Software FA Engineer – Network/Programming Knowledge

  • Location:
    Bangalore, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

The Team

Supply Chain Organization (SCO) seeks a Senior Software Failure Analysis Engineer who would be responsible for configure, test and analyze software platforms in controlled environments. The responsibility includes follow through the FA End-to-End process till the case closure. The failure analysis process is closed loop, providing data to Manufacturing and Engineering team for the prevention of recurring failures.


Role & Responsibilities

  • Software root cause analysis including evaluation of field failures and returns
  • Evaluation of development life cycle test failures
  • Defect detection including containment analysis
  • Software Reliability growth testing
  • Bug verification (emulate customer network topology)
  • Opening SW bugs and working with engineering team to see it to closure
  • Providing data to engineering team for the prevention of recurring failures
  • Work closely with a cross functional team of Product Managers, Technical Leads and Customer Support to understand and come up with the right solution to replicate customer reported issue
  • Mentoring and training other FA engineers


Minimum Qualifications

Typically requires BSEE/CS plus 8+ years related experience, or a MSEE/CS combined with 5+ years of related experience in the HW/SW/Networking

The ideal candidate should have a track record of success, a solid work ethic, ability and desire to lead engineers and a can-do attitude.

Exposure to network domain or product line is an added advantage.

In addition, the candidate should possess the following skills.


Desired Skills

  • Experienced in C, C++, Python, Perl, TCL, Shell scripting and Java
  • Strong networking and L7 (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP etc.) protocol knowledge
  • Experience in Unix/Linux/FreeBSD based environments
  • Hands on experience on Cisco Catalyst switches or other network switches product

  • Good understanding on Wireless access points

  • Clear understanding of ISO's OSI model and TCP/IP protocol suite.
  • Understanding of Layer2 protocols and ability to analyze difficult problems
  • Understanding and hands-on experience in networking and knowledge of Cisco technologies
  • Cisco certifications like CCNA is desirable
  • Exposure to Software defined Network (SDN) and virtualization
  • Experience in unit test methodologies and agile working environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work & collaborate effectively with remote teams globally
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience




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