Job description


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


Cisco IOS-XR software is a modular and fully distributed network operating system that powers Cisco's ground breaking routing/switching systems like the CRS-1/3, ASR9000 and NCS6000 in service provider networks. The IOS-XR group is building the next generation hardware and software products that will transform the Web/OTT, SP datacenter and traditional SP spaces.
Who You'll Work With
The Platform Software group develops software and firmware for Cisco's service provider routing platforms. This is a unique opportunity to work on the foundational layers of IOS XR based Platform software and its ongoing evolution that powers several products addressing a large customer base covering traditional SP, Web/OTT and SP datacenter market segments.
Who You Are
Design and develop system software and infrastructure software modules for IOS-XR
Develop automated tests in Python/C for software validation and sustenance
Conduct and participate in peer code/design reviews.
Deliver detailed functional and design specifications of the software.
Work closely with the Hardware team in defining the programming interfaces into the hardware, diagnostics, and board bringup.
2+ years of work experience in embedded software development.
Prior experience in developing operating systems internals and infrastructure
Proficient in "C" and multi-thread programming.
BS degree in CS/EE/CE or technical equivalent.
Deep understanding of concepts in operating system, Inter process communication, high availability etc.
Experience with Python, Perl or shell scripting.
. Experience in manageability frameworks such as Yang/snmp/xml is a plus
Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their rare 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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Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About the company

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