Software Engineer QA IV

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
The Business Entity

Cisco Security Business Group (SBG) develops and markets security products and solutions for Cisco's Borderless Networks. These products protect customer investments by providing infrastructure, perimeter and application level security, including products to deploy, operate and monitor policy throughout the infrastructure.

The Security Management is one of the most critical products of SBG. This product has high visibility both within the Business unit and across several other of Cisco product/technology organizations and other functions like Advanced Services, Customer Advocacy, etc. Security Manager enables customers to build, enforce and monitor security policies effectively through its easy to use graphical user interface.

Security Business Group (SBG) is seeking a Senior Software Engineer QA for Testing security features and platform. The platform includes an integrated, threat detection, eventing and firewall functionality for security products developed within SBG. . Our team will take a fast-paced, iterative approach to development using the Agile process. This is a great opportunity to work on early releases of a brand new product !

Role & Responsibilities

The Team is looking for a highly energetic and motivated Automation Lead. The candidate should be able to design and architect automation framework. This person should be have a pretty good programming skills and also should have designed automation frameworks in his/her present or earlier jobs. The automation framework should be used for UI automation, REST API automation and CLI automation. The goal of this automation framework is to make sure the team finds automating tests pretty easy. The automation lead should setup the programming guidelines for the team to follow. This person should be able to setup the review process and make sure the team adheres to the guidelines. This person will be working with teams across geographies and should be influencing decisions around automation methodology and frameworks. This person should be able to pull the key metrics around automation and be able to present it to the stakeholders. He/she should also define the strategy and through process around Regression.

The ideal candidate should have a long term understanding of what we are trying to solve through automation and Regression.


The candidate should possess one or more of the following primary skills:

* Strong Experience in UI/REST API/Network Management Products
* Strong Experience in UI/REST API Automation
* Strong Experience in Designing the Automation framework dealing with UI/REST API based automation
* Strong experience in setting up Automated Regression
* Strong programming skills in Java/Python/Perl
* Experience in Planning and strategizing Automation and Regression across the teams
* Experience in leading the complex teams across the geography
* Experience in Effort estimation, identifying key risks and dependencies in the program
* Should be able to guide the team members and mentor them
* Excellent analytical, communication (both verbal and written) and technical skills
* Must be willing to learn new skills required for the work

Desired Skills:

* Very good Experience in UI & RESTAPI Automation using Java/Python/Perl & Selenium


* Typically requires MS EE/CS combined with 10+ yrs related experience, or BS EE/CS combined with 12+ years of related experience.

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