Cisco Requirement for expertise in L3 forwarding domain in Bangalore, India

Requirement for expertise in L3 forwarding domain

  • Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Network

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Software Development, Testing

  • Job Id 1229073

Cisco seeks an experienced Software Engineer to define, design, develop and maintain software for our flagship Nexus 7000 switch family.

Opportunity Snapshot:

In this role, you will have the opportunity to learn a wide range of core Layer3 technologies, Layer 3 platform code and security related features. You will work on the intricacies of the mission-critical infrastructure that enables the world-class, multi-layered Nexus 7000 switch. In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in cross-functional teamwork and be exposed to all facets of the software development cycle from innovation, marketing requirement to product delivery.


  • Participate on a project team of engineers involved in the development of software for the Nexus 7000 switch product family, with emphasis in the layer 3 protocols area.

  • Define, architect, design, and deliver new features for the Nexus 7000 platform.

  • Maintain existing features and champion innovative approaches to constantly improve the software.

  • Influence the design of interfaces between products to ensure inter-operability.

  • Develop large portions of software independently and rapidly.


  • Strong C programming skills.

  • Experience in L3 protocols/platform knowledge - Familiar with data networking principle and theory.

  • Hands on experience on switch/router embedded system software development.

  • Knowledge of Linux OS internals

  • Strong problem solving and software development/troubleshooting skills

Typically requires MSEE/CS combined with 8+ years of related experience, or BSEE/CS combined with 10+ yrs related experience

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.