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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Cisco
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

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 development.

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 series).

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 of enterprises.

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 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.

Keywords: Cisco, Milpitas , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Milpitas, California

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