Technical Leader, Engineering

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

What You'll Do

For years, Cisco's vision has been to change the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns. Our vision is more meaningful today than ever. We made the Internet what it is today. First, we are passionate about creating connectivity. Now, we're entering the Internet of Everything transition—an era where we'll help build unprecedented value by connecting the unconnected.

IoE is a global industry phenomenon that is driving the biggest market transition for Cisco and our customers. It's where everything is converged on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful and valuable than before.

To help us bring this vision to life, join us in our exciting journey.

Who You'll Work With

Our FEP team covers the most of Cisco routing and switching products including Data center products, IOT and INSBU. We are a group of industry leading frontend power experts and deliver world-class FE power solutions with advanced power architecture and high efficiency. This position is mainly to develop frontend power solutions for INSBU for data Center and Cloud space.

Who You Are

We are looking for an expert Hardware Engineer for our INSBU products, who can develop highly reliable FEP systems for Cisco networking products and support Front-End Power (FEP) supply sustaining engineering activities including field failure analysis (FA) with root cause and corrective action.


  • User and group management (Windows Active Directory and NIS).
  • DNS/DHCP server management (Windows and Linux).
  • Operating system installation and configuration (Windows, Linux/KVM, VMware).
  • NetApp and Linux NFS storage management.
  • Backups (disk-to-disk with rsync and rsnapshot).
  • Configuration of management devices, e.g. console servers, managed PDU's and network switches.
  • Manage LSF grid server farm.
  • EDA tool installation and license management (FlexLM).
  • Maintaining resource documentation.
  • Provide end-user desktop support.
  • Provide after hours, on-call engineering/QA support.

Minimum Requirements:

  • You have worked in dynamic rapidly changing high tech environment.
  • You are experienced in working in a large-scale production development and QA lab environment.
  • Good technical hands on experience with Linux (RedHat/CentOS).
  • Solid hands experience with vCenter 5.x, ESX 5.x and Linux KVM.
  • Experience with Windows Active Directory and NIS.
  • Ability to work closely with engineering and QA on server configuration, test environment setup and implementation.
  • Solve complex IT issues and define strategic and tactical solutions/recommendations.
  • Scripting with one or more of the following: Bash/PERL/Python is a plus.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their rare talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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We connect everything - people, process, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. We make a meaningful difference that will benefit everyone - our people, our customers and the world around us.

Our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. But our edge doesn't come from technology. It comes from our people. We're looking for the kind of people who take smart risks, thrive in diverse environments, inspire their colleagues, and are committed to having an impact on the world. Whether you create technology solutions that redefine business or build connections that strengthen the community, you can make it happen at Cisco!

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