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Software Engineer - Evolved Network OS (Testing/Automation/Tooling)
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Cisco Systems, Inc. | San Jose, CA
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Job Category: Engineer - Software
Level of Experience: Entry Level
Requisition #: R992244
Evolved Network OS (Testing/Automation/Tooling)
San Jose, CA

The Business Entity
Cisco IOS-XR software is a modular and fully distributed network OS that powers Cisco's cutting-edge routing/switching systems like the CRS-1/3, ASR9000 and NCS6000 in service provider networks. We are building a brand new L2/L3 switch for Web/OTT and SP DC segment and evolved network OS that is specially targeted for this market segment.

The Team
The IOS-XR platform software engineering team designs and develops platform specific software for Cisco's service provider routing and switching platforms. This is a unique opportunity to drive the platform test/automation/tooling for a brand new L2/L3 switch that will interconnect massive data centers in the world for key customers like Google, Facebook, Amazon etc.

Role & Responsibilities
● Provide technical leadership in platform software test
● Mentor junior engineers in the team
● Develop automated tests in Python/C for platform software validation.
● Lead the development of automation and tools framework from scratch.
● Develop web based software application architecture, distributed applications.
● Conduct and participate in peer automation code/design reviews.
● Develop and maintain software quality/operations dashboards for the product.
● Evaluate and recommend tools. Solve/analyze/debug complex problems at the system level.
● Work in inter and intra technology initiatives in terms of scalability, performance and systems characterization and generate white papers

Minimum Qualifications
● 1-2 years of work experience in embedded software test.
● Extensive experience in Software Quality Assurance, including reviewing test plans, write test scripts, and validation of software products.
● Expert in software application development in java, python, ruby and designing and using web service APIs (REST/SOAP).
● Expert in automation using shell scripting, perl, python.
● Hands-on experience with large L2/L3 topologies utilizing ALU, Cisco, and Juniper.
● Hands-on experience with configuration management tools (puppet, chef)
● Hands-on experience working on router/switch platforms.
● 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 features
● BS degree in CS/EE/CE or technical equivalent.

Desired Skills
● Knowledge of linux virtualization technologies.
● Experience with database administration.
● Software Test experience using Agile methodology.

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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Job Type: Entry Level
Opportunity Category: Internet of Everything

About Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc.designs, manufactures and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology (IT) industry, and provides services associated with these products and their use. The Company provides a line of products for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world. Its products are designed to transform how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Cisco Systems, Inc.’s products, which include primarily routers, switches, and products that the Company refers to as its technologies, are installed at enterprises, public institutions, telecommunications companies, commercial businesses and personal residences. In January 2009, the Company acquired Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc. In May 2009, the Company purchased Tidal Software, Inc. In May 2009, the Company also purchased Pure Digital Technologies Inc.