The Cloud-First, Customer-First, People-First Company

Big Switch Employees 

From inception, innovation velocity has been a pillar of our ethos. With our Cloud-First approach, we are reimagining networking. We solve the unsolvable for the most innovative organizations around the globe, who we have the privilege to call our customers (really, we prefer the word partners).

We are trusted by large, security conscious enterprises and service providers, who rely on IT for competitive advantages, including 25% of the Fortune 100, who entrust us with their mission critical networks. Our customers are Big on innovation, they believe in our mission and embrace our partnership. We are a Customer-First company. Without reservation we move mountains for the company we keep.

We are a diverse group of individuals with Big minds, united in our mission. We are game changers who do the unthinkable. We push the boundaries of possibility every day. We believe in collaboration, respect and integrity. We know we are nothing without the passionate people who are Big Switch, which is why, above all else, we are a People-First company.

If you would like to join us on our mission, search our open positions.


Founded in 2010, our roots stem from the original Stanford research team that invented software-defined networking (SDN). We are a high growth technology company with ‘startup perks.’ We are big on collaboration, but you won’t find any bureaucracy here. The role you step into, you’ll get to make it your own. And trust us when we say, opportunity is abundant.

A little more about Big Switch:

  • We are HQ’d in Silicon Valley, and have dedicated presence across North America, APAC and EMEA 
  • 200+ (and counting) Awesome employees around the globe
  • We are well funded -- we’ve raised more than $125MM from leading venture capital firms, including: Dell Technologies Capital, Index Ventures, Intel Capital, Khosla Ventures, MSD Capital, Morgenthaler Ventures, Redpoint and Silverlake Waterman
  • We have hundreds of large enterprise and service provider customers, located in more than 25 countries across four continents
  • We are all about innovation, we have 40 patents and counting…

As far as we have come, we see massive opportunities for making data centers more agile, intelligent, and programmable, which means we are on a never-ending search for the best talent to help us.

Why Join Big Switch?

  • Engineers do what they love – engineering
  • We are a market leader for hybrid-cloud networks for enterprises
  • Pre-IPO with one-of-a-kind leadership
  • Unlimited growth potential
  • Diversity for all

If you don't see a role that is a good fit for you, but you have the skills, energy, creativity and passion to change the networking industry, email your resume to:

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