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Forward Networks

Forward Networks

Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Forward Networks is revolutionizing the way large networks are managed. The Forward Enterprise platform delivers a vendor-agnostic "digital twin" of the network, based on a mathematical model. The platform scales to support hundreds of thousands of network devices, whether cloud, hybrid cloud, or on-prem. It serves as a single source of truth for the network, enabling network operators to instantly verify security posture, accelerate troubleshooting, avoid outages, and modernize network management.

Over the past few years, Forward Networks has received tremendous industry recognition, including “Cool Vendor in Enterprise Networking” by Gartner, “Product of the Year” by Cloud Computing, “Enterprise Cloud Computing Software of the Year,” and has been named to Fortune’s 2022 “Best Workplaces in the Bay Area” list.

The company was founded by four Stanford PhD graduates who saw a massive opportunity to improve network operations. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Threshold Ventures, and Goldman Sachs.

Forward Networks is currently seeking a Member of Technical Staff.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop backend services for product scalability.
  • Develop APIs for product usability. Work closely with experts in networking to build scalable features.
  • Build backend frameworks and infrastructure for distributed systems. Build testing frameworks for continuous testing to catch performance regressions.
  • Build highly scalable storage systems.
  • Build tools to triage and debug performance bottlenecks in modeling large networks.
  • Understand, triage, and troubleshoot bugs.

    Part-time telecommuting allowed


  • Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field and 24 months of experience.

Salary: $210,000/yr. - $220,000/yr.

Job code #41567 must be referenced when applying to this position.