Cisco Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Additional Location(s) Remote US, Canada

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

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

  • Job Id 1227156


Cisco’s Systems Engineering group is responsible for the physical design, end to end verification, delivery and maintenance of next generation digital video systems and IP video solutions. As a Systems Engineer, you will be part of a highly collaborative cross-site team contributing to all phases of the systems development life cycle from pre-sales to deployment. This role has the potential to work across multiple currently deployed video platforms.


  • Provide technical support for pre-sales engagements

  • Assist with the development of formal RFI and RFQ proposals

  • Build and deliver proof-of-concept video technology demonstrations

  • Assist in the design technical solutions to meet business objectives and requirements

  • Analyze individual components to determine suitability for system deployments

  • Integrate Cisco video and content delivery solutions with 3rd party systems

  • Complete system performance analysis and capacity planning

  • Determine optimal system configurations for lab and field releases

  • Actively work with development and support teams to troubleshoot system issues

  • Create detailed system design and installation documentation for Cisco products

  • Take part in the installation and validation of end to end systems at customer sites

Education & Skills Required

  • University degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience

  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies in a challenging and fast-paced work environment

  • Strong AWS cloud administration and troubleshooting skills

  • Experience with automation technologies like Ansible and Salt an asset

  • In-Depth knowledge of TCP/IP networking, configuration, and monitoring

  • Ability to analyze and evaluate complex IP video and digital cable system issues

  • Exceptional system debugging and troubleshooting skills

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to manage day to day tasks with minimal direct supervision

  • UNIX system administration experience would be an asset

  • Software development experience would be an asset

  • Database system administration experience would be an asset

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.