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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Software Development
Telephony & Wireless
Test Engineer - New Grad
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Job Description

Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, offers leading network infrastructure solutions, intelligent software and a comprehensive services practice. Our portfolio of software-centric optical and Ethernet platforms combines network element programmability, operating system commonality and management unification, and Carrier Ethernet-based transformation to enable our customers to change the way they compete. Our solutions form the foundation of many of the largest, most reliable and sophisticated service provider, enterprise, government, and research and education networks across the globe.

This is an entry level position.

The CES System Test team is seeking entry level test engineers to join our team of test professionals. The successful candidate will develop test plans and procedures, automated test scripts, and execute unit, integration, and system level software testing of Carrier Ethernet switches within the CES department.

Development of test plans and test automation for L2 Carrier Ethernet switch protocols such as:

Execution of test procedures and reporting test results
Carrier Ethernet Services
802.1q (VLAN) 802.1ad (QinQ)
802.1p (User Priority) w/L2 QoS-CoS
802.1ag (CFM)
802.1ah (PBB) 802.1Qay (PBB-TE)
802.3ad (LACP)
802.1d (STP) 802.1s (MSTP) 802.1w (RSTP)

Work with all levels of testing: unit testing, system integration testing, and network level testing
Ensuring software meets standards and functional requirements to deliver quality product to customer
Work with embedded software and hardware engineers to provide a cohesive end-to-end product
Consult with development engineers in resolution of problems
Support diagnostic and test activities to determine performance, validation, and solutions to complex or unusual software problems

Required Skills

Ability to analyze, troubleshoot and resolve complex issues
Ability to accurately document test progress and results
Ability to learn and apply new concepts and technologies quickly
Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects
Excellent planning, organization, reporting and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work well and stay focused under pressure
Independent, self-starter
Team player
Strong commitment to product excellence

Required Experience

BS/MS EE, Computer Science or Computer Engineering
0 -2 years experience

The anticipated start date for this position is May 2013; however we may have some earlier start dates available. You must be available for full-time employment by this date.

The following information will assist you in completing the online application:

Be sure to attach a resume to the application (in the documents section), as well as a cover letter (if desired). Employment History can include co-op placements, internships or summer work terms while enrolled in a University/College program.
Include your GPA (and what it is out of, e.g. 3.6/4.0, 80/100) in your resume. Be sure to also enter your school information in the Education Qualifications field of the application.
Include any extracurricular and/or volunteer activities in your resume.

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