Embedded Platform Software Engineer

  • Location:
    Bangalore, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id
  • What You'll Do


    Looking forward to getting an exciting start to your career? You will bring your unique talents to the Cisco CSG Internet of Things (IoT) group that builds intelligent networking products and platforms for many different IoT applications. We are seeking a highly motivated Networking engineer to develop industrial switching, routing, wireless, embedded and security products and industry-leading software platforms that capitalize on the trend toward all devices, machines, and vehicles becoming connected and integrated with traditional enterprise networks.


    In your role as Senior Software Engineer, you will develop and integrate products that are deployed by different vertical markets such as discrete and process manufacturing, smart cities, oil and gas, etc. You will work with cross BUs vibrant technical community, learning from experts and translating this learning into exciting opportunities for growth. The job includes but is not limited to specification, execution, and unit automation test. The job involves a great collaboration with cross functional teams such as test, marketing, compliance, HW, manufacturing, documentation, and project management. We have a strong focus on software engineering methodologies and processes. 

    Besides this, you will also mentor your junior colleagues in their day-to-day activities.


    Who You'll Work With

    As an integral member of this team, you will work with a team of seasoned engineers. You will have the opportunity to architect, design, and develop some of the industrial features which continuously evolving towards enabling the support of newer and exciting customer business paradigms. 

    You will be interacting and working closely with some of the finest talent pool in the industry – where you will find that work is both fun and challenging.


    Who You Are

    Excellent quality is what drives you. To ensure this, you have a thorough understanding of real time OS architectures, knowledge of switching, routing, wireless, and security. You possess the necessary skills to work in a highly collaborative, inclusive, and agile atmosphere in partnership with cross-functional teams.

    • MSEE/CS with 7-10 years of experience, or BSEE/CS combined with 9-12 years of related experience, or equivalent.


    Mandatory Skillset
    Ability to write good software in C.
    • Experience withreal-time O/S(VxWorks, pSOS/FreeRTOS or IOS, Linux, etc.) 
    • Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux development tools, with knowledge of Linux virtualization.

    • Experience in network processor programming, POSIX thread programming. 

    • Experience withPCIe, I2C and Ethernet.

    • Experience with Routing / Switching products.

    • Good debugging skills.

    • Strong communication skills.
    • Specific experience in the following areas is helpful:

    • Hardware bring up
    • BIOS and bootloader development
    • x86/ARM driver development
    • Python programming
    • Linux kernel porting, patching, debugging

    Good to have:

    • Experience in network processor programming, POSIX thread programming. 
    • Knowledge of L2/L3 technologies: 

    • Experience of PTP/1588, SyncE, networking protocols and industrial protocols is a plus.

    • Experience using Traffic Generators/Analyzers such as Ixia/Spirent/Sniffer, and working knowledge of scripting languages such as Perl, Python is an advantage. 

    Why Cisco

     We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

    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.