Cisco C Developer - Embedded Systems in Bangalore, India

C Developer - Embedded Systems

  • Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Service Provider

  • Job Id 1230657

What You'll Do

Here is an excellent opportunity to join Cisco's Datacenter Switching Group (SAN Switching), where you will be working on next generation data center products that enable large scale, low-latency, high speed networks. You will also be working on Analytics and Telemetry solutions, better equipping customers to handle growing workloads.

You have a unique opportunity to design the products from ground up (Platforms and Software) and come up with distributed, scalable algorithms to supportAnalytics and Telemetry solutions.You will have ownership of multiple components and play an important role in analyzing new feature requirements, developing design and functional specifications. You will be interacting with technical leaders and senior engineers within the BU on design and architectural aspects of features and components owned by you.As a software engineer in this group, you will be responsible for creating scalable software solutions. You will also have an exciting time working on the SAN-charter for the product line.

Who You'll Work With

DCSG focuses specifically on datacenter networking solutions. The product and solution portfolio includes high performance fixed and modular Nexus family of switches, orchestration, monitoring and data analytics software. The key products in the portfolio are Nexus 7000, 7700, MDS 9700, MDS 9200 and MDS 9300 datacenter switches, DCNM datacenter management solution and Cisco SAN analytics solutions.

You will have the opportunity to work closely with Customers, Product Marketing, Hardware and Software groups in defining and delivering the products.

Who You Are

Software development engineer working on cutting edge technologies in a fast changing landscape of datacenter technologies and part of the BU having complete ownership of multiple products.


  • At least 5 years of software development experience in embedded systems or system software space

  • Datacenter networking experience and in-depth understanding of layer-2, layer-3 Forwarding and Fibre Channel technologies are strongly preferred

  • Proficiency in programming in C/C++, development of algorithms using efficient data structures to come up with optimized code, debugging and troubleshooting under Linux environment.

  • Knowledge of asic forwarding, Linux drivers and 3 rd party ASICs/network processors highly desired.

  • Experience in embedded software development is required and any RTOS experience will be an added advantage

  • Strong desire to work Open Source Technologies

  • Experience working on Scalable, Distributed Architectures a plus

  • Experience working on Network Switches desirable

  • Ability to work independently and with little supervision.

  • Ability to translate high level requirements into specific features, develop functional and design specifications

  • Flexibility in a fast paced, ever-changing, deadline-driven environment

Educational Background Recommended

Typically requires B.E/B.Tech EE/CS plus 5-8 years related experience in networking or system software development.

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