Friday, October 21, 2011

Job Openings for Software QA Engineer @ Cisco Careers



Requisition #: S908640
Location: UNITED STATES.TEXAS.AUSTIN
Job Title: Software QA Engineer
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Engineering - Software
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: No

Job Description: Cisco is always looking to identify talented people, especially Software QA Technical Lead Engineer in the STBU's Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) organization. If you are reading this posting then we may not have an open job for a QA Technical Lead right now, however it is highly likely we will in the future. If you are interested in working for Cisco in this capacity then please submit your details and CV or resume against this requisition so that when a suitable vacancy arises a Cisco representative can contact you directly.


Cisco seeks a Software QA Technical Lead Engineer to be a part of STBU's Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) organization. You will lead other engineers via innovation, decision-making, process development, and mentoring. You will champion new methodologies and drive software solutions that interact with widely deployed Internet products, thereby touching an endless number of users worldwide. Be part of the Cisco organization that is driving the evolution and expansion into new technology areas and market segments.

The ideal candidate demonstrates a system-level focus while understanding the impact of every component. Broad knowledge of and exposure to network protocols as well as real-time operating systems are essential for success in this role. Primary contribution is through leading other engineers via innovation, decision-making, process development, and mentoring. Serves as a technical advisor to the manager. Develops test strategies and environments to efficiently utilize engineering and lab resources. Responsible for test design and development across multiple products within a product suite (head-end/endpoint integration within Network Security). Designs complex test environments that can accommodate both QA test needs and customer use case testing. Analyzes metrics for quality trends before and after releases. Drives constant innovation including ideas and execution. Contributes to a wide range of projects throughout the BU. Leads organization towards best engineering practices.

Education:
Typically requires BSEE/CS or equivalent with 8-10+ years relevant experience in networking technologies and applications.


Skills Required:
• Effective leadership, communication and planning skills are a must
• Excited to learn new skills and innovate new security technology
• Enjoys mentoring and developing the skills of others
• Solid knowledge of Test Engineering, Automation and Software Development.
• Ability to solve complex problems involving multiple sub systems.
• Determines and develops approach to solutions.
• Sponsors and models exemplary team interaction.
• Tackles complex issues in creative ways.
• Agile experience is a plus

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