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Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things. 
Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.
The IP/Optical Networks Division - Service Router group is looking for a Software Development Engineer. This position will be located in Mountain View, CA. USA


Key Responsibilities:

  • Person should have hands on experience with Software development on Linux, knowledge of Real Time Operating systems (RTOS) like VxWorks is plus.
  • Person should have strong foundation on Operating Systems concepts and C/C++ programming languages.
  • Person should have experience designing and developing network protocols, analyzing and improving existing protocol specifications.
  • Person should have experience with virtualization technologies Dockers/Containers, Namespaces, etc.
  • Experience with Broadcom or Cavium SDK or any contemporary Chipset is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of complex software design for distributed systems in embedded networking/telecommunications projects.
  • Experience with design and development of Layer 2, Layer 3, networking control and/or data plane software.
  • Software development experience on real ¬time (Linux, QNX, VxWorks) or embedded systems.
  • Excellent programming skills in C or C++
  • Experience in designing and developing high-performance switching and routing software
  • Experience in designing and developing data plane for Broadcom chipset like Trident/Tomahawk, etc.
  • Experience in designing and developing programmable management interfaces using gNMI, NETCONF, etc.
  • Experience in designing and developing network management interfaces like  gNOI, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of operating system architecture such as memory¬ management, IPC, scheduling, task switching, concurrent memory access, event ¬driven programming.
  • Background in software design, implementation and debugging.
  • Strong communication, teamwork and problem solving skills are essential.


Required Minimum Qualifications:




  • BSC, MSCS, MSCE or similar is required. 8 + years of work experience in related areas.


Network Requirements:


  • IP network fundamentals, including network architecture, routing protocols
  • IP network fundamentals, including network architecture, routing protocols
  • IP network fundamentals, including network architecture, routing protocols
  • Advanced operating system fundamentals, including kernel operations, scheduling, memory management, semaphores
  • Data structure and algorithm fundamentals, including use cases, order of complexity, performance analysis
  • Strong programming skills including C, C++


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