Cisco Technical Leader Quality Engineering in Costa Mesa, California

Technical Leader Quality Engineering

  • Location: Costa Mesa, California, US

  • Additional Location(s) Boxborough, Massachusetts, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Internet of Everything, Service Provider, Software Development, Testing

  • Job Id 1232682

What You’ll Do

You’ll help us streamline the reliable delivery of cloud based video distribution solutions to Service Providers serving millions of subscribers world-wide. The Cisco Environments team needs an experienced technical leader to help define and develop the processes, test frameworks and tests to validate and report on product health, functionality and operability in our Customer Zero end to end test environments. As the in-house customer, we have a unique opportunity to positively impact the quality of the solutions and services we deploy.

Who You’ll Work With

Our geographically distributed team of senior level Quality Engineers works closely with our Platform and Product Development, and Deployment teams to deploy and operate a continuously tested customer-like environment. The team’s mission is to quantitatively evaluate all aspects of our software’s deployment and operation experience, and work with our stakeholders to drive improvements in quality, processes and operations costs.

Who You Are

You have solid experience as a Software Engineer or Software Engineer in Test, and in developing automated tests. You are comfortable in the cloud and on prem. You are excited at the prospect of joining a new group and helping create the processes and tooling that enable the group to provide value in the deployment pipeline. You are a strong communicator who can evangelize the group’s customer-centric focus.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • 3-5+ years in software development / automated test development positions

  • 3+ years developing and using tests driven by an automated test framework

  • Expertise in a scripting language (Bash/Python/etc. we use Python), Perl or Ruby

  • 5+ years Linux/Unix command line expertise

  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure – AWS preferred

  • 1+ years experience with logging, monitoring and alerting solutions such as ELK, Prometheus, Sensu, Grafana

Desired Skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience with containers and container orchestration – Docker and Kubernetes preferred

  • Ability to collaborate closely with geographically distributed teams

  • Experience deploying, operating and/or troubleshooting aaS, cloud based products

  • Experience with Simian Army tools

  • Video experience in one or more of the following areas a plus, but not required

  • Video On Demand workflows

  • Video Back office functionality including resource management and billing

  • Content Management

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.