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. CIENA's Packet products portfolio comprises of a broad family of products for access and aggregation tiers of the network.
Typically spanning from the Metro edge to the customer edge, these products provide Carrier Ethernet / MPLS / G.8032 / TDM services in mobile backhaul, enterprise and residential domains.
The Packet Software and Access R&D organization is responsible for delivering platform-independent Service Aware Operating System (SAOS), Access products and next-generation virtualized operating system to support Virtualized / SDN / NFV applications.
Functional engineer will be responsible for developing functional test strategies, test plans, test execution along with automation suite for platform-independent current and next-generation packet software encompassing the broad spectrum of CIENA's networking products.
You will get an opportunity to innovate and influence new technologies that shape the future of Next Generation networks.
Responsibilities include Requires continuous research to ensure software features meet identified standards and product functional requirements Develop, execute and automate functional test plans to verify product capabilities Execution of test cases and reporting test results with artifacts using Quality Center (QC) Work closely with engineers across teams to ensure quality for the features Build in-depth knowledge of product architecture and develop ability to root-cause issues Proactively develop tools / scripts / templates to improve efficiency / productivity of team Coordinate activities with North America test and development teams on a need basis FS and test plan / scripts review Able to host test plan reviews for assigned features, as well as to contribute to test plan reviews held by other team members.
Attend independently and provide comments for the functional requirements and / or those relating to commercial specifications / RFCs for FS reviews Develop test cases beyond what is described in FS, including compliancy to commercial specs and RFCs, potential and likely interactions with other features, which may involve complex scenarios and topology Detailed knowledge of CES products.
strong inter-personal skills and ability to understand customers needs, expectations and perspective Demonstrated ability to multitask on multiple projects Demonstrated communications skills, both verbal and written, to effectively communicate / collaborate with remote QA and Development teams Strong commitment to product excellence and quality Contributes (may take lead role) on a project team of engineers involved in the release and test of software.
Quickly comes up to speed in understanding of advanced concepts / methodology and contributes to improving and extending the impact and effectiveness of those concepts or new approaches to the current project Conducts knowledge sharing sessions (Critical) Moderate to complex topics, including smaller protocol or RFC related information, specific functional area presentations or methods of procedures.
Topics not product related that may help enhance process or efficiency, such introduction to new tools or testers Required Experience BE / B.
Tech. (EE / CS) Degree Hands-on Experience on at least 2 of the following Networking Protocols MPLS, G.8032, Network Security, BFD, CFM Experience with Ixia traffic generators Experience on IxNetwork is desirable In automation handling of databases is desirable Understanding of SDN and NFV concepts and standards desirable Object-oriented software design experience is desirable.
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