Job description


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


What You'll Do:
The Cisco Service Provider Network Systems team is looking for a Software Technical Leader to drive existing projects and engage in new development for our Next Generation routers.
The IOS-XR operating system powers some of the biggest and most powerful routers on the Internet. It is a comprehensive Network Operating System with thousands of network-critical features and a strong underlying distributed infrastructure. You will be working with the Platform Forwarding team that builds that forwarding infrastructure to route packets across multiple platforms, each of which satisfies a requirement in different parts of the network - Core, Edge, and Access.
Who You Are
We are looking for passionate engineers who are motivated by the complex engineering challenges that are seen when building packet forwarding infrastructure for a distributed NOS. As a Technical Leader, you will get a chance to demonstrate your prior experience with embedded systems and in leading projects in packet forwarding. You will also have a chance to learn via new projects that are getting off the ground within the team
Role & Responsibilities
Design and develop applications and infrastructure software 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 platform software team in defining the programming interfaces into the hardware, diagnostics, and board bringup.
Minimum Qualifications
MS/BS degree in CS/EE/CE or technical equivalent.
12 - 15 years of work experience in embedded software development.
Prior experience in developing operating systems internals and infrastructure
Proficient in "C" and multi thread programming.
Desired Skills
Good 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
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