Software Engineer- Polaris IOS-XE

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id

You are a self starter who isn't afraid to dive in and work your way a large code base. You believe in building software that has easy to use APIs, simple to maintain dependencies and well-defined software layers. You are able to set an example for the team because you have high standard the code you develop. You can collaborate with other teams to ensure that the overall system achieves the highest level of performance and scalability without compromise maintainability. Finally, but not last, is that you lead by example with your easy-going personality to facilitate technical discussions to reach a conclusion without making anything personal.

Job Specifications

  • Define the next generation of SDN solutions for enterprise networks
  • Implement latest SDN protocols such as YANG-Push and analytics collection
  • Enable the next generation of cloud managed network solutions

Key Skills Desired

  • In depth knowledge of algorithm, software design using C/C++
  • Deep understanding of data-structure and algorithm used in embedded application design
  • Experience with technologies used in network device management (YANG, Netconf/Restconf, GRPC)
  • Excellent programming and debugging experience on Linux

What You'll Do

You are responsible for design and implementation of scalable and reliable software modules that revolutionize how network devices are managed.

You are responsible for implementing complex software components that enables SDN for a variety of embedded devices. Other responsible include breaking down the tasks and divide up work within the team & mentoring junior engineers.

Who You'll Work With

Cisco Polaris IOS-XE team is responsible for adding programmability & manageability functionality to support SDN and data analytics. The software we are building will be used in millions of devices to build meaningful networks all over the world. You will be part of a great team of engineers with a diverse set of experiences and knowledge. This position offers a great opportunity for you to learn and for us to learn from you. We are revolutionizing the way network devices are managed. Come join us if you want to be a part of a team that gets along and get things done (so you still have time to pursue your life outside of work).

Who You Are

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer/Software/Electrical Engineering, or a related major such as Math or Physics
  • 5-8+ years software development experience
  • Deep understanding of computer science fundamentals and software engineering with an aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Strong knowledge of programming and scripting languages
  • Experience with software algorithms and data-structures that are used to create scalable and efficient runtime behaviour
  • Significant knowledge of C, makefiles and source code repositories
  • Expert knowledge in designing software with multi-threading, event handling and state machines
  • Good knowledge on modern operating system design such as multitasking, kernels, filesystems, etc.
  • Possess creative analytical skills and excellent troubleshooting/debugging skills
  • Experience in establishing and sustaining excellent relationships with the extended team
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills

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 leaders with vision, 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.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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