Kforce Network Test Engineer in Round Rock, Texas

Kforce Inc. is immediately seeking a proven Test Engineer for our enterprise technology development client in Round Rock, Texas (TX). Our client empowers people everywhere to use technology to realize their dreams. Customers trust our client to deliver technology solutions that help them accomplish more, anywhere in their world. Summary: Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is an innovative approach to rapidly design, deploy, manage and monitor network functions via virtualized software running on commercial off-the-shelf(COTS) HW. They are looking for a Validation Engineer with a SDN/NFV/Telecommunications background that has experience working on solution projects that include server, storage, software and networking switches. Candidate will play a pivotal role in the deployment, validation and documentation of leading edge Service Provider solutions. The ideal candidate will be able to function effectively with minimal direction and oversight in the day-to-day activities. Responsibilities:

  • As an Engineer in the NFV team, you will be expected to deploy and validate an OpenStack and/or an VMWare environment

  • Will be responsible for evaluation and integration of various Open Source technologies and third party solutions

  • Will be responsible for the execution of solution testing in the lab

This includes:

  • Deploying, Managing, and Validating Computing, Networking, and Storage components

  • System-level validation of networking solutions optimized for performance, high availability and customer use cases

  • Scripting/automation of test cases, troubleshooting HW and SW in a lab environment

  • Defect submission, isolation, and debug

  • Participating in test case development, validation strategy and execution, and performance analysis

  • Developing deployment documentation and other collateral

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Management Information Systems or equivalent preferred, or 8 to 10 years of related experience required

  • Advanced knowledge of virtualization environment of both servers and applications along with the use of hypervisor technologies

  • Strong knowledge in the functions and features in cloud / data center environment

  • Strong knowledge in Ethernet protocols and Layer-2 equipment technologies including large scale Switches, Routers

  • Strong understanding and experience troubleshooting of OS (Linux), Hypervisors (KVM, Xen, etc.), vCloud,

  • VMWare vCloud deployment experience

  • IXIA/ traffic generator experience

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours