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Principal Engineer - Data Center

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113

What you'll do:

This is a role within Cisco's Intent Based Networking Group. Here, you will have the opportunity to work on developing the Nexus 9000 line of data center switches that features application awareness to make the network infrastructure flexible and agile for dynamic response to application needs and virtual machine workload mobility.

Who you'll work with:

You will work with a diverse group of some of the brightest problem solvers and thinkers in the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Team that work on next generation of datacenter and cloud switches.

Who you are

You are someone who thrives in a dynamic start-up like environment. You have the ability to define, architect, design, and deliver new SDK and P4 code for the Nextgen ASIC for the Cisco ACI Platform. You have the ability to write complete functional and design specs independently. You have the ability to design & Develop large portions of software independently and rapidly. You have the ability to learn a wide range of L2 and L3 data center technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong C, C++ and Python programming skills
  • Experience in L2 and L3 Ethernet switching and routing protocols
  • Hands on experience on switch/router embedded system software development
  • 10+ years of related work experience is required

Desired Skills

  • Experience with SDK and P4 on networking ASICs
  • Experience with high availability related to switch/router products
  • Experience in data center fabrics and corresponding technologies like VxLAN

Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!


Posted: 2021-03-31 Expires: 2021-05-02

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