Senior Software Engineer - SDN

  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Experienced

About StackPath

StackPath is a platform of secure Internet services built at the cloud's edge. StackPath services enable developers to build protection and performance into any cloud-based solution—from apps, to games, web sites, and beyond—without needing cloud security and delivery expertise of their own. More than 800,000 customers already use StackPath services, ranging from early-stage enterprises to Fortune 100 organizations. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, StackPath has offices across the U.S. and around the world. For more information, visit and follow StackPath at and

About the Role

We are seeking to hire a Senior Software Engineer with a solid understanding of networking concepts. Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop software defined networking services.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Collaborate as a key member of our agile development team to provide edge application customers with a rich set of self-service, software defined networking features.  You will be in a position to provide thought leadership, help mentor early career developers and be a hands-on coder during all phases of agile SDLC.

  • Design and develop next generation network overlay and associated control plane.
  • Enhance and maintain VPC, Network Gateway and Network Offload feature sets.
  • Enhance network observability metrics for customers and internal support partners.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3 to 5 years of experience:
  • Coding with Python, Golang, and/or C++.
  • Asynchronous and multi-threaded programming.
  • Developing microservices, ideally containerized.
  • Grafana, Prometheus, or similar analytics and metrics management platform
  • Implementing software defined networking capabilities leveraging technologies such as Vxlan, Cilium, OVS, OpenContrail, OpenDaylight, etc.
  • Experience using agile development and shift left test methodologies.
  • Proficient at reproducing and debugging complex problems.
  • Proficient developing test frameworks and automated tests.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.

Nice to Have Skills

  • Strong automation and orchestration experience using Kubernetes Operators and Argo Workflows.
  • Experience with developing APIs (gRPC, REST, SOAP).
  • Experience in building large-scale distributed systems.
  • Experience working with Envoy proxy.
  • Hands-on experience with Kubernetes or other container platform.
  • Knowledge and experience with CI/CD tools: Jenkins, Gitlab CI, GitHub Actions.
  • Public cloud engineering/architecture experience (AWS, GCP, Azure).


  • Work with new technologies at a scale very few companies can offer.
  • Be a part of a team that fosters innovation and cross-functional roles.
  • Ability to work with flexible working arrangements.


Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent work experience


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.

StackPath is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA M/F/D/V


If your experience and qualifications match our current needs, a member of our human resources team will contact you. We look forward to hearing from you.

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