customers test method development, execution, and analysis.
• Learn and remain highly technically proficient on Spirent platforms, software, and APIs. These include Spirent TestCenter, Avalanche, Landslide, and iTest. More information on these products can be found at http://www.spirent.com/.
• Provide weekly status reports to management.
• Significant travel (up to 20-30%) to customer labs.
Required Skills:
Extensive network test automation experience and awareness of automation tools and methods.
• Product development cycle experience.
• Inbound and outbound marketing knowledge/experience helpful.
• Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Unix.
• Programming Languages: TCL/TK, C/C++, Java, Perl.
• Networking: expert knowledge of protocols and technologies, including: layer 2 protocols (ATM, Ethernet, POS), MPLS (RSVP, LDP), IP and IP routing protocols (IPv4, IPv6, BGP, OSPF, etc.), TCP/IP, application layer and network security (HTTP, SSL, FTP, SMTP, POP3, DNS, IPSec, etc.).
• Detailed knowledge of network equipment: switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, intrusion prevention systems, caches, server load balancers, VPNs, SSL-VPNs, file servers, Web servers, and database servers.
• Systems troubleshooting skills.
• Excellent English verbal and proven written communication skills.
• Certifications desirable: CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, CCIE.
If you are the kind of leader who wants only the best, we invite you to test the opportunity, direction, and rewards we can provide. For more information visit us at http://www.spirent.com/ or email your resume to careers@spirent.com
Spirent Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Requirements:
Required Skills:
Extensive network test automation experience and awareness of automation tools and methods.
• Product development cycle experience.
• Inbound and outbound marketing knowledge/experience helpful.
• Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Unix.
• Programming Languages: TCL/TK, C/C++, Java, Perl.
• Networking: expert knowledge of protocols and technologies, including: layer 2 protocols (ATM, Ethernet, POS), MPLS (RSVP, LDP), IP and IP routing protocols (IPv4, IPv6, BGP, OSPF, etc.), TCP/IP, application layer and network security (HTTP, SSL, FTP, SMTP, POP3, DNS, IPSec, etc.).
• Detailed knowledge of network equipment: switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, intrusion prevention systems, caches, server load balancers, VPNs, SSL-VPNs, file servers, Web servers, and database servers.
• Systems troubleshooting skills.
• Excellent English verbal and proven written communication skills.
• Certifications desirable: CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, CCIE.

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