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A10 Networks – Why Work For Us?

A10 Networks is the leader in Application Networking, helping organizations of all sizes to accelerate, optimize and secure their applications. A10's primary market for Application Delivery Networking is driven by the massive growth of global IP traffic and expected to double to $2.9 billion in four years (source: Gartner). A10 was named the fastest growing private Computer Hardware company in the Inc 500 and the second fastest growing private company in Silicon Valley by the San Jose Business Journal. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, A10 has offices in over 15 countries, over 400 employees and is profitable with a track record of consistent quarterly revenue growth.

A10's flagship AX Series Application Delivery Controllers are deployed by over 2,000 customers worldwide. Powered by A10's scalable Advanced Core OS (ACOS) architecture, the AX Series surpasses the competition with superior reliability, high-performance and an energy efficient footprint for lower total cost of ownership (TCO). The AX Series platforms offer solutions for Application Delivery/Server Load Balancing, IPv6 Migration and Cloud Computing & Virtualization. The AX Series allows customers to deliver a positive end user experience, respond to business needs quickly and ensure efficient data center operations.

A10 Networks is a fast growing expansion-stage company renowned for its technology innovation, customer service and leadership in Web Application Delivery appliances. Since the time our flagship AX Series Application Delivery Controllers were introduced in 2007, we have won multiple Best of Show awards at Interop, with many marquee customers worldwide. Our customers include the top Web Giants and Service Providers, and many leading enterprises. We offer competitive compensation packages and great career opportunities. A10 Networks is an equal opportunity employer M/F/V/D.

We have immediate need to fill the following positions at our Headquarters in San Jose, CA to achieve our goals.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision benefits and life insurance
  • Flexible spending account for extra savings on health and dependent care expenses
  • 15 days of paid time off a year
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 401(k) plan
  • Complimentary dinner provided on weeknights for those who are working late


Lee Chen, Founder and CEO

Lee Chen, Founder and CEO
Lee served most recently as co-founder and vice president of engineering at Foundry Networks. Lee was also a founding member of Centillion Networks (acquired by Nortel). He has held management and senior technical positions at Apple Computer, Convergent Technologies and InSync Group. He holds an M.S.E.E. from San Jose State University and a B.S. in Electrophysics from National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan.


Raj Jalan, CTO

Raj Jalan, CTO
Raj has over 25 years of experience in the Networking Industry. Prior to A10 Raj was the lead  architect for Foundry Networks' ServerIron and L2/L3 switching product families. Before Foundry he worked on a wide range of Networking technologies from Ethernet, Token-Ring, ATM and Digital Switching Systems. Raj holds a number of patents related to L2/L3 as well as L4/L7 switching. He has a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.


Greg Straughn, CFO

Greg Straughn, CFO
Greg has over 30 years experience in the financial management of technology companies, serving as CFO for multiple organizations. At A10 Networks, Greg is responsible for Finance, Accounting and Human Resource Management. Prior to A10, Greg served for 12 years as CFO for Kabira Technologies, a provider of high-performance software products to the telecommunications and financial services market. Previously, he also served as CFO for AT&T/Pacific Bell Internet Services, Principal and General Manager for Meridian Business Systems and CFO for PacTel Finance. Greg holds a B.S. in Finance from UC Berkeley and is the author of several books on financial and general management of small businesses.


Rob Cochran, Vice President, Legal and Corporate Collaboration

Rob Cochran, Vice President, Legal and Corporate Collaboration
Rob has 29 years of experience serving as corporate and general legal counsel for emerging technology companies. Immediately prior to A10, for 17 years Rob was principal of a boutique law firm based in Woodside, California, where he specialized in the representation of growth corporations, and the investors funding such ventures. During this period, Rob served on the Board of Directors of numerous private corporations, and Techwell, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: TWLL). Earlier in his career, Rob was an International Mergers and Acquisition advisor, and Vice President and General Counsel of Mosel-Vitelic, Inc. (one of the first Silicon Valley technology companies to reorganize and successfully achieve public trading on a foreign public stock exchange). Rob started his career as a corporate securities lawyer with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P. C. Rob has a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.


Peter Stokes, Vice President of Sales, North America

Peter Stokes, Vice President of Sales, North America
Peter has a 25+ year track record of building successful sales teams for emerging and established technology companies including Reconnex, IBM, Tandem Computer, Bay Networks and Netopia. Peter holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Arizona State University.



Kelly LeBlanc, Senior Director of Worldwide Marketing

Kelly LeBlanc, Head of Worldwide Marketing
Kelly has over 15 years experience in technology markets. In her current role, Kelly is responsible for A10's worldwide message, including Corporate and Product Marketing. Prior to A10, Kelly held Marketing positions for VERITAS Software (acquired by Symantec) and Fortinet. She also managed accounts at several top ten Public Relations agencies for Adobe and Hewlett-Packard. Kelly has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Cal Poly University, San Luis Obispo.


