Software Engineer II-Switching

  • Location:
    Milpitas, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

Software Engineer-III-Layer 2, 3 Switching

* Extremely motivated, passionate about learning and contributing to the team and the business with "can do" attitude.

* Strong design/programming ethic. Knowledge of designing large-scale systems in C/C++ environments is preferred.

* Commitment to Quality: Ability to ensure and commit to a higher standard of quality than usual in the face of time to market pressures.

* Strong OS fundamentals and networking concepts is a must.

* In-depth experience designing networking systems with L2, L3 and multicast background



Participate on a project team of engineers involved in the development of software for our next generation Campus switching architectures. Define, architect, design, and deliver new software and features for the Campus switching platforms

Day to day activities will involve creating new features, understanding features in a competitive product and proposing solutions that work for our platform, writing functional and design specifications, programming, unit and integration testing your code, helping review specifications and code for other software engineers in the team, helping documentation team with the configuration aspects of your feature.


Who You'll Work With

Cisco Switching Software Group is responsible for the Catalyst switching platforms. This group handles all of enterprise campus access switching needs, helping Cisco be the market leader in campus access switching, for both wired and wireless.

In order to aggressively continue to grow the revenue, the group is looking for new capabilities and value added network services to current platforms as well as next generation product lines that will help solve critical customer problems.


The switching software team is a group of talented individuals responsible for the architecture, design, implementation and support of all infrastructure and features on the next generation Catalyst switches.

As a member of this team, you will work on wireless functionality on switch platforms. You will be working right from the product requirements stage all the way through customer support. You will involve product requirement analysis, SW design and implementation, write technical design documents, and perform tests. You will have an opportunity to get direct customer exposure.


Who You Are


BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent is required with 3-7+ years of experience in related fields and progressively increasing responsibility in the career.


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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