Software Engineer

  • Location:
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id
Software Engineer
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  
What You'll Do

Participate in the development of software for our next generation Data Center switch product family, with emphasis in switching/routing protocols and OS infra-structures • Work closely with Massively Scalable Data Center (MSDC), OTT/Web and Service Provider customers to assist them in building and deploying leading-edge data center solutions • Lead projects and small teams • Lead architecture and design definitions • Champion new/improved design and testing methodologies • Participate in Cisco Patent Program and standardization activities (IETF, IEEE, etc)

Who You'll Work With

You will be part of a team responsible to design, implement and collaborate on advanced and emerging technologies that will power the next generation of Data Centers and Cloud providers. You will have the opportunity to make an impact to the world in a fun thriving environment and to interact closely with OTT/Web, MSDC and Service Provider customers.

Who You Are

Typically requires BASc, MASc or a Ph.D in EE/CE/CS with 8+ years work experience • Experience in developing embedded systems based on real-time OS • Excellent programming skills in C or C++, Python or Java, TCL or Perl • A grasp of networking technologies, routing protocols, OS infra-structures, Linux • Creative problem solving skills and excellent troubleshooting/debugging skills • Experience with test methodologies • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time, prioritize them and manage time effectively • Strong written and verbal communication, experience in presenting ideas/concepts • Self motivated, highly ambitious, has a desire to challenge the status-quo Desired Skills • CCIE or other networking certifications • Experience with Agile development methodologies • Experience in network virtualization development

Why 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. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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