Software Engineer

  • Location:
    Milpitas, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Service Provider, Software Development, Testing, Wireless, Mobility
  • Job Id
Software Test Engineer - Core Software Group
Milpitas, CA

The Business Entity
Drive architecture fidelity and portfolio simplification through One OS and finite set of reference architectures with the goal of "Any Platform-Any ASIC-Any OS". Winning team and organizational culture with focus on customer orientation, customer success, outcome orientation, joy and positivity

What You'll Do:
You will be part of CSG Service Provide System test team (ASR9K, NCS6K, NCS5500, NCS5000 platforms) team that champions new methodologies and creates and tests scalable software solutions that interact with widely deployed Internet products, thereby touching an endless number of users worldwide. Be part of the Cisco organization that is driving the evolution and expansion into new technology areas and market segments

Who You'll Work With:
As a highly charged System Test team member you will be responsible for:
* Design, develop, and document functional & interoperability level verification tests from systems specification and product requirements.
* Execute Functional, interoperability and customer use test cases. Track test cases and results. Raise, prioritize, and verify defects and fixes.
* Pro-actively seek to make continuous improvements to Test coverage, execution and automation. Optimize performance and dimensioning of configurations.
* Support Interoperability Test (IOT) of Security Gateway; AAA; IPSEC client combinations in a multi-vendor lab environment.
* Execution, Development and maintenance of scripts for test automation.
* Reproduce customer issues in SIT lab as requested by customer Support team. Occasionally visit customer site.
* Work on continuous improvement of SIT testbed, processes, and product supportability.
* Collaborate with teams across geographies in 3 continents

Who You Are:
* 3+ years of software Quality assurance experience in a system test environment
* 2+ years of testing complex network / Telecommunications Protocols
* Experience with standard L2/L3 Networking protocols such as IGP, LACP, STP, RSTP, VRRP, MPLS, BGP
* Experience with networking systems including TCP/IP, Ethernet, IPv4 and IPv6. Experience with service provider access network architecture
* Proficient with Automation using TCL or Perl or Python
* Strong UNIX/Linux skills
* Experience with Ixia / Spirent (Smart Bits & Landslide) test tools
* Experience with telecommunications test equipment required.
* Strong network troubleshooting skills

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
* BS/MS degree or equivalent in a relevant technical discipline such as EE/CS/ET.
* Experienced in telecommunications/data communications functional and interoperability test.
* Hands-on experience with Traffic generator test tools.
* Excellent multi-tasking, written & verbal communication, and organizational skills.
* Must be results oriented and have a high degree of accountability, commitment and responsibility.

About Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected

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