Software Engineer in Test (SDET)

Engineering | Berkeley / San Jose / Remote | Full Time

Nefeli Networks is an exciting early stage startup in the rapidly-growing multi-cloud networking space. Our platform provides composable building blocks to create rich, scalable, and easy-to-manage network services spanning cloud, enterprise and branch locations.

We are looking for a motivated and talented individual that can help us grow our product and expand our automation capabilities. When you join the Nefeli team you’ll be working with new technology and a great team of developers.

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  • Contribute to the entire product lifecycle through inception, design, deployment, operation, and refinement

  • Design and develop the testing frameworks and libraries needed to ensure proper coverage

  • Analyze and troubleshoot large-scale distributed computer systems

  • Collaborate with developers to design and build a reliable, testable, and secure product



  • Experience in testing containerized services and RESTful APIs including scale and performance testing

  • Experience in Python and the Pytest automation framework

  • Experience with documenting and automating tests for both backend systems and front-end browser apps using tools such as Selenium

  • Familiar with working with and developing in Unix/Linux operating systems

  • Able to do basic network troubleshooting by using ping, traceroute, examining routing tables, etc.

  • Familiar with cloud infrastructure and deployments such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

  • Familiar with Agile Scrum methodologies

  • Ability to follow design guidelines to meet targets

  • Strong initiative and passionate about automation and learning new technologies

  • Strong systematic problem solving skills and ability to work within ambiguity

  • Ability to communicate effectively and succinctly

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the field


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Pytest BDD or other BDD technologies

  • Familiarity with virtualization or container technology such as KVM/docker/kubernetes

  • Experience with networking (e.g., TCP/IP, routing, L2 to L3 technologies, SDN, NFV, VxLAN, BGP)

  • Ability to troubleshoot the various network layers from L2 to L7. Familiar with wireshark, tcpdump, network analysis and setup



  • B.S. in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent experience. An advanced degree a plus


Nefeli Networks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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