Software Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Networking, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

Who You'll Work With
The Data Center Networking Group is developing the Nexus 9000 line of data center and cloud switches that feature application awareness to make the network infrastructure flexible and agile for dynamic response to application needs and virtual machine workload mobility. This organization also developed a 40G Ethernet transceiver designed to drastically lower the price of 40G optics to better compete with lower cost switches from Arista Networks, Huawei and “white box” switches based on merchant silicon.


What You'll Do

You will work on the SDN switch products team and the main responsibilities of this position include platform software development, hardware bring up, diagnosis application implementation, and project management. Some travel may be required.


Who You Are

  • 3+ years’ experience in Linux device driver, Linux kernel, platform Software, or firmware/microcode programming is required. Solid PCIE debug experience is required
  • Solid C/C++ programming experience is a must-have.
  • 1+ year shell, TCL, Python is very desirable.
  • Familiar with CPU sub systems for Intel or ARM, experienced with PCH, interrupts, timer, SSD, NVRAM, bootflash, SPI is very desirable.
  • Familiar with network processors or repeater/retimer is a big plus.
  • Good communication skills are required.
  • Qualified candidates should feel comfortable about frequent communication with multiple groups.


·        BSEE or equivalent practical experience

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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