Associate Engineer - NetDev - London, UK

The Network Development (NetDev) Services team shares their advanced software and networking expertise through joint development with customers. Our focus is leading imaginative startup projects and software development that allow service providers and enterprises to benefit from the most recent advances in SDN, NFV, disaggregated networking, DevOps, NetOps and more.


We are looking for hands-on engineers that have a can-do attitude and a core belief in ownership. You will be proficient in some network development technologies and willing to learn in new areas. You will be able to navigate the current ambiguity in relation to the maturity of SDN and NFV technology and still deliver quality solutions. Our projects run in small autonomous teams that lead to many learning opportunities, a great deal of ownership and the prospect of driving this new technology forward.


This role is focused on the European region and will be based in London, UK  and as it is project-based work, you will need to be prepared to travel up to 50% of the time.


As an Associate Engineer you are expected to have 3 years of work experience with an undergraduate degree or 5+ years of experience without.  You will be working in a team with Principal Software Engineers, with 20+ years experience and Senior Software Engineers with 7-10 years experience.


This role requires a rare combination of skills.  You need to have excellent technical skills in software development with awareness of networking.  As well as excellent communication skills as you will be working directly with customers.


Necessary skills:

  • Excellent software programming skills comfortable using data structures and algorithms with Java, Go, C, C++ or clojure

  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum software development methodologies

  • Working knowledge of Linux – development and debugging tools

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong problem solving and software troubleshooting skills

  • Strong customer focus - You’ll have the ability to put yourself in the customer’s shoes

Desirable skills:

  • Familiarity scripting with Python and Ansible

  • Understanding of NETCONF, OpenFlow, Yang, OVS, PCEP

  • Familiarity with networking protocols (BGP, MPLS, VXLAN)

  • Hands-on experience with OpenDaylight open source projects

This is a full time role. Lumina Networks offers a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to work with some of the leaders in the industry  including the chance to work in a cutting edge technology. Our team is growing and the culture is fun and welcoming! If you feel you have some of the requirements we are looking for, please apply.

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