Mellanox Technologies Senior Software Application Engineer in Westborough, Massachusetts

The SoC software application engineering team at Mellanox is looking for a Senior Software Application Engineer with experience in Linux system software, embedded systems, storage protocols and networking. As a Software Application Engineer, you will support the technical needs of our customers and help deliver Mellanox highly scalable ARM-based multi-core SoC (built with unrivaled hardware accelerators which provide industry-leading networking, I/O, and security performance gains) with all the software required to bring their product to market ahead of the competition.

  • Work as the technical expert to address the customer requirements and solve any technical challenges

  • Run and own relevant proof of concept activities introducing Mellanox SoC products and integrate them with new and existing accounts

  • Debug SW issues and provide solutions to customer

  • Lead complex escalations with customers, build and lead engineering task force, build debug strategies and lead them to execution while ensuring good communications with the customer

  • Participate in building SW products roadmap by providing the customer product requirements to engineering and marketing teams

  • Train internal and external technical teams and be the learning interface between R&D and support teams

  • 5+ years professional experience in developing software for Linux-based systems (Embedded and Linux kernel are preferred)

  • A strong understanding of the system software stack, with a focus on software/hardware interaction including platform firmware, device drivers, Linux kernel, and how user-space applications use system services to achieve high performance

  • A good understanding of high-performance processor architectures including CPU, cache coherency models, memory controllers, PCIe, and hardware accelerators (crypto, compression, and others)

  • Knowledge in storage protocols (preferred)

  • Knowledge in NVME (preferred)

  • Experience working in a customer-oriented environment with ability to handle and resolve critical customer issues/problems

  • Good verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work directly with customers


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

About Us

Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.

About You

Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.


Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs). At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.

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