Leadership

Preetish Nijhawan
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Preetish Nijhawan is CEO at Zycada Networks and co-founder and partner at Cervin Ventures. He has worked at companies including McKinsey & Company, Neon, BMC, and iVita, an asset management software startup he co-founded. Preetish was also a co-founder of Akamai Technologies, after various roles at Intel in engineering and program management.

Preetish Nijhawan
CEO

Preetish Nijhawan

CEO

Preetish Nijhawan is CEO at Zycada Networks and co-founder and partner at Cervin Ventures. He has worked at companies including McKinsey & Company, Neon, BMC, and iVita, an asset management software startup he co-founded.

 

Preetish was also a co-founder of Akamai Technologies, after various roles at Intel in engineering and program management.

Subbu Varadarajan
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Subbu Varadarajan is Founder and Chief Product Officer of Zycada Networks. He has nearly 20 years of deep tech industry experience, including engineering roles at Akamai, Cisco and Alcatel-Lucent. Varadarajan is credited with creating the world’s first WhiteHat Botnet.

Subbu Varadarajan
FOUNDER & CPO

Subbu Varadarajan

Founder & CPO

Subbu Varadarajan is Founder and Chief Product Officer of Zycada Networks.


He has nearly 20 years of deep tech industry experience, including engineering roles at Akamai, Cisco and Alcatel-Lucent. Varadarajan is credited with creating the world’s first WhiteHat Botnet.

Roy Antonyraj
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Roy Antonyraj is the co-founder and CTO of Zycada. Roy is responsible for managing and driving the continuous evolution and improvement of Zycada’s global cloud platform and associated operational procedures.

Roy Antonyraj​
CO-FOUNDER & CTO​

Roy Antonyraj

Co-Founder & CTO

Roy Antonyraj is the co-founder and CTO of Zycada. Roy is responsible for managing and driving the continuous evolution and improvement of Zycada’s global cloud platform and associated operational procedures.

Kumar Senthivel
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Kumar Senthivel leads Zycada’s engineering organization. With more than 20 years of software development and management experience, he is building one of most agile and innovative engineering teams.

Kumar Senthivel​
CO-FOUNDER & VP ENGINEERING​​

Kumar Senthivel

Co-founder & VP Engineering

Kumar Senthivel leads Zycada’s engineering organization. With more than 20 years of software development and management experience, he is building one of most agile and innovative engineering teams.

Sajid Awan
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Sajid Awan brings extensive experience in technology management and business operations to Zycada in the areas of networking, cloud, and security. Prior to Zycada, Sajid was the Chief Operating Officer at Veriflow (acquired by VMware), where he also managed Operations.

Saijd Awan​​
COO​​

Saijd Awan

Coo

Sajid Awan brings extensive experience in technology management and business operations to Zycada in the areas of networking, cloud, and security. Prior to Zycada, Sajid was the Chief Operating Officer at Veriflow (acquired by VMware), where he also led Product Management.

Board of Directors

Preetish Nijhawan

Preetish Nijhawan

Preetish Nijhawan

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Subbu Varadarajan

Subbu Varadarajan

Subbu Varadarajan

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Brian Byun

Brian Byun

Brian Byun

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Sumit Agarwal

Sumit Agarwal

Sumit Agarwal

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Investors


Open Positions

Duties:

Zycada Networks, Inc. seeks CTO in Campbell, CA responsible for design and development of complex network systems processing millions of transactions/day, leveraging networking and open source technologies. Design and develop architectural recommendations for reliable, massively scalable, highly available, and maintainable systems. Supervise 2 SW engineers. Position is based at company office in Campbell, CA area and may telecommute from home in greater Campbell, CA area with occasional commute to the office for meetings.


You have:

  • Master’s or equivalent in Computer Science and/or Engineering or related field plus minimum 3 years of industry experience.
  • 3 years work experience in developing client/server software, web applications, command line tools using C/C++, Java and Python programming languages and designing and deploying reliable and scalable software systems.
  • 1 year work experience in configuring, managing and securing Linux systems like Red Hat Enterprise Linux; profiling, analyzing and tuning software performance with tools like VisualVM; troubleshooting software with tools like tcpdump and strace.
  • 2 years work experience in developing and troubleshooting software that uses TCP/IP,DNS, HTTP, SSL/TLS protocols; cryptography algorithms used for encryption, hashing and digital signatures and mastery over tools like OpenSSL; writing programs to monitor and manage systems using shell scripting like bash.

Email resume to careers@zycada.com. Or mail printed resume to Zycada Networks, Inc., Job #101AR, 900 E Hamilton Ave #420, Campbell, CA 95008.

As a DevOps engineer, you will write code to:

 

  • Build bots that automate deployment and monitoring
  • Integrate with various cloud providers
  • Monitor and scale all traffic carrying nodes
  • Analyze, pinpoint and resolve production issues
  • Build prototypes and proof of concepts of new ideas

 

You will also be expected to be part of our on call operations rotation when it’s your turn.

 

You have:

  • A computer science degree or relevant industry experience
  • Experience in building and operating cloud-based systems and networks
  • Strong automation experience (“Automate or die” attitude)
  • Experience with ElasticSearch, InfluxDB and Ansible
  • Programming experience with Python, shell scripting and Golang (preferred but not required).
  • System and network monitoring/troubleshooting experience using tools like perf, tcpdump, mtr, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols (DNS, TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS).
  • Machine learning and/or deep learning hands-on experience is a plus.

In this role you will be designing and developing software for for accelerating dynamic content for web and mobile apps using algorithms that can operate at scale and deliver several petabytes of traffic. You will lead development efforts from rapid prototypes to large scale distributed applications. You will also be responsible for verifying performance and stability of software. You will be expected to keep yourself up to date with web and mobile technologies, take ownership and mentor others.


You have:

  • 5 to 8 years of experience in developing web and mobile applications.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in developing high performance distributed software.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Golang and Python programming.
  • Expertise in data structures and algorithms for large scale systems.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in Restful API development.
  • Experience in using Influx and Redis databases
  • Knowledge of HTTP and DNS protocols.
  • Knowledge of Elastic Search
  • Masters degree in Computer Science

In this role you will be designing and developing software for for accelerating dynamic content for web and mobile apps using algorithms that can operate at scale and deliver several petabytes of traffic. You will lead development efforts from rapid prototypes to large scale distributed applications. You will also be responsible for verifying performance and stability of software. You will be expected to keep yourself up to date with web and mobile technologies, take ownership and mentor others.


You have:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in developing web and mobile applications.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in developing high performance distributed software.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Golang and Python programming.
  • Expertise in data structures and algorithms for large scale systems.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in Restful API development.
  • Experience in using Influx and Redis databases.
  • Knowledge of HTTP and DNS protocols.
  • Knowledge of Elastic Search.
  • Masters degree in Computer Science.

About Zycada

Zycada dramatically accelerates eCommerce websites, resulting in improved user engagement and increased revenue for online merchants. As veterans of the CDN space, our founders understood the limitations of the cache-centric model employed in content delivery networks and envisioned a new way to accelerate un-cacheable content. Therefore, they set out to build a novel category of cloud infrastructure technologies.

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