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Networking Test Engineer, NetInfra Fabric



Quality Assurance
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience with testing/releasing networking products.
  • 3 years of experience working with and testing multiple L2/L3 networking protocols and troubleshooting automation.
  • 3 years of experience with object-oriented programming languages such as C++ or Python.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience architecting and developing test infrastructure to support large scaled network solution.

About the job

Our computational challenges are so big and unique we can't just buy our hardware, we've got to make it ourselves. Our Platforms Team designs and builds the hardware, software and networking technologies that power all of Google's services. As a Networking Test Engineer you make sure that our massive and growing network is operating at its peak potential. You have hands-on experience with complex networking equipment, a deep understanding of networking protocols, test design and implementation chops and a background in IP network design. It's your job to make sure Google's cutting-edge technology can perform at scale.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $136,000-$203,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Design, develop, and execute test plans for networking features, equipment, and systems.
  • Design and deploy suitable testbeds for testing Networking software infrastructure.
  • Develop test automation and tools.
  • Certify software releases for general use, and manage feature and resource priorities for a release (e.g., deciding priority of test cases, evaluating release-stoppers).
  • Generate ideas to solve complex and/or open-ended problems with multiple approaches to reach an optimal solution.

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Google is a global company and, in order to facilitate efficient collaboration and communication globally, English proficiency is a requirement for all roles.