Software Engineer, Development

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

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    Who You'll Work With
    Central Software Group (CSG) seeks an experienced Engineer to deliver software solutions for our Service-Provider/ DataCenter/Enterprise products. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in development of flexible software in CSG for the next generation networking product’s.

    What You'll Do
    ● Be a part of the overall BGP Routing Team (the best in the industry) in Central Software Group of Cisco, contributing to Design, Development, Coding and Test of routing software modules, that enable critical solutions for the Service provider, and provide them a competitive edge.
    ● Develop automated tests in Python/C for developed software features to ensure high-quality handoff to the Test team.
    ● Conduct and participate in peer code/design reviews.
    ● Deliver detailed functional and design specifications of the software.
    ● Work closely with the adjacent software teams in defining the programming interfaces into the various other software modules.

    Who You Are

    Minimum Qualifications & Desired Skills
    ● BS degree in CS/EE/CE or technical equivalent.
    ● Knowledge of Routing Technologies, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, MPLS protocols is a definite plus.
    ● Unicast/Multicast Forwarding experience would help too.
    ● Proficient in "C" and multithread programming, scripting languages (Tcl, Python, Perl) is a plus.
    ● Understands advanced architecture principles and design practices
    ● Creative problem solving skills and excellent troubleshooting/debugging skills
    ● Good understanding of concepts in operating system, Inter process communication, high availability etc.
    ● Experience in manageability frameworks such as Yang/snmp/xml is a plus
    ● Strong written and verbal communication
    ● Excellent teamwork and people skills
    ● Ability to manage multiple tasks and work towards long-term goals
    ● Flexibility and openness to change
    ● Self motivated and highly ambitious
    ● Familiarity with Unix/Linux. Experience using RTOS (ex: QNX, VxWorks)
    ● Understanding of networking fundamentals and protocols (ex: TCP/IP, Multicast)


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Ability to solve complex problems involving multiple products.
    • Ability to effectively present technological concepts to a wide audience.
    • Ability to influence the development of industry wide standards.
    • Exercises good judgement determining how to best achieve technical objectives of assignment.
    • Creative problem solving skills and excellent troubleshooting/debugging skills
    • Excellent teamwork and people skills
    • Programming experience (C, C++ ), script languages (Perl, Python)
    • Familiarity with Unix/Linux
    • Experience working on embedded systems
    • Experience using RTOS (ex: QNX, VxWorks)
    • Understanding of networking fundamentals and protocols (ex: TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS)

    Educational Background
    Master’s degree (or Bachelor's degree with 3+) years of experience in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related major

    About Cisco
    The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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