Diagnostic Software Engineer

Cisco Systems - San Jose, CA4.1

Full-time
The Business Entity

Cisco's Service Provider group has a very rich product portfolio covering multiple Routing platforms and ASICS/Optics. The diagnostics team is responsible for developing innovative software solutions to validate hardware designs and support product manufacturing

The Team

You will be part of a global Diagnostics Software Development team, a very dynamic group working in a fast-paced environment. As a Software Engineer you will be exposed to state-of-the-art technologies used in Cisco Switching and Routing products. We are looking for motivated individuals who enjoy challenging tasks. We offer a great opportunity to grow your technical skills set and gain visibility and recognition among cross-functional groups.

Role & Responsibilities

Design and develop software to validate hardware e.g. device-interface level and end-to-end functionalities

Author software functional specifications

Collaborate with hardware engineers to debug product prototype

Work with hardware device vendors

Support manufacturing to root cause defects in production

Actively participate in reviews of ideas and technical objectives within and across functional teams

Work in hardware development lab environment handling PC boards, chassis, cables, optics, etc

Minimum Qualifications

BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with 5-7 years experience

Excellent C and Python programming skills

Experience in driver-level or embedded software

Working understanding of hardware devices, ASICs, FPGAs through datasheets and register specifications

Knowledge(working experience preferred) of hardware interfaces PCIe, I2C, MDIO, JTAG, SPI, etc

Strong problem solving and debugging skills

Self-motivated and able to work effectively in a team environment

Good English written/oral communication skills

Desired Skills

Experience with test equipment (IXIA, Spirent traffic generators, etc)

Proficient in Microcontrollers and embedded peripherals (ADC, DAC, USB, etc.)

Basic understanding of DFT and MBIST

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, security, 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.

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