Senior Technical Leader (Test)

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Service Provider
  • Job Id

The Business Entity:

The Routing and Optical Software Group within the Core Software Group, has the charter for all Software Development functions across all Service Provider Routing and Optical platforms. The hiring team has one of the largest charters – completely owning the many high density core routing platforms.

The Team:

Working in this group, you will have the opportunity to Architect, Design, Develop and Test, some of the world’s largest Service Provider Routers, that are continuously evolving towards enabling the support of newer and exciting customer business paradigms. You will be interacting and working closely with some of the finest talent pool in the industry – where you will find that work is both fun and challenging.


Job Description:

Candidate needs to possess hand on experience on automation, deep understanding of networking applications, virtualization, containers, and understanding of network integration end to end. Engineer will be responsible to work with the hardware and development teams in defining the virtualization test strategy, automation using open source Python, REST, GO programming and drive test coverage as part of continuous integration/deployment model. Candidate will also be responsible to define and lead the test strategy and execution of Cisco’s Next-Gen Routing platforms running IOS-XR.


Minimum Qualifications:
B.S./B.E. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 10+ years of hands on experience of networking technologies and products or

M.S. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 8+ years of hands on experience of networking technologies and products


Technical skills:

Candidate should have hands-on experience in manual testing in at least one of the following areas:

·     Working experience with forwarding/Fabric ASICs of Cisco or other networking vendors.

·     Working experience in automation of Python based library and test cases.


·     Strong test experience in Virtualization technologies such as NFV, Cloud, SDN Technologies, Open source Controllers like OpenDaylight

·     Test Experience working with Linux OS, Hypervisors like KVM/QEMU, Vmware, XEN

·     Test Experience working with with SBI/NBI Protocols like OpenFlow, Netconf & REST API

·     Exposure to testing White box switches or Open vSwitch

·     Strong concepts and experience in L2, L3 and MPLS Protocols and forwarding infrastructure.

·     Working experience in automation of Python based library and test cases.

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