Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • Milpitas


What You'll Do
You’re extremely motivated Wireless Software Engineer and passionate about learning and contributing to the team and the business with "can do" attitude.
Strong design/programming ethic. Knowledge of designing large-scale systems in C/C++ environments is helpful.
Dedication to Quality: Ability to ensure and commit to a higher standard of quality than usual in the face of time to market pressures.
Strong OS fundamentals and networking concepts is a requirement.
In-depth experience in designing networking systems with L2, L3 and multicast background
Participate on a project team of engineers involved in the development of software for our next generation Campus switching architectures. Define, architect, design, and deliver new software and features for the Campus switching platforms
Day to day activities will involve building new features, understanding features in a competitive product and proposing solutions that work for our platform, writing functional and design specifications, programming, unit and integration testing your code, helping review specifications and code for other software engineers in the team, helping documentation team with the configuration aspects of your feature.
Who You'll Work With
The Wireless Networking Group (WNG) is the industry leader in enterprise WLAN with a proven track record in building innovative wireless solutions. We are looking for passionate and dedicated Embedded Linux savvy programmers to form the core of a new team delivering service provide features for a key segment of wireless customers.
Who You Are
You are a Senior Software engineer with 5+ years of experience with BS/MS in computer systems, software and architecture.
Wireless background is highly desirable. Knowledge of 802.11 standards. 802.11 Protocols
Understanding of LAN/WAN routing/switching and other network layer protocols
You possess the aptitude to multi-task in fast-paced environment
You have at least 5 years of Linux embedded development experience
You are good with writing distributed platform and system software
You are desired to have experienced with board bringup, writing and debugging device drivers
Deep understanding of Linux and network resource management
You are an excellent C programmer and possess strong analytical and logical solving skills
You have experience with CPU/Memory Management/IO and Virtualization technologies
You have a deep expertise of the network protocol stack, including L2 switching and IP Routing, TCP/IP
Prefer strong skills in Python/Perl scripting
Desired Skills:
Self-motivated, strong sense of ownership, good teammate
You should be able to own large portions of the software from a technical perspective
Handle multiple tasks at once and work independently with minimal managerial mentorship.
Have experience in customer deployment.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong team building skills. This role requires the ability to work across departments and with other teams
Be open to continuous learning and committed to ongoing self-improvement.
Initiate and participate in organizational efforts to improve overall group productivity and test effectiveness. Contribute to overall test strategies
Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their unrivaled 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 launching 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 be the difference, at work and in our communities.
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About the company

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