Software Engineer in Test- Java/Python, Application Security & Performance testing tools

  • Location:
    Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

Who we are

Cisco is transforming the networking industry. To make this happen, we are heavily investing in team responsible for The Network. Intuitive. We are disrupting the industry by building a new networking platform that can learn, adapt, and secure itself at the speed of today’s businesses. This Digital Network Architecture platform automates network management and provides our customers with state-of-the-art analytics and insights. This team's innovations span artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, security, automation, and more.

The Cisco DNA Advisor team is focused on providing customers and partners valuable insights about their Cisco products and services. The Cisco DNA Advisor service automatically inventories the network, identifies product security and end-of-life alerts, uncovers issues with support contracts and warranties, evaluates network readiness to adopt new solutions, and provides recommendations on how to optimize and secure the network.

What You'll Do

In this highly critical role as a software engineer focused on security and performance testing:

  • You will work closely with product management and other engineering teams to understand security, performance, and operational requirements and then drive the development of test suites that ensure services and applications meet those requirements.
  • You will contribute on a DevOps team responsible for development, test, deployment, operation, and customer support of the DNA Advisor service.
  • You will enable team members to easily consume security and performance test suites, integrate test suites with CI/CD systems, and investigate identified problem areas.

Who You'll Work With

Does leading and state-of-the-art fascinate you? Do you read and learn about new technology for fun? Is coding your passion, but also your hobby? Does working on fast paced, agile environments excite you? Do your eyes gleam with excitement at the thought of building clustered containerized applications that have as much potential as the technical challenge it offers? If you answered “yes” to all the previous questions, you would fit right into our team.

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors/Masters in Engineering
  • 4-7 years of experience in Software Development
  • Proficiency in Python/Java
  • Experience in the development of test automation services for cloud-native scaled out and distributed applications that use micro service architecture and REST APIs
  • Experience with application security testing tools like IBM AppScan or similar
  • Experience with application performance testing tools like JMeter, LoadRunner, WebLoad, or similar
  • Validated ability to rapidly learn and adapt to new technologies & languages
  • Experience working on a small, highly technical teams employing Agile/Scrum practices
  • Ability to deliver results in a short time and experience working in fast paced high growth tech companies
  • Proven ability to influence a diverse geographically dispersed group of individuals to facilitate, moderate, and influence productive design and implementation discussions driving towards results
  • Superb communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) to all levels of an organization.

Desired Skills

  • Working experience with multi cluster environments, packaging, system bring up, performance tuning and operations at high scale
  • Exposure to Open Source software and contributions to the Open Source community.
  • Proficiency in structured databases like PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Proficiency in NOSQL database technologies like Cassandra, MongoDB
  • Working experience in Swarm/Kubernetes

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.