Software Engineer IV

  • Location:
    Austin, Texas, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id
Who You'll Work With
Cisco's CSG Internet of Things Group (IoT) builds intelligent networking products and platforms for many different IoT applications. We are seeking a highly motivated Network test engineer for the Network Engineering Test organization. IoT s charter, as part of Cisco's broader Internet of Things initiative, is to develop industrial switching, routing, wireless, embedded and security products and industry-leading software platforms that capitalize on the trend toward all devices, machines, and vehicles becoming connected and integrated with traditional enterprise networks

What You'll Do
Use your strong  Switching experience combined with some scripting experience to participate on a team of engineers involved in software testing of Network Engineering Products and Software. The job includes but is not limited to test planning, design, implementation, execution, automation, and regression. We have a strong focus on software engineering methodologies and processes. Lead the design of the test and automation strategy to ensure quality of Cisco Products/Software. Act as a test lead driving projects, actively monitoring and mitigating risks to provide  objective recommendations to the leadership team. Champion quality improvement initiatives, and drive improvements to the test/automation methodology.

The job involves a great deal of cross functional interaction with Development and Marketing.

Who You Are
Required Skills
*	Very strong and engineering level expertise on L2/L3 technologies. LAN (Ethernet,QoS, VLAN, 802.1q/.1p, QinQ, IGMP etc) / WAN (DHCPv4/v6, PIM, NAT etc).
*	Scripting experience in Tcl/Expect, Python
*	Very good hands on experience in Switching products/technology
*	Strong experience with test tools like traffic analyzers (e.g., Sniffer, Ethereal) and traffic generation tools (e.g., Smartbits, Ixia).
*	Past experience in Cisco products is a plus
*	Strong Communication and Leadership skills are essential.
*	MSEE/CS with 5-7years of experience, or BSEE/CS combined with 7-8+ yrs related experience, or equivalent

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:
*	Test Lead  taking ownership of driving SW releases, working closely with x-fntl partners including Marketing, Development and Escalation
*	Defining Test Strategy, scoping and assimilating the Test Schedules working with fellow members of the team
*	Participate and work closely with developers at various stages fspec, design reviews to develop testplans, tools, utilities.
*	Drive authoring of detail feature testplans, Design Test bed design, test topologies.
*	Develop scripts for automated testing.
*	Assist development engineers in product defect diagnosis.
*	Coach/Mentor fellow test engineers in testing and script development efforts by performing code reviews and assisting in debugging efforts.
*	Initiate and participate in efforts to improve group productivity and test effectiveness.

As a member of this team, you will help set the foundation for Cisco's IOT Products/Software to help deliver on the IoT initiative across different verticals.

Join the team responsible for designing, testing, and delivering innovative and effective solutions to enable IoT!!

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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