Senior Software Engineer- C, C++ Embedded, Base board Management (BMC) from 8+ Years of experience

  • Location:
    Bangalore, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Software Development
  • Job Id

Who are we:

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Cisco's Unified Computing Systems (UCS) team working in Cisco's Data Center space. The Cisco UCS Rack Server is a compact, high-density server optimized for performance and efficiency, making it suitable for various applications such as virtualization and bare-metal workloads. This server can function as a standalone unit managed by Cisco Intersight or UCS Manager, to demonstrate the full range of Cisco's unified computing benefits and improve business agility.

Who you'll work with:

  • In this role, you will have the opportunity to work in crafting new features and capabilities as part of the Platform software engineering team of UCS Servers which is a key part of Data Center strategy.
  • We strive in a multifaceted start-up like environment.
  • We are a committed team where open communications, empowerment, innovation, partnership, and customer success are the foundations of the team.

What You’ll Do:

The job involves design and development of UCS Server system management firmware and management software. The role involves working through full software development cycle using agile methodologies covering end to end design, develop, testing and deploy. These include UCS server platform coordinated Management Controller firmware, management software stack and its tools.


  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software.
  • We will write design specifications and software.
  • We participate in code reviews and help team to optimise code.
  • You have an outstanding opportunity to lead project priorities and timelines
  • we will work with product management and technical marketing to understand requirements.
  • Work with internal teams to integrate and test the latest features and resolve integration issues.
  • Debug, root cause and fix complex system level software deficiencies.
  • Explore improvement opportunities in product and technology.

Who You Are:

We are looking for an inquisitive Software Developer who is good in the Embedded system background with 8+ Years of experience, 

Required skills:

  • Proficient experience in C, C++ and or Python with Linux environments.
  • Experience with Device drivers/BMC/IPMI/Redfish/SAAS platform is a plus.
  • Good expertise in Embedded Systems Programming with a focus on memory constraint preferably in a Unix environment and have knowledge of Protocol layer-HTTPS/NFS/SNMP.
  • Excellent hands on programming expertise in multithreading, socket programming, shared memory.
  • Good core debugging capability using debuggers, Debugging memory issues.
  • Your prior experience in architecture and design of complex systems.

Optional Skills:

  • Familiarity with "Go" language, Agile/DevOps software development models.
  • Ability to work with multiple partners across geographies to tackle sophisticated engineering problems.
  • Tackle all of your workload challenges using cloud-based management with Cisco Intersight for simpler, smarter, and more agile computing.

Why Cisco:

#WeAreCisco. We are all unique, but collectively we bring our talents to work as a team, to develop innovative technology and power a more inclusive, digital future for everyone. How do we do it? Well, for starters – with people like you!

Nearly every internet connection around the world touches Cisco. We’re the Internet’s optimists. Our technology makes sure the data traveling at light speed across connections does so securely, yet it’s not what we make but what we make happen which marks us out. We’re helping those who work in the health service to connect with patients and each other; schools, colleges, and universities to teach in even the most challenging of times. We’re helping businesses of all shapes and sizes to connect with their employees and customers in new ways, providing people with access to the digital skills they need and connecting the most remote parts of the world – whether through 5G, or otherwise.

We know that powering an inclusive future starts with us. Because without diversity and a dedication to equality, there is no moving forward. Our 30 Inclusive Communities, that bring people together around commonalities or passions, are leading the way. Together we’re committed to learning, listening, caring for our communities, whilst supporting the most vulnerable with a collective effort to make this world a better place either with technology, or through our actions.

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! #WeAreCisco

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco typically pays as follows:

.75% of incentive target for each 1% of revenue attainment up to 50% of quota;

1.5% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 50% and 75%;

1% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 75% and 100%; and once performance exceeds 100% attainment, incentive rates are at or above 1% for each 1% of attainment with no cap on incentive compensation.

For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.