Senior Software Engineer
Posted on: November 18, 2022
What You'll Do
Your core job responsibility is to design and develop forwarding
infrastructure and features for Cisco Catalyst 9000 enterprise
switching products. You will produce clean software designs and
apis, develop the feature/infrastructure code and unit test
automation and support product deployments in the field.
You will design, develop and test software for our forwarding
hardware and abstraction layer, clean apis that interface with the
control plane, centralized forwarding table management (FIBs),
hardware resource management and microcode on special-purpose
Network Processors (NPUs) - The work you do will impact every
single packet traversing the catalyst 9000 switch!
In this job, you will also help us continually improve our internal
unit test automation frameworks, hack on our developer tools, and
learn a lot along the way.
Who You'll Work With
You will collaborate with fellow software development and test
engineers, product marketing and decide what features to build.
Who You Are
You love and take pride in developing quality code. You look for
ways to make your code more reusable, scalable and serviceable. You
also enjoy applying cool data structures and algorithms for real
world problems. You are curious about how things work and make them
better and are keen on adopting state of the art skills and
practices like network simulation, automation in regular
Bachelor's or Master's degree in CS or technical equivalent.
Industry Experience of 7+ years
About the team:
The Cisco Enterprise Switching business unit develops networking
infrastructure that form the guts of the major enterprise networks
that are in use today. Our world class products and technologies
span the entire enterprise network ranging from a fixed form
cell-site access router handling mobile voice/data, IOT, SDWAN and
enterprise class switching products (Cisco Catalyst 9000
Packet Forwarding software is the crown jewel of each Catalyst 9000
switch we build. We take great pride in building world class
platform forwarding software with unmatched scale, convergence and
feature richness. This is the software that makes reliable,
easy-to-use, secure and connected exeperience possible in majority
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 aren't afraid
to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are
leaders with vision, tech geeks and pop culture aficionados. . We
celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation.
We are dreamers and we are doers!
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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