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Software Engineer - Unicast and Multicast Routing

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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As a Software engineer, you will be mainly responsible for partnering with the customer (specially web customers) to understand their needs and co-define the set of requirements and use-cases with them
providing architectural leadership for network architecture as well as software architecture.

Exercising influence to drive deployments of Cisco Recommended Solutions.

Must possess a good understanding of software innovations and industry trends to drive the next set of innovations in control plane routing protocols charter for Cisco, to solve critical customer/business needs

Proven track record in articulating thought leadership in networking and/or related technologies is a must.

Quality is paramount in everything we do, and hence balancing innovation velocity with the best possible Quality@source is critical.


On-the-job Mentoring in a diverse and extremely talented team environment would be part of the job.

Past experience in successful execution on product delivery through entire lifecycle: requirements, design, development & post deployment customer support is required.

Who You'll Work With

Cisco NeXT team is responsible for driving the innovations that powers our customer networks and executing on it to transform the world of Service Providers, Data Centers and Enterprises around the World. The software we are building will be used in millions of devices to build meaningful networks all over the world. We are revolutionizing the way network devices are managed. Do you enjoy spearheading innovation through personal initiative? Would it excite you to be part of a highly motivated best of breed engineering team who is redefining and refreshing the Networking software portfolio? Would you like to challenge yourself in driving a key technology transition in the Networking Industry working with the market leader? Can you demonstrate the ability to develop software with a system-level focus while understanding the impact of every component, work with minimal supervision, collaborate with a multi-functional team, demonstrate technical knowledge, and project management experience to accomplish the goals? If yes, we are looking for you to be part of our PI Networking Software Development Team @ NeXT in Cisco.

Who you are:

You are an individual who is passionate and self-motivated, can capitalize on the above opportunity, work with abstract business requirements, able to drive a CPOC or customer engagement to next steps with just good-enough visibility, make a difference with their out of box thinking and learn and build on the plethora of networking protocol experience in that you bring in.Ideal candidate would have experience partnering with Customers to solve their critical business needs with rapid prototyping, incorporating early feedback and delivering innovations. Ability to juggle multiple tasks while focusing on the high- priority ones and being results oriented is key.
Candidates with significant IETF experience and influence in the industry are preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

5+ with B.S in CS (or EE) with equivalent experience

Proficient in Routing protocols and technologies including Multicast Routing (PIM, IGMPv2, IGMPv3, mVPN etc), BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, Controller based technologies.

Strong grounding in data structures and algorithms

Strong programming skills in C

Experience in python is an added advantage.

Experience in Linux and open-source networking stacks.

Strong communication/presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

12+ with M.S. or PhD in CS, EE or equivalent experience

Experience and/or knowledge of Segment Routing, L2VPN and EVPN technologies, BIER and Controller based Solutions is added advantage.

In-depth understanding of packet forwarding, operating systems internals, algorithms, and computer architecture is helpful

Strong knowledge of MPLS Technologies, including LDP, RSVP-TE. Experience with MPLS based VPNs (MVPN, L3VPN, L2VPN) is a definite plus.

Hands on experience with Cisco Routers (core, edge or access) is a plus.

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking aggressive risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with rare personalities who arent afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.
We are leaders with vision, 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.

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.

Cisco COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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Posted: 2022-09-02 Expires: 2022-12-19
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