Software Engineer Layer/Layer3 Protocols Testing
Cisco Systems, Inc
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
8d ago

Who we are :

Cisco is transforming the network with our new product, The Network. Intuitive. What’s that mean? Envision a network that can learn, adapt, detect threats before they happen and protect, just like the human brain.

It works this way, because the unique human brains at Cisco innovated to make it happen! No other company has this technology because Cisco employees invented this technology.

We’re also dedicated to hiring a diverse group of people. Thus, we want to tell you up front that at first glance, we don’t want to know anything about you outside of your skillset -

you’re you, it doesn't matter.

What does matter is your passion for technology. Can you code and demonstrate your engineering knowledge? When you apply for this job we will send you a link to enable you to show us your coding skills.

We’ll engage with the best and brightest and you’ll be you, with us. #WeAreCisco.

What You'll Do

In this position you will be working on our next-gen routing Platforms that provide solutions for Enterprise customers. You will be working on Industrial protocols such as RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP and other data network technologies like VPN, MPLS etc.

Who You'll Work With

Enterprise routing team is a group of high energy, passionate on Quality, customer focused engineers who bring diverse perspectives and experiences to bear on the toughest engineering challenges.

Who You Are

Develop, execute and automate test cases for platforms and software for the Enterprise routing market. Expertise in Layer2 / Layer3 protocols, strong Python script development knowledge , as well as good communication skills and ability to work with a cross-

functional and geographically diverse team is expected

Interface with Business Development, External Partners, Hardware / Software Engineering and Release Operations throughout the development cycle.

Skills :

  • Very strong and engineering level expertise on L2 / L3 technologies, LAN / WAN, routing protocols like RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP and other data network technologies like VPN, MPLS etc.
  • Scripting experience in Tcl / Expect, Python
  • Very good experience in routing protocols, IP services (QoS, NAT etc), MPLS, L2 / L3 VPNs and Broadband technologies
  • Experience in writing test plans, designing test cases, executing test cases, and automation
  • Understanding of white-box and black-box test techniques
  • Working experience with test tools like traffic analysers (e.g., Sniffer, Ethereal), traffic generation tools (e.g., Smartbits, Ixia), and code coverage tools is highly desirable
  • Experience with CVS, Clearcase, and DDTS is a plus
  • Cisco product certification / past experience in Cisco products preferred
  • Prior hands-on experience in setting up test labs and configuration
  • Familiarity with software release process
  • Test plan design and development for system test environment to cover the following areas :
  • Feature Testing, Scalability and Perf testing, Negative tests and corner cases, Map customer scenarios to test cases, Stress tests, longevity tests , Testing feature combinations
  • Develop topology based on test requirements and setting up the test bed
  • Manual and automated testing, Quick sanity tests
  • Follow test processes such as bug logging, bug repro, result archival
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills are essential. Candidate should be able to multitask and work with multiple teams.
  • Very good troubleshooting skills and work with less supervision and follow-up. Exercises judgment within defined standards and consults with management.

    Commitment to customer success is key to this role.

    Education :

    Typically requires BSEE / CS and 1+ years of related experience. CCNA, CCNP, or other Cisco certifications will be a plus

    Why Cisco :

    WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference.

    Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From creating a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results.
  • Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to make a difference, at work and in our communities.
  • Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us!

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