Wireless Features Engineer

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything, Networking, Wireless, Mobility
  • Job Id

***In order to be considered for this role, please apply directly to Meraki using this link: https://grnh.se/aip08j4b1***

As a wireless feature engineer, you will be responsible for architecting and implementing features that improve the reliability, simplicity, and performance of our wireless products. You will have the opportunity to work across our stack developing software that spans from device drivers and routing code all the way up to our distributed, cloud-hosted backend.  Our projects are driven by technological innovation and developer creativity in addition to market demands, giving you the structure and freedom to pursue projects you are most passionate about. With millions of people using Meraki products around the world, your work will have a significant impact from the day it is deployed.

Example projects for a Wireless Features Engineer:

  • Designing an algorithm that collects data from access points in customer networks and uses that data to optimize their channel and power settings.
  • Integrating drivers to allow dedicated crypto hardware offload for VPN authentication and encryption.
  • Implementing 802.11r “fast roaming” to improve client roaming experience and minimize overhead.
  • Enabling 802.1x authentication using Google authentication.
  • Adapting our wireless mesh protocol to use packet aggregation to achieve higher throughput.

You are an ideal candidate if you:

  • Are fluent in C or C++
  • Have 2-5 years of experience writing professional production code
  • Have working knowledge of core network protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, ARP)
  • Experience working with and writing concurrent programs
  • Understanding of OS fundamentals and experience working in both kernel space and user space
  • Have effective communication skills and a strong ability to collaborate with others
  • Are self-motivated and willing to learn new things and take on new challenges

Bonus points for:

  • Experience building cloud-based infrastructure and services (e.g. web applications)
  • Scripting skills in Ruby or Python
  • Understanding of wireless protocols and network security fundamentals
  • Experience working with version control, specifically Git
***In order to be considered for this role, please apply directly to Meraki using this link: https://grnh.se/aip08j4b1***

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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