• Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
The Business Entity:
The Core Software Group (CSG) develops software across the routing, switch and wireless platform portfolio at Cisco and is investing heavily to transform networking through cutting-edge solutions that will change the way IT is consumed. This means your work will transform our customers' consumption of our systems and solutions from every angle.

The Team:
The Routing and Optical Software Group within the Core Software Group, has the charter for all Software Development functions across all Service Provider Routing and Optical platforms. Working in this group, you will have the opportunity to Architect, Design, Develop and Test, some of the world's largest Service Provider Routers that are continuously evolving towards enabling the support of newer and exciting customer business paradigms. You will be interacting and working closely with some of the finest talent pool in the industry - where you will find that work is both fun and challenging. The hiring team has one of the largest charters – completely owning the many high density core routing & optical platforms..

The CiscoNetwork Convergence System 6000 (NCS 6000) helps enable superior network agility, packet optical convergence, and petabits-per-second system scale. It facilitates the Cisco Evolved Programmable Network to support virtualization and programmability at low total cost of ownership and delivers high-bandwidth mobile, video, and cloud services to end users. Cisco NCS 6000 acts as a central nervous system for the overall network architecture.

What You'll Do:
You'll help us bring transformation to life by tracking and reporting out on key initiatives and team actions, including key wins and progress. The High End Router platform team seeks a motivated Experienced Senior Technical Leader to lead, design & develop a broad range of next generation features as part of its Software Development Team (Core Routing - Infrastructure & Fabric Data and control plane).

This is a ground floor opportunity to lead in the next phase of product growth and convergence in the service provider space working in High-end Routing & Optical Business. Participate in feature design discussions and contribute innovative ideas and solutions. Collaborate with cross-functional teams such as marketing, technical support and documentation group on related tasks.

As a part of the engineering team, you will be responsible for the whole product cycle of NCS6k releases, starting from close interaction with Marketing and Account teams, understand the features and priorities, work with BU-wide technical community on the architecture and design, take the product and feature through development and integration and collaborate with test team through Feature and System test cycles.

You are the epitome of technical excellence. You will guide design and code for features/products owned by your team. Engineers working with you shall depend on your technical insight to overcome hurdles. You will have responsibility for all technical artefacts. You will drive new initiatives technically, propose improvements to existing ones. You will be the supreme custodian of quality for deliverables from your team.

Who You'll Work With:
At Cisco, you will be working with a team of dynamic professionals who are passionate in designing and developing high end routing and optical development platform. The environment within the team here is challenging and will give people who are driven an opportunity to influence and impact the way Customers will use our products and transform their business.

You have a unique opportunity to join this disruptive software team and unleash the networking capabilities of the underlying linux system in NG-XR.

Who You Are:
* 4 years of people experience
* 10+ years of hands-on experience in embedded system SW development in Networking domain.
* 10 years of software development experience, embedded systems
* Experience working with networking standards bodies and protocols
* 10+ years of hands-on experience in embedded system SW development in Networking domain.
* Bachelors degree in CS/EE/CE or technical equivalent.

What You'll Do:
Role & Responsibilities
Manage the India Software team:
* Manage delivery of system infrastructure features on NCS 6k routers
* Manage development cycles deliveries
* Work within team and across teams/sites to deliver the network features
* Motivate engineers within the team to high quality and innovative on-time deliveries
* Manage contract resourcing

* Technology : Networking domain knowledge, L2/L3 forwarding and routing protocols
* Programming Language : C/C++, kernel level programming, device drivers, BSP, uCode
* Operating Systems : Linux, Broadcom SDK, Virtualisation on x86 CPU architecture,
* Embedded system architecture & design, exposure to device driver development.
* Good hands-on knowledge of distributed architecture.

Highly Desired Skills

* Experience managing engineering teams that consistently delivered complex and complete solution
* Proven track record of team building, coaching, facilitation
* Effectively represent the team in priority, capacity, dependency and product roadmap discussion
* Demonstrated ability to balance product needs with effective software development practices including testing, modularity, scalability, observability and more
* Effective mentor, communicator and leader
* Experience in routing, forwarding,
* Experience managing teams implementing software with multi-threading in SMP
* You’re able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
* You proactively identify project, people and organizational problems and provide well-thought-out solutions to them.

About Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, , IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

Why Cisco:
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.