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Technical Leader - Forwarding Infrastructure

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
  • What You'll Do

    Your core job responsibility is to design and develop forwarding infrastructure and features on our products. You will produce clean software designs and apis, develop the feature/infrastructure code and unit test automation and support product deployments in the field.

    You will design, develop and test software for our Open forwarding hardware abstraction layer, clean apis that interface with the control plane, distributed forwarding table management (FIBs), hardware resource management and microcode on special purpose Network Processors (NPUs) The work you do will impact every single packet traversing the router.

    In this job, you will also help us continually improve our internal test automation frameworks, hack on our developer tools and learn a lot along the way.

    Who You'll Work With

    You will collaborate with product marketing and decide what features to build.

    Who You Are

    You love and take pride in developing quality code.  You look for ways to make your code more reusable, scalable and serviceable. You also enjoy applying cool data structures and algorithms for real world problems. You are curious about how things work and make them better and are keen on adopting state of the art skills and practices like network simulation, automation in regular development

    About the team:

    The Cisco Service Provider business unit develops networking infrastructure that form the guts of the Internet that we use today. Our world class products and technologies span the entire service provider network ranging from a fixed form cell-site access router handling mobile voice/data, carrier class multi-chassis petabit core routing systems (CRS/NCS6000) to entire Cloud data center CLOS fabric systems for next generation platform.

    Packet Forwarding software is the crown jewel of each router we build. We take great pride in building world class distributed platform forwarding software with unmatched scale, convergence and feature richness. This is the software that makes the Internet tick.

    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 arent afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are leaders with vision, 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.

    Cisco is an Affrmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction




Posted: 2020-10-16 Expires: 2020-11-15

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Cisco Systems Inc.
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