Software Systems Engineer SD-WAN

Zurich, Zurich, ch
Company: Open Systems
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-21 16:13:15

Are you an engineer passionate about building software and systems that improve the everyday work life of people around the world? Read on, this job might be for you!

Open Systems is a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer that enables organizations to connect to themselves, to the cloud, and to the rest of the world. We combine next-generation technology, enhanced operational processes, and the world’s top engineers to secure operations and availability of business-critical applications and ICT infrastructures for global companies, institutions, and NGOs in more than 180 countries around the clock, 365 days a year. For more information, visit .

Currently, we are looking for a

Software Systems Engineer SD-WAN

Your mission:

As a Software Systems Engineer SD-WAN, you will work on improving our SD-WAN portfolio which is the foundation of Open Systems' global network operations. You will be involved in projects from their concept phase all the way through to deployment and operations. Working as part of a highly-skilled engineering team you will build services that improve the performance, availability, and security of our customers' networks without the need for human intervention in the following areas:

  • Next-Generation Firewall
  • WAN Encryption & Routing
  • Traffic Identification
  • Traffic Shaping
  • Traffic Optimization
  • In addition to your work in a Development team, you will become certified as a Mission Control Engineer, providing you with knowledge in a wide area covering networking and security topics. This will give you the opportunity to visit our Network Operations Centers in Redwood City and Honolulu for 3-month deployments.

    Your qualifications:

    For this position, we are looking for candidates who are passionate about networks, automation, and complex problem-solving.


    The following skills are required for this position:

  • ETH, university, or FH degree in Computer Science or related studies
  • Basic understanding of networking and the major internet protocols (TCP/IP, IPsec, SSL, SSH, SMTP, HTTP, DNS)
  • Proficiency in English
  • Basic Linux knowledge

  • It would be great if you bring some of the following skills:

  • Knowledge in the following programming languages: Go, Perl
  • Advanced Linux knowledge
  • Familiarity with agile development cycles
  • Proficiency in German
  • What we offer:

    You will join our Development department, where we work in small teams with agile methods. Your initiative and innovation will be crucial to the success of the team and the company. At Open Systems we are passionate about what we do. We work in an environment in which innovative solutions, rapid development times, creativity, and open communication are practiced and continuously fostered. The pursuit of technological advancement is at the center of our attention.


    Come as you are! We are looking for amazing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. Open Systems welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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