Engineer, Hardware Engineering

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Networking
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

The Insieme Business Unit (INSBU) is looking for an experienced Senior Design Engineer to drive existing projects and engage in new development of our Nexus 9K family. The ideal candidate will have an ASIC design background with hands-on experience in RTL and verification, in-depth knowledge of an SoC development cycle and best industry practices, from specification through tape-out and lab validation, and a proven track record of success in high-performance/high-volume semiconductor markets.

Who You'll Work With

Insieme is one of Cisco’s recent acquisitions and fastest growing teams. Insieme developed the Nexus 9000 line of data center switches and Application Centric Infrastructure, Cisco’s premier datacenter SDN solution. Our team within INSBU is responsible for driving integration of the Nexus 9000 and ACI with open source software, including OpenStack, Docker, and Open vSwitch, to help our customers build multitenant clouds.

Who You Are

You are able to work at all levels—including the Insieme CTO team--to define forwarding architectures. In addition, you will be able to work collaboratively with the software and hardware development teams to develop ASIC feasibility studies for standalone and ACI platforms. 

Minimum Qualifications

Strong technical foundation in networking

In depth understanding of ASIC SOC architectures

Experience with open source platforms

Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Excellent presentation skills 

● 8 years Software/Hardware Engineering experience 

Desired Skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skill

Excellent presentation skills 

MS or PhD in CS/EE

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