Quality Assurance Architect (Networking)



We are looking for a Quality Assurance Architect with in-depth knowledge of Python and strong understanding of networking technologies to join PLVision. Our ideal candidate should have profound experience working with enterprise-level software and performing advanced testing, both functional and non-functional.

As a Quality Assurance Architect, you will join our Architecture Office and play a crucial role in ensuring the quality of the innovative products we build for our customers, who value PLVision’s unique expertise in end-to-end networking software development. You will drive the design and implementation of test automation frameworks, with a focus on open-source networking operating systems and software.

At PLVision, we foster lifelong learning, encourage initiative and recognize our experts’ professional achievements. We offer numerous opportunities for professional growth in a thriving Ukrainian company with in-demand and future-proof specialization in computer networking.

Dedicated recruiter:
Yaryna Kunynets
Yaryna Hlushko

Client profile Client profile

  • A world’s leading US-based networking equipment, networking software and switching ASIC (chip) vendor. Their networking products enable turnkey solutions for datacenter, ISP/telcom and enterprise clients.

Responsibilities Responsibilities

  • Design and implement test automation frameworks for networking products, including switches, routers, smart NICs, and DPUs

  • Develop and execute test plans for networking products to ensure they meet quality standards, including functional and non-functional requirements

  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure that test automation is integrated into the development process and that issues are detected and addressed on time

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices for test automation and quality assurance in the networking industry

  • Lead and mentor other members of the Quality Assurance and testing teams

  • Active involvement in open-source communities related to networking products

  • Knowledge of market trends in the networking industry and ability to align test automation strategies with customer product needs

Requirements Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience in Software Testing and Quality Assurance with a focus on test automation and scripting

  • Proficiency in Python programming language and experience with other scripting languages

  • Test automation frameworks and scripting languages such as pytest, Robot Framework and unittest

  • Experience of working in the networking industry, specifically with switches, routers, smart NICs and DPUs

  • Experience with open-source networking operating systems and software, such as SONiC, DENT, Linux, Open vSwitch and DPDK

  • In-depth knowledge of networking technologies, protocols and architectures, including L2/L3 switching, routing, load balancing and security

  • Strong understanding of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, VLANs and VXLAN

  • Strong understanding of the configuration and operation of switches, routers, smart NICs and DPUs

  • Knowledge of software-defined networking (SDN) concepts and architectures such as OpenFlow and OVSDB

  • Knowledge of network testing and monitoring tools such as Spirent, Ixia

  • Knowledge of network emulation and simulation tools such as GNS3 and NS-3

  • Experience with network testing tools such as Wireshark, tcpdump, ping, etc.

  • Experience with network automation and programmability using such tools as Ansible and REST APIs

  • Knowledge of virtualization and containerization tools such as VirtualBox, Docker and Kubernetes

  • Good understanding of CI/CD processes

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively in a team

About PLVision

We are a software product development company specializing in computer networking and embedded systems. PLVision has offices in Krakow, Poland, and in Ukraine: Lviv, Odesa, Kyiv, and Kharkiv (currently relocated). Founded in 2007, the company helps networking industry leaders and ambitious startups in the U.S., Israel, and the EU countries to launch innovative products.

Want to develop innovative products? Let's talk!

You can attach your resume here:
file not selected
Message (Optional):
Your message has been sent, thank you! We will contact you as soon as possible.