Test Engineer

  • Location:
    Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

It's an exciting time to work at Cisco!

Where every day we live our mission, shaping the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors, and ecosystem partners.

Join our world-class supply chain team, a catalyst for change in driving company transformation, supporting innovation, improving productivity and exceeding customer expectations.


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.

Your role would be to help Cisco Supply Chain to unleash the full power of digitization. As we are subject to a constant change deploying processes, policies and technologies to help us to be successful and we need talented individuals like you to contribute to our journey.

You will be part of a Regional Supply Chain Operations team accountable of guiding and leading our manufacturing partners to meet our customers’ expectations as well as helping Cisco to create, implement and adopt new processes, platforms and technologies that enables better customer experience.

We are looking for authentic, self-motivated and passionate candidates willing to enroll to a best-in-class team. Analytical in thinking, curious about how things are working and hands-on preference. A candidate that actively seeks opportunities for improvement, increase efficiency by digitizing, simplifying and automating our processes and tools.

Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco


What you'll do

The Test Engineer is the primary technical interface to the Manufacturing Partner site and is accountable for driving both Operational Perfection (Delivery, Quality, and Cost) and Factory Excellence (capability, efficiency, security and sustainability). Position requires strong knowledge on PCBA manufacturing operations and SMT technology roadmap.

* Supports test engineering functions at the manufacturing sites including:

* Manage daily support of our products, systems, and tools in manufacturing.

* Support New Product Introductions in manufacturing.

* Support product transfers between manufacturing sites.

* Analyze various sets of data for quality & process control.

* Solve automation and product-related testing issues.

* Collaborate with product team to implement and deploy test strategies, test plans, and test processes for a group of products.

* Perform product test coverage, optimization analysis.

* Troubleshoot test automation code at Manufacturing Partners.

* Provides technical support for all systemic defects and Line stops/Purges/Quality issues.

* Factory site technical quality metrics ownership and driving metrics improvement relating to testing.

* Manufacturing test capacity management, asset, and budget planning and management.

* Responsible for specifying, developing and/or procuring test equipment, test fixtures and test solutions. 

* Oversees the delivery and assembly of test equipment.

* Define/Guide debug process for test engineers in manufacturing sites. 

Who you are? 

Typically requires a BSEE or BSCE, or equivalent experience working in the electronics manufacturing industry or any other automated testing of hardware discipline.

7+ years of Test Engineering experience.

* Understanding of standard Design for Test (DFT) techniques and a basic understanding of Cisco or industry-standard test.

* Strong programming knowledge – OOP and Python would be a bonus.

* Linux/Unix shell scripting.

* Layer 2/3 data networking experience.

* CCNA certification desired, Linux certificate is an advantage.

* DB query experience (SQL, Cassandra, Impala …).

* Proven statistical analysis knowledge.

* Ability to multi-task and solve complex problems.

* Results oriented, KPI and metrics driven.

* Comfortable on a sense of urgency environment.

* Ability to self-motivate with a strong desire to learn and ability to be flexible.

* Strong written & verbal communication skills (in English).

* Proven Project Management Knowledge.

* Experience in a Cross-Cultural and global work environment.

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco typically pays as follows:

.75% of incentive target for each 1% of revenue attainment up to 50% of quota;

1.5% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 50% and 75%;

1% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 75% and 100%; and once performance exceeds 100% attainment, incentive rates are at or above 1% for each 1% of attainment with no cap on incentive compensation.

For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.