Senior Software Engineer

  • Location:
    Milpitas, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Service Provider
  • Job Id
    1244021
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Who You'll Work?


You’ll be part of a team in Cisco's Service Provider Network Systems Group, focusing on developing high-performance IOX-XR software for routers that are deployed in core, edge, and data center networks.

IOS XR is a train of Cisco Systems' widely deployed Internetworking Operating System (IOS), used on their high-end Network Converging System (NCS), carrier-grade routers such as the CRS series, 12000 series, and ASR9000 series.

We’re a team of software authorities within the larger XR team who work on NPU and fabric subsystem


What You'll Do:


The Cisco Service Provider Network Systems team is looking for a Software Engineer to drive existing projects and engage in new development for our Next Generation routers. You will define, design and implement drivers using SDK to program custom networking ASICs

  • You will be involved in triaging and solving failures down to the root cause and implement unit test automation
  • Writing and optimizing code for production deployment
  • Get along with technical support teams to resolve customer reported issues
  • Develop and maintain the driver implementations with different generations and vendors of ASICS and develop new debugging tools
  • Drive the bring-up of new hardware
  • Drive architecture and design discussions


Who You Are:

You are a highly motivated engineer with experience in embedded system development for distributed systems.

You will have the opportunity to work and learn in a dynamic environment with a team of talented engineers, developing state of the art software. You will collaborate closely with the ASIC and hardware team and other software teams to implement drivers that work with vendor and Cisco internal ASICs to implement the NPU and fabric subsystems for our next generation family of routers.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent C, C++, and Python programming and debugging skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • A deep understanding of multiple of the following areas including Embedded systems, Linux kernel, and real time os fundamentals
  • Device driver development
  • Interrupt handling
  • Interprocess communication
  • DMA/IO management,
  • Bus architectures like PCIe, i2C.
  • Ability to debug issues system-wide
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, strong sense of ownership, good teammate
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer/Software/Electrical Engineering, or a related major such as Math or Physics

Why Cisco

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  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
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