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UCS Server BIOS QA Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
Bengaluru, KA 560002
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Job Title:  UCS Server BIOS QA Manager


What You'll Do


In this role, you will have the opportunity to work in some of the latest technologies and trends in Server and Storage areas as part of the UCS validation team at Cisco, Bangalore. We are looking for candidates who strive in a fast paced start-up like environment. You will be part of a dedicated team and open communications, empowerment, innovation, teamwork and customer success are the foundations of the team.


Look at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/netsol/ns340/ns394/ns224/products.html for details on Cisco's Data Center offerings


Responsibilities include:


QA Manager for Cisco UCS Servers, primarily responsible for leading System BIOS validation team.


  • Responsible for managing a team of BIOS QA engineers - including day-to-day supervision, instructing and checking the deliverables of the team

      Hire, grow, and manage a highly competitive QA team.

  • Hands on engagement designing test plans, defining test strategy for both manual and automation testing and triaging of defects with engineers across Development and Testing
  • Data driven approach to track release progress, effort scoping and to identify areas of improvements
  • Partner with Tech Leads and Product Managers to prioritize releases and determine quality metrics.
  • Track Peripheral qualification requirements of  CPU, Memory, PCI-E adapters and GPU and manage require test plan and report qualification status.
  • Leverage skills and experience to develop automated tests to ensure product quality.
  • Review customer found bugs and determine reason for test escape and bridge the gaps.
  • Debugging and troubleshooting issues and performing first-level issue triage.
  • Work closely with the development teams and contribute in every aspect of software lifecycle.


Who You'll Work With

This is an excellent opportunity to join Ciscos Data Center Business Unit which is responsible for the Cisco Unified Computing System products. The job involves working on UCS Rack Server and System BIOS platform validation activities as part of a team which is very talented and passionate about server and storage technologies, and carries a lot of pride in delivering very high quality products. You will also have the opportunity work with some of the industry leading partners teams and number of large customers.


Required Experience and Skills:


  • At least 10-14 years of strong System BIOS QA Expertise with at least 2 years of management experience.
  • Strong understanding of Intel/AMD server platforms, PCI-e , NVMe and GPUs.
  • Sound understanding of System Architecture, networking and Operating Systems concepts
  • Expert knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience doing Automation of TCs and good understanding of Automation frameworks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize, delegate, and effectively deliver to large and complex programs
  • Able to demonstrate effective teamwork both within the immediate team and across teams.
  • Experience on working on projects driven by Agile Methodology.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Automation Skills:

Strong technical expertise in automation framework and programming languages (preferably Python) is required.


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 arent 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.

Posted: 2021-02-10 Expires: 2021-03-13
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