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SoftwareTest Engineer - New Grad (R004775)
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Ciena | San Jose, CA
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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.

We are currently looking for Software Test Engineer to join our Packet Networking team in San Jose, CA. Scope of Responsibilities Develop and maintain a test automation framework. Drive continuous improvements in tools & processes to achieve a flexible, sustainable and efficient automated test environment.

-Expand existing automation framework to provide additional test capabilities for L2 Carrier Ethernet Switches

-Assist with test case scripting for system test team in TCL, Python or other scripting language.

-Update framework to achieve sustainability and maintainability

-Support a globally-distributed test automation team in their use of the automation framework & infrastructure

-Conduct diagnostic analysis and troubleshooting to resolve complex software issues

Required Skills

Understanding in L2/L3 networking protocols including BGP, MPLS, IPV4/IPV6, OAM, QOS, Scalability and Performance.
Good understanding of IP packet forwarding and L2 switching.
Knowledge of L2VPN, VPLS/VPWS, PWE3 is desirable..
Experience with traffic generators such as Ixia (IxAutomate, IxNetwork), Spirent and Agilent N2X for simulating real-world scenarios including conformance, performance, and scalability testing for Carrier Ethernet feature is desirable.
Scripting experience in Tcl / Python is required.

Required Experience

Experience in automation/test tools

Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Experience with Ixia traffic generators and software test suites

Knowledge of computer and data communication systems, networking, Ethernet switches, L2/L3 Ethernet protocols and real world topologies.

About Ciena

Ciena Corporation is a provider of communications networking equipment, software and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation and management of voice, video, and data traffic. The Company's optical service delivery and carrier Ethernet service delivery products are used individually, or as part of an integrated solution, in communications networks operated by service providers, cable operators, governments and enterprises around the globe. It is a network specialist targeting the transition of disparate, legacy communications networks to converged, next-generation architectures, able to handle traffic and deliver a mix of high-bandwidth communications services. The Company's products, along with its service-aware operating system and unified service and transport management, enable service providers to deliver critical enterprise and consumer-oriented communication services. On March 3, 2008, the Company completed acquisition of World Wide Packets, Inc. (WWP). (Source: 10-K)