Senior Wireless Systems Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Security, Software Development, Testing, Wireless, Mobility
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

You will build, develop, and maintain software on access points that support key wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi 6E and innovative Radio Resource management solutions. You will collaborate with the engineering teams across the wireless networking area to deliver quality solutions. This role will encourage you to find solutions to problems and deliver products to customers that are widely deployed.

Who You'll Work With

We're looking for a forward-thinking and motivated Software Engineer to join the Wireless Networks Group. You will be part of the team delivering access points for the fast growing and industry leading product-line for Wireless Networking space.

Who You Are

You are someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, has proven embedded software engineering experience and is looking for an opportunity to shine in a team that recognizes your capabilities and rewards you accordingly.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years of embedded software development experience in networking space with exposure to wireless networking.
  • Extensive experience programming in C or C++.
  • Design / development experience on Linux based Embedded Systems.
Desired Skills:
  • Expertise in developing / debugging Linux kernel and User Space code.
  • Development of solutions related to wireless Radio Resource management and Radio Drivers.
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP (v4, v6) networks and Wireless related protocols.
  • Kernel-level programming experience related to networking, preferably wireless.
  • Excellent skills in working with multi-functional teams such as testing, product marketing and customer support to deliver and maintain solutions.
  • Experience engaging diverse group of individuals to facilitate, moderate, and influence productive discussions driving towards results.
  • Experience in establishing and sustaining excellent relationships with extended teams.
  • Ability to work across multi-functional teams to discuss and close on the technical solutions.
  • Passionate about ensuring delivery with a high-level of quality.

Who We Are

#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! 


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The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.