Sr. Software Engineer - Data Center (L2/L3)


San Jose, CA 95115

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Please note this posting is to advertise potential job opportunities. This exact role may not be open today, but could open in the near future. When you apply, a Cisco representative may contact you directly if a relevant position opens.

What you'll do:

This is a role within Cisco's Intent Based Networking Group (IBNG). You will work on developing the Nexus 9000 line of Data Center switches that features application awareness to make the network infrastructure flexible and agile for dynamic response to application needs and virtual machine workload mobility.

Who you'll work with:

You will work with a diverse group of some of the brightest problem solvers and thinkers in the Data Center Switching Team that work on next generation of Data Center & Cloud switches.

Who you are

You are someone who thrives in a dynamic start-up like environment. You have the ability to define, design, and deliver new SDK and P4 code for the Nextgen ASIC for the Cisco Data Center Switch Platforms. You have the ability to write complete functional and design specs independently. You have the ability to design & develop large portions of software independently and rapidly. You have the ability to learn a wide range of ACL/QoS, Policy management & control Data Center technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

· Bachelors/Masters of Engineering in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering

· Strong C, C++ and Python programming skills

· Experience in one or more of ACL/QoS,L2/L3 Ethernet switching and routing protocols

· Hands on experience on switch/router embedded system software development

· 5+ years of related work experience is required

Desired Skills

· Experience with SDK and P4 on networking ASICs

· Experience with high availability related to switch/router products

· Experience in Data Center fabrics and corresponding technologies like VxLAN

Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re "old" (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do - you can’t put us in a box!

But "Digital Transformation" is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

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.

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