Featured Employer: SolarFlare

About Us

Solarflare is pioneering server connectivity for neural class networks. From silicon to firmware to software, Solarflare delivers a comprehensive, integrated set of technologies for distributed, ultra scale, software defined datacenters.

We design ultra-high performance chips, adapter cards, software and turnkey systems.  Deployed in enterprise, telco and cloud data centres, for the world’s most demanding customers.


Founded in 2001, Solarflare was one of the pioneers of 10GbE standards and technology. Today—with over 200 employees in the USA, UK, India and Hong Kong—the company is pioneering a new generation of networking technology. We are a fabless semiconductor company and a networking software company with over half of our employees doing chip and software design. Since 2001, our routes to market have grown to include over 22 distributors, 180 VARs and 1,650 customers around the world. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California, and operates R&D facilities in Cambridge, UK and New Delhi, India.

A great place to work…

We have high ambition for our business and our employees.  Solarflare has a culture of excellence, offering a challenging working environment where you can continually grow and develop and will work on interesting projects with extremely bright and talented people. We have a friendly, flexible working environment with offices close to the centre of Cambridge.  Very competitive pay and benefits and an excellent wellness programme.  We are a great team and we are growing!

Our values

Be Visionary

Solarflare believes in original ideas, imagination, and wisdom. What sets us apart is our ability to inspire our employees to accomplish long term success that is driven to achieve great things in our market.

Be Collaborative

Solarflare is a team of ingenious minds who work together towards achieving our goals. Creating a collaborative environment helps us to thrive and stay ahead of the competition. We foster collaboration through communications, visualization, and acknowledgement of everyone’s contribution.

Be Agile

Solarflare is a cooperative agile team. We believe in positive attitudes, a thirst for knowledge, setting goals for teams to succeed, pragmatism, and a willingness to learn. Our agile mindset allows us to foster a quest for knowledge and leverage what we’ve learned to continually improve upon what we do.

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