Software Engineer - (Linux- DPDK)

Software Engineer - (Linux- DPDK)

Marvell India Private Limited
3 - 6 Years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description:


• Design, develop, and support Linux NIC driver and other software components for QLogic Intelligent Ethernet Adapters (IEA) and Converged Network Adapters (CNA) in the Linux operating environment
• Design, develop, and support DPDK Poll Mode driver and other software components for QLogic Intelligent Ethernet Adapters (IEA) and Converged Network Adapters (CNA)
• Design, develop, and support virtualization technologies like NIC Partitioning (NPAR), Single Root IO Virtualization (SR-IOV), VxLAN/GENEVE etc. in the Linux NIC driver, DPDK Poll Mode Driver and other software components for Linux XEN and KVM hypervisor environments
• Participate in all phases of development and support from requirements, design, implementation, unit testing, performance benchmarking, and providing support for downstream test partners, OEMs, customers etc.
• Work closely with the ASIC, hardware, firmware, testing teams, OEMs, and customers on resolving issues found during various phases of development, testing, and deployment
• Be available to work at OEM and customer site if needed.
• Work with upstream kernel community ( to have the drivers included in upstream kernel releases
• Work with DPDK community ( to have the drivers included in DPDK releases
• Work with Linux distro partners (RedHat, Novell, Citrix, Oracle etc.) to have the drivers inbox on major Linux distributions
• Work on gathering Linux/DPDK specific requirements for new features and work with hardware/firmware teams to get them incorporated in the newer hardware/firmware
• Ability to come up with detailed design specs for the driver using firmware/hardware API specifications
• Work with Engineering Integration Test (EIT) & Product Quality Assurance (PQA) teams to develop new test cases, and to get the test cases automated.
• Work on issues reported and providing support for Engineering Integration Test (EIT) & Product Quality Assurance (PQA) teams
• Work with support engineers to understand and resolve field issues
• Work with marketing and tech pubs to come up with user guides and customer visible documentations
• Contribute towards organizational goals and objectives

• 3+ years of device drivers and/or system software development experience in Linux or Unix operating environments
• Thorough understanding of Linux/Unix kernel internals
• Thorough understanding of OS and system software concepts like DMA, interrupts, processes & threads, memory management, synchronization etc.
• Proficient in C programming
• Thorough understanding of Ethernet protocols and technologies
• Thorough understanding of TCP/IP protocol and networking stack
• Understanding of DPDK Software is good to have.
• Understanding of FC/FCoE/iSCSI storage protocols is good to have.
• Development experience in Linux XEN/KVM hypervisors or any other hypervisor environment is good to have
• Understanding of PCI and IOV protocols is good to have
• Experience in kernel debugging is required
• Expertise in software development lifecycles and software testing methodologies & techniques
• Must have effective interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills.
• Excellent communication skills to interface internally and externally with all levels of the organization and to participate in problem-solving and quality improvement activities.
• Demonstrates good analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Has an inherent sense of urgency and accountability.
• Must demonstrate initiative and a bias for thoughtful action.
• Grounded, detail-oriented always backs up ideas with facts.
• Must have the ability to define problems, issues, and opportunities, analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions from various datasets.
• Must have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
• Self-motivated and a team player
• BS in CS/EE with 3+ years of related experience.

Marvell is empowering the global data economy. Whether at the network core or edge, our leadership technologies make it possible for the world’s data to be processed, moved, stored and secured faster and more reliably. With leading intellectual property and deep system-level knowledge, Marvell's infrastructure semiconductor solutions are transforming the 5G, cloud computing, enterprise and automotive markets of tomorrow.
At Marvell, you’ll see your ideas put to work, share in the success of our company, and achieve a healthy life-work balance in a strong culture of corporate citizenship and global semiconductor leadership. If you are ready to excel, innovate, and truly enjoy where you work, apply now for the position

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