Cisco Systems, Inc. Milpitas , CA 95035
What You'll Do
You're deeply motivated Lead Software Engineer who can make a difference in the team with their out of box thinking and brings in plethora of multicast protocol experience in areas such as next generation mVPN extranet and other technologies
You're passionate about learning and contributing to the team and the business with "can do" attitude.
You will be responsible for defining the Multicast charter for Cisco, providing architectural leadership, and partnering with customers, exercising influence to drive Cisco Recommended Solutions, and co-developing innovative multicast solutions to solve their critical business needs.
Proven track record in articulating thought leadership in multicast or related technologies.
Past experience in successful execution on product delivery through entire lifecycle: requirements, design, development & post deplicustomer support.
Who You'll Work With
Cisco NeXT Multicast team is responsible for driving the Multicast vision for Cisco and executing on it to transform the world of Service Providers, Data Centers and Enterprises around the World. The software we are building will be used in millions of devices to build meaningful networks all over the world. We are revolutionizing the way network devices are managed.
Do you enjoy spearheading innovation through personal initiative? Would it excite you to be part of a highly motivated best of breed engineering team who is redefining and refreshing the Multicast software portfolio? Would you like to challenge yourself in driving a key technology transition in the Multicast Industry working with the market leader? Can you demonstrate the ability to develop software with a system-level focus while understanding the impact of every component, work with minimal supervision, collaborate with a multi-functional team and demonstrate technical knowledge and project management experience to accomplish the goals? If Yes, we are looking for you to be part of our Multicast PI Software Development Team @ NeXT in Cisco.
Who You AreMinimum Qualifications:
B.S in CS (or EE) with equivalent experience
Extremely proficient in Multicast technologies such as mVPN, Segment Routing, L2VPN and EVPN technologies
Extremely strong grounding in data structures and algorithms
Extremely strong programming skills in C.
Strong documentation and communication skills
M.S. in CS, EE or equivalent experience
10+ years experience working with multicast protocols such as PIM, IGMP, mLDP, MSDP, AutoRP.
10+ years of experience in programming in C language.
Experience in dynamic routing protocols including BGP, OSPF, IS-IS.
In-depth understanding of packet forwarding, operating systems internals, algorithms, and computer architecture is highly desirable
Working knowledge of Linux and open source networking stacks.
Strong knowledge of how MPLS works including LDP, RSVP-TE is required
Experience configuring and automating the deployment of MPLS based VPNs (MVPN, L3VPN, L2VPN) is strongly desired.
Hands on experience with Cisco Routers (core, edge or access).
Experience using test tools (ideally Ixia or Spirent) to simulate the topologies mentioned above and to create traffic for these is strongly desirable
Strong written and verbal communication
Excellent teamwork and people skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks and work towards long-term goals
Flexibility and openness to change
Self-motivated and highly ambitious
Familiarity with Unix/Linux. Experience using RTOS (ex: QNX, VxWorks)
Understanding of networking fundamentals and protocols (ex: TCP/IP, Multicast)
Understanding datacenter technologies/concepts like VxLAN, Segment-Routing, Traffic-Engineering
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking aggressive risks to craft the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with rare personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.
We are leaders with vision, 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
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.