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Job Title: Senior System Test Engineer
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
Job Type: Full-Time

The world is experiencing explosive growth of digital content and unstructured data. The accelerating growth of user generated content, graphics intensive and enterprise applications, unified communications, and increased compliance requirements, combined with the increasing sizes of most file types is straining networked infrastructures worldwide. As a result, organizations are struggling to contain rising bandwidth and optimization delivery costs as well as operational expenses such as power, cooling and datacenter space.

A new solution is needed to optimize online content, reduce digital footprint and accelerate real-time and business critical data.

Makani Networks is tooled up to pioneer the wide-area networked services. Join our team and contribute to this industry-changing effort!

Job Summary:
Makani Networks has a newly created position for a Senior System Test Engineer for its line of optimization appliances. This engineer will plan, execute, and report on tests performed on Makaniís appliances, which are to be deployed in a wide range of customer environments in conjunction with hardware from different vendors. System test plans in anticipation of each customer deployment will be unique. This position affords the opportunity to work with a wide variety of hardware, along with many different optimization, clustering, replication, and backup strategies.

This position requires:

  • Hands-on experience in development and test lab environments and demonstrated understanding of Interoperability, Boundary and System Testing.
  • Testing experience, especially with wide-area file services, but also with any or all of SAN, clustering, replication, RAID, and backup strategies. The successful candidate will understand clustering and its typical issues.
  • Experience configuring, troubleshooting and operating optimization in a Linux environment.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot Perl scripts.
  • Ability to conduct disciplined testing of product versions in multiple optimization environments.
  • Windows experience is a plus.

Additional attributes which would be attractive, and useful in this role, include:

  • File system testing experience.
  • Performance testing experience.
  • Other operating systems: Solaris, Windows 2000.
  • L2 and L3 networking (routing, VLANs).

Travel required: none
Telecommute: no


Please submit an inquiry with your resume via email to

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