QA Engineer (Network Security Software - System Test)

Keysight Technologies Austin , TX 78719

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

In the world of social networking, big data and cloud computing, there is a lot happening under the layers of user interactions in terms of networks, routing and security. For the ones deep down one layer there is Ixia Group part of Keysight to test and secure the underlying networks. Our team of highly talented engineers work on bleeding edge technologies in an ever-changing high-speed Ethernet emulating real time application traffic and daily updated security threats against various network topologies and devices. If you are highly energetic, passionate to work on upcoming technologies in networking and communication domain, Ixia division of Keysight would like to welcome you aboard.


  • Asses the functionality and usability of our web based UI platform and network traffic generator engine.

  • Suggest enhancements and report unexpected behaviors of the software or hardware platform.

  • Asses protocol conformance for SSL features.

  • Designing, developing and executing test cases for specific features

  • Configuring network topologies (like Firewalls, NATs, Proxys, SLBs etc ) to emulate customer topologies and network traffic patterns.

  • Performing testing across a variety of parameters and topologies, including System Test Automation, Automated Regression Testing, System Tests for L4-7 networking

  • Collaborate with developer and QA leads for quality assurance testing

  • Creating and maintaining automation tests environment

  • Researching, designed and developing new tools and engaging in automation techniques

Job Qualifications

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in working in Network Administration

  • BS in Computer Science or related, or equiv.

  • Knowledge of the Ethernet OSI Layer 3-7 and FCoe standards.

  • Automation knowledge (scripting language, automation harness). Preferred Python/TCL/Perl/REST.

  • Expertise in configuring third NGFWs and SLBs devices like Fortinet, Palo Alto, F5 (certifications are a plus)

  • Expertise in configuring third party network devices like Cisco, Arista switches and routers (certifications are a plus)

  • Knowledgeable about tools and debug techniques (Wireshark, Ixia, automation harness);

  • Ability to work and debug in Linux environment

  • Works on assignments of moderate to high difficulty requiring judgment in resolving issues or making recommendations

  • Strong written and communication skills, need to be a team player

  • Experience with software containers and Kubernetes is a plus

Job Function


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  • Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.*

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Calabasas

Job ID : 35493

Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Network, Developer, Engineer, Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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