Software Engineer - UCS Rack Platform QA

  • Location:
    Bangalore, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id
    1332035
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Who You'll Work With

Computing Systems Product Group (CSPG) is a global organization spanning the Development, SQA, TME, Product management and Program management organizations. CSPG is responsible for delivering an innovative end-to end way to configure both rack and blade servers all the way from firmware revisions to I/O connectivity for growing highly complex data centers while enabling IT as a Service (ITaaS).

Currently our product portfolio consists of Unified Computing Servers, both Blade and Rack models; and UCS Management software which allows simplified access and control to all components of the complete end to end solution. The Business unit provides an excellent opportunity to grow in exciting and expanding market of virtualization in the data center. CSPG is creating the vision, strategy, and products for next generation data center server access and virtualization. Our dynamic team is comprised top-tiered engineers and motivated junior engineers interested in learning and growing their skills in a fast changing, growing market. You will be a part of fast paced SQA team responsible for delivering Utilities and Tools for managing and maintaining Unified Computing Systems.

 

What You'll Do

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work in some of the latest technologies and trends in Server and Storage areas as the UCS validation team at Cisco, Bangalore. We are looking for applicants who can validate the Cisco C-Series and S-Series Rack Utilities. Hands on experience in varied UCS Utilities which includes Host Upgrade Utility, Server Configuration Utility, UCS Configuration Utility, Driver Update Utility, etc. Prepares Test plan, Test cases based on requirements, designs test fixtures and test tools, execute manual and automated test cases, file defects and report results. Uses product performance information and other means to gauge customer usage to the product development teams. Review Customer Found Defects and work with TAC and Critical issues to recreate the defects. Design and Validate Customer use cases. Debugging and solving issues and performing first-level issue triage. Study industry specifications, vendor's hardware documentation and design test cases. Setup and handle iSCSI, FC, FCoE, PXE, GPU test configurations. Execute tests, track and log issues and drive them till resolution with verification of bug fixes. Automation of manual test cases and execution of automated tests as part of regression cycle. Review PRD, SFS, Test plans, User guides and release notes. Chip in to overall test strategies. Participate in innovative Software test initiatives. You will be part of a dedicated team and open communications, empowerment, innovation, partnership and customer success are the foundations of the team. You will work closely with multi-functional leads like Product Managers and engineering leads from other groups to help define the product strategy. You will help identify optimal solutions to meet the product strategy. You will be hands on yourself, while you guide others in building the solutions

 

Who You Are

  • 5 to 8 years of overall industry experience.
  • Strong understanding of Intel/AMD server platforms, PCI-e, NVMe and GPUs.
  • Good expertise in System Architecture and Operating Systems concepts
  • Hands-on experience in the validation of System BIOS
  • Hands-on experience in the validation of Server Utilities.
  • Good understanding of Server BMC and Storage concepts.
  • Hands-on experience with VMware, Linux and Windows OS
  • Good understanding of Networking Concepts. 
  • Hands-on experience with Firmware & Driver validation of server hardware(Online ,Offline).
  • Project experience in Systems Management / network management domain is added advantage
  • Proficient in automation scripting. Experience in Scripting Languages like TCL, Expect, Python preferred.

Highly desirable competencies

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work multi-functionally.
  • Self-motivated, strong sense of ownership, good standout colleague.
  • should be able to handle multiple tasks and work independently with minimal managerial guidance.
  • Be open to continuous learning and committed to ongoing self-improvement.
  • Strong passion and experience in troubleshooting, debugging complex systems and possess excellent problem-solving techniques
  • Experience on setting up complex customer-like configurations

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