Embedded Software Engineer in Kanata, Ontario

Cisco

What You’ll Do

Cisco is looking for someone who is excited to take their career aspirations forward and use their unique talents to work on Cisco’s SP networking technology, which is creating unprecedented customer value by providing cohesive and innovative software, platforms, and solutions for Cisco’s core networking customers.

As a Software Engineer, you will work on innovating products and massively scalable network routing solutions that are deployed by some of the leading Service Providers and Data Centers in the world. Experience the exhilaration as you work on designing NextGen products and collaborating with not just your immediate team, but Cisco teams across the world!

  • Participate in the development of software for our Cisco 8000 and NextGen router product family, with emphasis in Layer 3 (L3) forwarding and routing protocols and OS infra-structures

  • Work closely with Service Provider and Data Center customers to assist them in building and deploying leading-edge L3 features and applications

  • Contribute to new and improved design and test methodologies

  • Potentially participate in Cisco Patent Program and standardization activities (IETF, IEEE, etc)

Who You’ll Work With

You will be part of an engineer team responsible for designing, implementing and collaborating on L3 features that will run on the existing and next generation of Core and Edge routers. You will have the opportunity to make an impact to the world in a fun, thriving environment and to interact closely with Service Provider and Data Center customers.

Who You Are

You pride yourself on providing creative analytical solutions to complex problems. Your strong written and verbal communication skills help you present ideas and concepts in a clear, concise manner. You are able to handle multiple tasks at a time and prioritize effectively. You are self-motivated, highly ambitious, and have a drive to challenge the status-quo

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in developing embedded systems based on real-time OS

  • Experience in Github

  • Programming skills in C or C++ and Python, and data structures

  • Experience with troubleshooting/debugging

Preferred Qualifications

  • BASc, MASc or a Ph.D in EE/CS

  • CCIE or other networking certifications

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies

  • Experience in network virtualization development

  • Experience in networking technologies, routing protocols, OS infra-structures, Linux

  • Experience with test methodologies and

Why Cisco?

#WeAreCisco. We are all unique, but collectively we bring our talents to work as a team, to develop innovative technology and power a more inclusive, digital future for everyone. How do we do it? Well, for starters – with people like you!

Nearly every internet connection around the world touches Cisco. We’re the Internet’s optimists. Our technology makes sure the data traveling at light speed across connections does so securely, yet it’s not what we make but what we make happen which marks us out. We’re helping those who work in the health service to connect with patients and each other; schools, colleges, and universities to teach in even the most challenging of times. We’re helping businesses of all shapes and sizes to connect with their employees and customers in new ways, providing people with access to the digital skills they need and connecting the most remote parts of the world – whether through 5G, or otherwise.

We tackle whatever challenges come our way. We have each other’s backs, we recognize our accomplishments, and we grow together. We celebrate and support one another – from big and small things in life to big career moments. And giving back is in our DNA (we get 10 days off each year to do just that).

We know that powering an inclusive future starts with us. Because without diversity and a dedication to equality, there is no moving forward. Our 30 Inclusive Communities, that bring people together around commonalities or passions, are leading the way. Together we’re committed to learning, listening, caring for our communities, whilst supporting the most vulnerable with a collective effort to make this world a better place either with technology, or through our actions.

So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Cisco is an Affirmative 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 records.

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