Technical Leader- IOS -XE Software

  • Location:
    Kanata, Ontario, Canada
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Networking, Wireless, Mobility
  • Job Id

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++

Thorough 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


As a leader on the team, you will be responsible for design and implementation of scalable and reliable software modules that revolutionize how network devices are managed. You will be responsible for implementation of complex software components that enables SDN for a variety of embedded devices.  You will be responsible in breaking down the tasks and divide up work within the team.  You will be mentoring junior engineers. 

Who You'll Work With

Our team is responsible for adding programmability/manageability functionality to support SDN and data analytics. The software we are creating will be used in millions of devices to build critical 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


You are a quick learner who isn't afraid to dive in and work your way a large code base. You believe in creating 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. 

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
15+ years software development experience
Solid 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 problem-solving skills and excellent troubleshooting/debugging skills 
Experience in establishing and sustaining excellent relationships with the extended team
Excellent verbal and written communication 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 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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