Networking Solutions Architect

PLVision is seeking a Networking Solutions Architect with over 7 years of experience in Embedded Application Development to join our Architecture Office. If you love experimenting, solving complex tasks, and are eager to apply your profound knowledge of C and strong understanding of networking, this opportunity is for you.


As a Networking Solutions Architect, you will provide technical leadership in designing and developing advanced software solutions for networking products, including switches, routers, smartNICs, and DPUs. You will lead solution architecture, contribute to technical design, and provide technical governance throughout the entire solutions lifecycle. You will work with the latest technologies and won’t have to puzzle out any outdated legacy code. Collaborating with an experienced team, you will help industry leaders bring their products to market and constantly contribute to open-source projects (SONiC, SAI, DPDK, etc.).


PLVision is a member of the Linux Foundation, TIP (Telecom Infra project), and its open network operating system projects, SONiC and DENT. We collaborate daily with top engineers within open-source communities, providing numerous opportunities for growth in our dynamic environment. If this sounds interesting, apply now.


About PLVision

We are a software product development company specializing in computer networking and embedded systems. PLVision has offices in Krakow (Poland) and Lviv (Ukraine). Founded in 2007, the company helps networking industry leaders and ambitious startups in the U.S., Israel, and the EU countries to launch innovative products.


Vacancy responsibilities:

  • As a part of the Project Team:

    - Design software solutions for networking products (switches, routers, smartNICs/DPUs, etc.)
    - Create architectural and design documentation
    - Guide the team working directly with our customer on product launch
    - Ensure the productivity of the team responsible for R&D, integration, product support, and debugging activities
    - Ensure features (components/modules) are implemented and documented according to requirements.
    - Align software development strategies with customer product needs by staying informed about market trends in the networking industry
    - Collaborate closely with the Quality Assurance (QA) team to provide an architectural perspective
  • As a part of the PLVision Architecture Office:

    - Provide architectural design services for new and existing clients, including solution vision, proposal, and high-level (HLD) and low-level (LLD) design documentation for networking products
    - Review software designs, analyze functional gaps, and identify performance bottlenecks
    - Author white papers, blogs, knowledge base articles, and other customer-focused content in collaboration with the marketing team
    - Identify and evaluate new technologies, innovations, tech communities, and potential partner relationships to facilitate PLVision’s growth

    Vacancy requirements:

  • 7+ years of commercial experience in Embedded Application Development
  • Experience developing architecture, design, and functional specifications
  • Expert knowledge of C
  • In-depth Linux OS knowledge
  • Experience planning and designing a software stack for embedded devices (preferably switches or routers)
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols
  • Experience with Layer 2 or Layer 3 networking protocols implementation and TCP/UDP sockets programming
  • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills, experience communicating with customers
  • Understanding of market trends, strong research and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of technical English at the intermediate level or higher


Vacancy plus options:

  • Knowledge of C++
  • Python/bash knowledge
  • Experience with SAI/SONiC implementation and integration
  • Experience with DPDK
  • Experience with routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, RIP, etc.)
  • Experience with Linux networking
  • Experience with virtualization/containerization technologies
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Delivery (CD) processes