Software Engineer III

  • Location:
    Milpitas, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    *None, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id
The ideal candidate provides a demonstrated ability to manage projects with minimal supervision, driving a cross-functional team and leveraging technical knowledge and project management experience.
This position provides a great opportunity for developing the foundation for either technical or management-level career advancement.
May be responsible for providing technical consultation and leadership in the design and development efforts of complex engineering projects or may be responsible for providing highly specialized and authoritative technical leadership to a small group of engineers working on a project.
Must be able to initiate and consult on original and creative technical efforts. This may include the following:
Working with key customers in assigned areas to determine or create technical approaches to satisfy market needs.
Initiates projects that will have a broad applicability in Cisco''s product line applying unique approaches.
Responsible for leading technical decisions required on a project.
May take a product through some or all stages of product development. Responsible for technical content of design reviews and code walkthroughs.
Takes a leadership role in the technical content of the system specification/unit functional specification. Helps engineers find ways to attack new or difficult problems.
Develops or consults on internal training programs. Acts as a general technical resource for workers in assigned area.
Establishes well-defined technical direction and aligns the direction with that of Cisco.
Reviews plan and writes specifications for assigned area.
Identifies issues and technical inter-dependencies and suggests possible changes.
Typically requires BSEE/CS or equivalent with
10+ years relevant experience in internetworking technologies and applications.
Applies extensive experience as a networking generalist or specialist to develop a new generation of network solutions, integrated with Cisco products as well as third party products.
Ability to provide technical leadership at the cross-functional level. Initiates informal reviews of ideas and technical objectives within and across business units.
Work is performed without appreciable direction.
* Experience on networking products such as Routers/Switches. Should know the platform architecture including building blocks and how to test it from software. Experience with Cisco boxes a big plus
* Network Protocols testing experience in the areas of Ipv4, Ipv6,OSPF, ISIS, BGP, L3VPNs, L2VPNs, Multicast etc. CCNA/CCIP/CCIE a big plus
* Solid background in software development test planning and test execution
* Outstanding automation skills using Python/TCL
* Proficiency with test equipment such as Agilent, IXIA, etc.
Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.
Completed work is reviewed by management and through consultation from a relatively long time perspective for results.
Technical and Functional /Cross Functional Knowledge Partnership Champion Improvements Demonstrate Leadership Solve Problems Make Decisions Interfaces cross-functionally and leads collaboration extending beyond workgroup. Inspires team/organization success through positive feedback and constant support.
Customer resolution requires excellent verbal and professional presentation skills. Able to represent Cisco by communicating technical business capabilities and strategies externally. Responsible for technical decisions that will affect project, functional unit and/or deadlines. Is viewed as a technical resource by peers in the same organization.

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