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Software Development
Telephony & Wireless
Software Version Control Specialist - New Grad
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Birch Telecom Corp | Spokane Valley, WA
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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 candidate will work closely with a senior engineer and receive on-the-job training and mentorship. Initial focus for this position will be the software configuration management system (Perforce) and build system (Jenkins). This position offers the opportunity to explore various career paths such as automated network test development and embedded software development.

Create and maintain Perforce branches. Our software evolves quickly and keeping branches in sync will require regular coordination. This position will help coordinate merges between branches and resolving merge conflicts.
Provide Perforce support. This position will develop into the Perforce expert in the division answering questions, developing Perforce scripts, and Perforce end-user education.
Develop and enhance web tools. These scripts will provide insight to the state of the builds, test, and Perforce branches.
Develop and enhance the automated build and test scripts used in our release process. Were always striving to build our software faster and this position will be central to optimizing our release process. This will involve writing short to medium length scripts in Python, BASH, or Groovy scripting languages.

Required Skills

Experience in at least on scripting language, such as Perl, Python, Ruby, or Groovy.
Experience in C or C++.
Experience in a Linux development environment.
Exposure to a database system such as MySQL, Progress, or Microsoft SQL.

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.

About Birch Telecom Corp

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