Software Engineer - C, L2/L3, Routing, Vx Lan (5 - 8 years)

  • Location:
    Chennai, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

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The Team

Central Software Group (CSG) seeks an experienced Engineer to deliver software solutions for our Data Center/Service Provider products. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in development of flexible software in CSG for the next generation networking products.

Role & Responsibilities

Participate on a project team of engineers involved in development of protocols for Cisco products. Requires use of a strong background in SW design, documentation and implementation, on projects that may include any of the following list of responsibilities:

  • Work closely with other SW and HW Engineers to develop and support protocols.
  • Design, and determine product direction.
  • Represent your team with other Cisco departments, customers, and industry.
  • Author product and project specifications.
  • Partner with Management Team in defining and planning projects.
  • Take a lead role in Cisco’s Patent Program.
  • Ability to apply advanced networking principles, theories and concepts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to solve complex problems involving multiple products.
  • Ability to effectively present technological concepts to a wide audience.
  • Ability to influence the development of industry wide standards.
  • Exercises good judgement determining how to best achieve technical objectives of assignment.
  • Creative problem solving skills and excellent troubleshooting/debugging skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience and excellent programming skills in C or C++ are a must.
  • Skills in scripting languages (Python, Perl) are a plus.
  • Good understanding of L2/L3 networking fundamentals. Experience in routing protocols such as BGP preferred.
  • Familiarity with and experience on VxLAN or EVPN technologies is a strong plus.
  • Experience working on embedded systems, preferably on Linux/Unix.

Educational Background

Master’s degree or Bachelors degree with 5+ years of experience in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related majors.

Why Cisco

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We Are Cisco

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