Software Engineer III

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Security
  • Job Id
    1028961
Cisco Security Business Group (SBG) develops and markets security products and solutions for Cisco's Borderless Networks. These products protect customer investments by providing infrastructure, perimeter and application level security, including products to deploy, operate and monitor policy throughout the infrastructure.

The Central Test Team is one of the most critical team of STG Dev Test organization. This team supports all the products in the Business unit and across several functions like Performance, Automation & Customer Scenario testing.

Members of the team will have ample opportunities to interact with our customers (internal & external) to learn how they deploy network security solutions. Knowledge from our customer's day-to-day operations will be utilized to transform our product to meet customer's operational challenges such as scalability, usability, virtualization, and high availability.

The team is looking for a highly energetic and motivated test lead who can support the Test Engineering and Product Quality organization. As part of a world-class product and solutions organization, the test lead will work with the development engineering and test teams, and more critically, with other product engineering teams that security manager supports, and cross-functional teams such as Product Marketing, Usability Engineering, customer-facing operations like Systems Engineers, Escalation etc.

The successful candidate will have a unique blend of technical knowledge and exceptional communication and problem-solving skills, coupled with a proven track record of successful contributions to the quality of large software product teams. This role includes driving testability of new features, feature testing, performance/scalability, Interoperability and end-to-end solutions testing, and identifying and defining simulation and automation tools.

The ideal candidate demonstrates a system-level focus while understanding the impact of every component. Broad knowledge of and exposure to networking and network management are essential for success in this role.

Work independently or on a project team of engineers (may take a lead role) involved in testing of software for Cisco security products. Candidate must have a strong understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with experience of working in projects using AGILE.



Required Skills:

The candidate should possess one or more of the following primary skills:

* Security Domain Expertise

* Strong Networking skills

* Expertise in security products & technologies like Firewall, IPS, VPN, and Vulnerability tests etc.

* Experience in network management applications

* Experience in Planning, Develop & implement test strategies and test plans to ensure software features meet product requirements.

* Contribute to the automation using test automation environment leveraging virtualization, Java, Python, and 3rd party tools

* Strong knowledge of scripting, Hands-on with one or more of the following tools, Selenium, Jenkins tools etc

* Strong Software Test engineering methodology and process expertise

* Experience in complex product testing

* Perform complex system level tests.

* Take up initiatives proactively, and collaborate well with cross functional team.

* Must be self-driven, quick learner with strong communication skills (both written and verbal)

* Solve complex problems at the system level.



Other Skills:

* Hands-on experience with one or more of the LAN/WAN and network layer protocols.

* Understand related products' architecture. Understands competitive products. Ability to apply new technology independently.

* Demonstrate passion and commitment towards customer and product quality.

* Having Cisco Certification such as CCNA/CCNP/CCIE (Routing / Security) is a definite plus.



Education:

Typically requires MSEE/CS combined with 3+ yrs related experience, or BSEE/CS combined with 4 years of related experience.

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