Test Engineer IV

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
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What You'll Do
Lead the authoring of Test Strategy and Detailed Test Plans for E2E testing of NMS platforms with variety of network devices.

Who You'll Work With
The CSG NSCG within Cisco facilitates customer business transitions by delivering innovative, outcome-driven management and orchestration solutions.
The Cisco EPN Manager team is seeking a highly skilled Network Test Lead for functional, system and Integration testing of the product.
Cisco EPN manager is a new generation EMS and NMS application that serves Service Providers with all aspects of Network Provisioning and Monitoring.

Who You Are
Have a proven ability to deliver with high productivity in spite of tight schedules, unforeseen obstacles and surprises that are a constant in fast-moving product development groups. Ability to set an example for the rest of the group for perseverance, and constant improvement under intense pressure, while remaining calm and always working toward specific targets leading to the successful product.Take the initiative to investigate new and innovative ways to assure product quality and work within the team to implement these ideas, while incorporating constructive feedback from knowledgeable sources and modifying approaches where important.
Developing aggressive yet detailed project plans, including measurable goals, by week for each test engineer on the project.
Experience projecting bug numbers by week or sprint, tracking actual vs. projected data.
Monitoring overall project status and bringing attention to the team of problem areas,
Taking corrective action within the test team or the larger product team to bring project back to schedule.
Without constant direction, ability to focus on solving the most important and pressing issues without losing track of lower priority tasks.

-Lead the authoring of Test Strategy and Detailed Test Plans for E2E testing of NMS platforms with variety of network devices.
-Building automated unit/functional/SDK/system-testing of Java & C software components, platforms, applications and applying this technology to System Test.
-Building scale tests that quickly exercise the application under test to and past its limits.
-Building load tests for both typical and atypical loads.
-Integrating developer and test team created tests into a streamlined coherent system.
-Developing error-resilient, portable, re-usable test code including generally used utilities.
-Designing, building, deploying and supporting test infrastructures with automatic installations, test executions and built-in logging and reporting functions.
-Designing systems for stability/reliability testing that simulate activity over long time periods.
-Proven ability to collaborate with developers to obtain required information so that test code is developed in parallel with the application under test.
The successful applicant must have a proven track record of delivering high quality software products and should possess the following particular skills and experience:
-Minimum of 8 years expertise in testing NMS or EMS products
-Minimum 8 years of experience planning and detailed estimation of features in NMS applications
-Experience working with networking technologies and protocols such as MPLS, L2/L3, optical , Traffic Engineering, IPV6
-Expertise in Test Automation using phython, Java and Ruby based tools
-Working knowledge of developing and testing Spring based applications is a plus
-Networking background demonstrated by Cisco certifications ( CCIE, CCNP and lab building/maintaining experience
-Working knowledge of router technologies and configuration
-Experience in simulating devices and traffic using tools like Simple Agent Pro is a plus.
-Experience in advanced domains such as Carrier Ethernet, mobile wireless is an added plus.
Bug Quality:
Posses the ability to troubleshoot application errors prior to filing a bug, while supplying as much information as possible to the developer to fix the bug. Ability to defend complex bugs in peer reviews and have a deep technical understanding of bugs filed by others.

Additional Skills
Apart from this, the following generic attributes are desirable in the candidate:
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills to balance requirements, manage expectations, and drive effective results
* Proactive attitude in identifying and resolving issues and risks
* Agile development experience
* Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science (or similar/relevant field) or equivalent experience.

Why Cisco:
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