Module Lead QA - Platform (FPGA/Infra/Timing/Security) and Routing-Switching
Ciena
Gurugram
4d ago

Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day.

This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies.

Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.

What will you do at Ciena?

At Ciena we are building more adaptive networks in response to the constantly changing world. This is an opportunity to impact the world by developing software and hardware technologies that impact Global Networks, Private and Public Cloud Solutions, 4G / 5G communications, and SD-WAN.

Developing great networking technology takes more than desire : it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who reach out to the world through their respective talents.

At Ciena, we provide multiple avenues for you to make the world a better place. If you’re looking for more than just a job, we invite you to explore the opportunities available and apply today.

Responsibilities

  • Join an Agile scrum team to develop leading router and switching device control features for Ciena’s Packet Networking product offerings.
  • Deliver software in diverse, industry-leading product formats : as virtualized functions for NFV, integrated on Ciena’s advanced packet networking switches, and others.
  • Contribute automation scripts, schedule execution, and perform result analysis in our continuous integration system.
  • Create test cases, execute test suites within project timeline, defects validation, and documentation to deliver high quality excellent products.
  • Trouble shoot issues with various hardware platforms, routing protocols and services; identify root cause, diagnose, debug and document your finding.
  • General Activities

  • Architect and design test methodology focus in platform dependent in hardware and software across system components including data plane / control plane interaction, device management, kernel, performance, negative testing and virtualized containers
  • Participate in all phases of software development life cycle, including design, product validation, documentation, and solving deployment issues
  • Work in an agile development environment and participate in sprint activities to plan and produce rapid cycle, high quality deliverables
  • Collaboration with stakeholders

  • Interact with Architects and Marketing to evaluate and address customer requirements and determine effective design approaches
  • Partner with peer development scrums to ensure excellent cross-component design
  • Work with Developers to verify the software and product work the way customers expect
  • Areas of impact

  • Contributing new features to Ciena’s SAOS network operating system, enabling new customers and markets
  • Enhancing SAOS support for new platforms in the Ciena 3000 / 5000 family, and 3rd party white box platforms
  • Accelerating time to market for Packet Software products and features
  • Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science or a related discipline. Master’s preferred.
  • 4+ years of applicable experience testing telecom networking and access products.
  • Working experience in automation with Python programming.
  • Knowledge with platform dependent and platform independent testing methodology experience.
  • Requires applied knowledge of any or all industry-standard networking protocols such as TCP / IP, OAM, VxLAN, EVPN, L2VPN, L3VPN, MPLS.
  • Requires applied knowledge of Platform infra.(System mgmt. & Equipment mgmt.), FPGA, Optics, Timing & Security testing.
  • Working knowledge with network industry test tools such as Ixia and open source tools.
  • Strong ability to reproduce internal or field issues in the lab, problem solving, troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to quickly learn new technologies, as required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work in a high-pressure, team environment.
  • Experience with product cycles and the deployment journey for carrier class products in Service Provider customer environments.
  • About Ciena

    Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome.

    We attract the best and brightest those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success.

    Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values : Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.

    Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose.

    We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world.

    With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!

    Being You Ciena

    As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual’s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally.

    Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law.

    We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.

    Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

    If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measures required for you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

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