Additional Location(s) or Information: Job Category: Engineer - Software Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager Requisition #: R1021298

Description: The Business Entity : Switch Software System Test and Automation Engineer for Cisco's IoT Connectivity Group

Cisco's Internet of Things Systems builds intelligent networking products and platforms for many different IoT applications. We are seeking a highly motivated Network test engineer for the IoT System Software Group. The Internet of Things System Software Group is responsible for developing IoT Connectivity products, that enable customers and strategic partners to transform their businesses. These products are integrated across various industrial solutions, and securely connect intelligence with the business decision making entities.

The Team - Use your strong Networking technology skills and Test Engineering experience to participate on a team of engineers involved in software testing of Products and Software with IoT Group. The job includes but is not limited to test planning, design, implementation, execution, automation, regression, working across groups and cross-functionally with larger teams. We have a strong focus on software engineering methodologies and processes. Contribute to the design of the test and automation strategy to ensure quality of Cisco Products/Software. Produce status reports for management and participate in regularly scheduled bug scrub meetings with the development team. Champion quality improvement initiatives, and drive improvements to the test/automation methodology. Innovate and participate in initiatives that build a better product for the future.

The job involves a great deal of cross functional interaction with development and marketing.

Role & Responsibility

  • MSEE/CS with 2+ years of experience
  • BSEE/CS combined with 5+ yrs related experience in the following: *Expert in L2/L3 technologies. Knowledge of OT protocols such as CIP, MRP, PRP and/or REP protocols is a plus.

*Strong Testing and automation experience for Embedded OS * Must have very strong scripting experience in Python * Working experience with test tools like traffic analyzers (e.g., Sniffer, Ethereal) and traffic generation tools (e.g., Smartbits, Ixia).

  • Agile Methodology experience is a plus
  • Past experience in Cisco products is a plus
  • Strong communication and leadership skills are essential. Must be a strong team player and have excellent collaborating skills.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Participate and work closely with developers at various stages the SW Development Life Cycle.

  • Drive authoring of detail feature testplans, Design Test bed design, test topologies.

  • Develop python automation scripts for automated testing.

  • Assist development engineers in product defect diagnosis.

  • Initiate and participate in efforts to improve group productivity and test effectiveness.

As a member of this team, you will help set the foundation for Cisco's IOT Connectivity Products/Software to help deliver on the IoT initiative across different verticals.

Join the team responsible for designing, testing, and delivering innovative and effective solutions to enable IoT!!

Why Cisco

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We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

Job Type: Experienced Opportunity Category: Internet of Everything