Wireless Network Engineer

The Dabba Network is a Decentralised Physical Infrastructure Network that is building high speed wireless networks from the ground up in India. We enable humans & machines with internet connectivity at a price that they can afford.

Internet and WiFi are critical to every human. Dabba is building the software, hardware & operating solutions to make internet access ubiquitous & affordable. We believe every household should come with internet, networking, and WiFi; just like water, gas, and electricity, the internet is a fundamental utility.

Unlike traditional internet solutions, Dabba's approach is vertically-integrated across engineering and operations. We design and manufacture our own hardware, develop the entire software stack, and manage our users’ network.

We are looking for people who are excited to work on complex problems, enjoy learning and working with others, and above all, are resilient and empathic. Join & help us build something amazing together for the next billion users.

About the role

As a member of Network team your goal is to:

  • Implementing network features that solve real problems, helping end-users utilise the network effectively, efficiently, and in novel ways.

  • Designing and implement routing protocol improvements for network appliances

  • Building a playbook for automating provisioning, installations and support

  • Handling software & hardware upgrades in the field

  • Collaborating with our backend team on connecting Dabba devices to Dabba’s cloud for command & control.

  • Collaborating with our operations & support teams on tools we can use to improve network operations proactively and telemetry we can share with our customers to give them insight into the value of the Meter service

Fundamentally, you will provide the state-of-the-art foundation on which the Dabba's network is built in the real world. We leverage existing Open Source Software whenever possible. Our users are both internal and external; in addition to our customers, we must consider the engineers who build on top of our platforms and the Operations Team that installs, monitors, and uses our devices.

You might be a good fit if

  • Designed complex network systems, security and implementation of routing, switching, and firewalls

  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting routing protocols

  • Experience building mesh networks

  • Comfort with troubleshooting Linux based systems

  • Automation and scripting experience

  • Experience with deep packet analysis and using Wireshark

  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving network issues, and communicating to impacted users

  • Experience with network hardware similar to: Cisco, Meraki, Aruba, Ruckus, Ubiquiti

  • The ability to handle a high level of autonomy and responsibility

  • You are comfortable working with OpenWRT.

  • Have expertise in networking protocols (L2/L3), ideally running on network appliances.

  • Understand and have experience with L4 to L7 services (firewall, NAT, VPN, IPv6, load balancing, and tunnelling protocols), algorithms and architectures.

  • Understand the importance of stability and security for hardware that affects end-user connectivity & overall experience.

  • Can methodically evaluate and test multiple possible solutions for a given problem and make a case for how to move towards a working solution.

  • You understand HostAPD, Portal, RADIUS, AAA, Identity and role management, Radsec

  • Tunnels, Firewall, Iptables, Flow Classification, QoS, TLS, DTLS are your companions

Nice to have

Certifications like CCNA, CWNA, CWAP, CWDP, CWSP, or CWNE

If you are interested in joining us

We encourage you to reach out even if your experience doesn't precisely match this job description. We operate with a growth mindset and expect ourselves and our colleagues to have the capacity and desire for ongoing growth.

  • Tell us a little bit about yourself, why you are interested in what we are doing, and any relevant experience you have.

  • Attach your resume.

  • Please include links to LinkedIn, Github, any code samples, or blog posts.

  • email us with above information to career@wifidabba.com

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