Senior Software Engineer IV

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id
What You'll Do
Sr Software QA Engineer
San Jose, CA

Who You'll Work With
The Business Entity and Team
DO you enjoy spearheading innovation through personal initiative? Would it excite you to be part of a highly motivated best of breed engineering team who is redefining and refreshing the software portfolio for Cisco's CSG Switching Access team? Would you like to challenge yourself in driving a key technology transition in the Wireless Industry while working the market leader? Would you cherish to develop code using the most modern development methods in Agile mode using the a test driven development focus?  Can you demonstrates the ability to develop software with a system-level focus while understanding the impact of every component, work with minimal supervision, collaborate with a cross-functional team and leverages technical knowledge and project management experience to accomplish the goals.

Who You Are
The Role
Looking for strong feature/system test engineers with good automation/scripting experience for next generation enterprise switches and solutions.

*    Review PRD, SFS, Test plans, and customer facing documentation
*    Experience in analyzing customer/solution requirements, feature/system test planning, use cases design and execution
*    Experience designing and setting up test lab infrastructure
*    Execute tests, track and log issues and drive them till resolution with verification of bug fixes
*    Participate in cross-functional and cross-BU test efforts
*    Initiate and participate in organizational efforts to improve overall group productivity and test effectiveness. Contribute to overall test strategy development and test process definition/improvement
*    Work with marketing and development engineering to understand market/customer/product requirements and ensure that the delivered product meets specifications
*    Engagement in Early Field Trials and Customer POCs
*    Closely work with field/customer facing teams to incorporate feedback into internal test phases / build best practices

Required Skills
*    DevTest or QA Experience required
*    Strong Networking concepts and troubleshooting skills.
*    Strong experience on testing Networking technologies ( Ethernet, VLAN, Layer 2/Layer 3, MPLS, SDN, OpenFlow, Virtualization, Restful , Netconf, SNMP etc.)
*    Hands-on familiarity with test instruments required. Ixia, Spirent experience is desirable
*    Hands on experience with automation and TCL/Python/Web Based application scripting.
*    Miscellaneous Skills
*    Excellent communication, analytical and problem solving skills
*    Passionate about networking technologies and automation
*    Excellent team and people skills
*    Self-motivated, take ownership for initiatives and assigned tasks, willing to work in a fast-paced environment
*    Typically requires MSEE/CS combined with 3+ years of related experience, or BSEE/CS combined with  8 yrs related experience.

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

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