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Job Title: Senior Functional 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 data delivery costs as well as operational expenses such as power, cooling and datacenter space.

A new solution is needed to optimize online content and reduce digital footprint.

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

Job Summary:
Makani Networks has a newly created position for a Senior Functional Test Engineer for its line of optimization optimization appliances. Responsibilities include writing and executing functional test plans in both Linux and Windows environments. This position affords close interaction with our development teams to resolve issues identified during functional testing. Makaniís optimization optimization appliances are to be deployed in a myriad of customer environments in conjunction with multiple hardware from different vendors; thus, the functional test plan in anticipation of each customer deployment will be unique. This position affords the opportunity to work with a wide variety of optimization hardware, along with many different networking, clustering, replication, and backup strategies.

This position requires:

  • Hands-on experience in development and test lab environments and demonstrated understanding of product architecture for component testing.
  • Testing experience, especially with NAS, but also with any or all of networking, SAN, clustering, replication, RAID, and backup strategies. The successful candidate will understand clustering and know 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.

Travel required: none
Telecommute: no


Please submit an inquiry with your resume via email to

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