Technical Leader, Engineering - QA

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

Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. Since 1984, Cisco has led in the innovation of IP-based networking technologies such as routing, switching, security, unified communications, video, and wireless. Our responsible business practices help ensure business sustainability and environmentally conscious operations and products.

What You'll Do
In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on the software development for NXOS product lines and be a key part of Cisco’s Data Center strategy. We are looking for candidates who strive in a fast-paced dynamic environment. You will be part of a dedicated team that has epitomized open communications, empowerment, innovation, teamwork and customer success.

Who You'll Work With
Participate (in a senior lead role) on a project team of engineers involved in development of software for Cisco products.Requires use of a strong background in TCP/IP Networking, Testing, Automation,documentation and implementation,on projects that may include any of the following list of responsibilities:

Who You Are
- Contribute to the development of a major SW release, including test scoping, planning, execution, test automation, coordinating with other departments
- Design test strategy and test plan for a feature with customer deployment in focus
- Demonstrate a high degree of originality and innovation in defining solutions
- Significantly influences the feature, functionality to meet customer deployment.
- Develop optimum test plan for the feature, in conjunction with existing features and automation

- 100% Automation (Python) should be a key focus as part of software development
- Champion new, improved design methodologies.
- Participate in Cisco’s Patent Program.

Skills Required
- Ability to apply extensive experience as a networking protocol specialist. 
- Understands advanced architecture principles and design practices.

- Be able to scope the feature, come up with functional and system test plan focused on feature verification, internal s/w, h/w table verification

- Exercises good judgement determining how to best achieve technical objectives of assignment.
- Self-motivated and highly ambitious
- Creative problem solving skills and excellent troubleshooting/debugging skills, be able to write debugging info needed in tech-support for successful debugging in field
- Strong written and verbal communication
- Excellent teamwork and people skills
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and work towards long-term goals
- Flexibility and openness to change
- Scripting experience (Perl/Python/TCL)
- Familiarity with Unix/Linux
- Understanding of networking fundamentals and protocols (ex: TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, Switch Architecture, packet path inside switching fabric, troubleshooting)

- Have experience in managing customer expectation, customer topology

- Master’s degree or BSC with 10+ years of experience in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related major


Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

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.



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