Joyce Taylor, Vice President of Business Development

Joyce Taylor, Vice President of Business Development
Joyce has more than 20 years of success in business development and sales management with technology companies such as Foundry Networks, Bay Networks, Xylogics and Tri Data. Prior to joining A10, she was a successful entrepreneur and served as founder and president of Jetlites, Inc., an award-winning maker of high-performance sports lighting technologies.


Hayato Koeda, President & CEO for A10 Networks, KK

Hayato Koeda, President & CEO for A10 Networks KK, and Vice President of South Asia
Hayato is a seasoned business leader and held senior management positions at various IT companies, including Aspect Software Japan, Dell Japan, Motive Japan and Openwave Systems Japan. Most recently, Hayato was Representative Director for Aspect Software where he was responsible for spearheading the overall operations in Japan. Hayato holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Nippon University in Japan. He is a former member of the Japan National Ski Team.


John Chiong, Vice President of Engineering, Program Management

John Chiong, Vice President of Engineering Program Management
John has over 25 years of experience in the Networking Industry. He formerly held various engineering management positions at Cosine, StrataCom, Cisco, Advanced Computer Communications (ACC), Unisys, and Convergent Technologies. He holds an M.S. in Computer Engineering from Boston University and a B.S. in Physics from Rangoon University, and holds several patents related to networking and security technologies. He is also the author of two networking books: "Internetworking of IP and ATM" and "Interconnections SNA" (both published by McGraw-Hill and translated into Japanese and Chinese editions for the IP and ATM book).


Todd Kleppe, Senior Director of Worldwide Operations

Todd Kleppe, Senior Director of Worldwide Operations
Todd Kleppe has 20+ years of successful experience in infrastructure development and running high-tech operations and programs. Prior to A10, he held positions for a variety of established and emerging companies such as Acer, NEC, WaveSplitter Technologies and NextLabs. Todd has a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities Pre-Law from Michigan State University and a MBA from George Washington University.


James Sung, Sr. Director, Worldwide Support & Service

James Sung, Senior Director of Worldwide Support & Service
James Sung joins A10 Networks with over 20+ years experience in Networking and Storage technologies. Prior to A10, James succeeded in building a Customer Support organization from the ground up in a successful start-up that was acquired by Netgear. James' broad spectrum of technical experience extends to software development manager, project management, and QA management. James holds a software patent on Internet security and has a BS in Computer Science from University of California, Irvine.


John Wei, Managing Director, APAC Region

John Wei, Managing Director of APAC Region
John Wei has over 15 years of experience in the networking industry. Prior to A10, he was the Asia Pacific Managing Director for Trapeze Networks, charged with developing business across the region. John also served as the Asia Pacific regional director in charge of system engineering and marketing for Foundry Networks, and held software engineering positions at Cisco Systems and FORE Systems. He received a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan.



A10 Networks Management and Development Team includes personnel from Cisco, Nortel, Motorola, eBay, Cosine Communications, Nokia, Airespace, Protego, and Fortinet.

A10 Networks Reviews

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    perfect place for those who are eager to learn as much as possible in the early stage of their career.

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    Current Employee - Software QA Engineer  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at A10 Networks full-time for more than a year


    The company survives fierce competitions in the network load balancing industry and it is trying to lead the market.Various projects are going on and you will hardly get bored. Usually from time to time you need to move on to new project and you need to spend time to pick up new concepts and new challenges. very dynamic


    life is busy and you need to multi task. Sometime you need to work over time in the office.

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    Organize more training for fresh people in the company.

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A10 Networks Interviews

Updated Sep 10, 2014
Updated Sep 10, 2014

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    Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Jose, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at A10 Networks in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Initially there was a phone interview, a few basic questions on my resume, and then I was scheduled for an onsite interview. Need to finish an one hour exam. The exam tests about basic programming questions and basic networking knowledge. On the onsite interview day, I met 9 people in total including the HR of the company. Basically many team members came in for an interview with me and provided feedbacks. Most questions are related to my resume and you will be given an scenario to develop test strategies to test your acumen of quality assurance. a few easy brain teasers as well.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question was to provide an alternative way to solve a problem in my master of Engineering project.   View Answer
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    I provided my lowest salary and was given exactly the amount.
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A10 Networks Awards & Accolades

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Best of Show, Interop, 2006
AX Series Application Acceleration Switch is a Best of Interop Winner, Interop, 2007
AX Series Wins Grand Prix, Best of Interop Tokyo, 2007
64-bit AX Series Wins the Esteemed Networking Product Award, Microsoft TechEd, 2010
INC 500 Fastest Growing Companies (#46), Inc. 500, 2010
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Additional Info

Website www.a10networks.com
Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Type Company - Public (ATEN)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

A10 is one of the fastest growing network and security companies in Silicon Valley and offers the right candidate a unique opportunity at our fast growth public company to learn and grow professionally, while building solutions that are transforming the computing landscape in the most exciting areas.

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