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Software QA Technical Lead - Bangalore

Cisco

Cisco

IT, Quality Assurance
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

At Cisco Meraki, our intuitive platform enables organizations of all sizes to deliver customer and employee experiences at scale. To provide best-in-class technologies to our customers, we've created an unrivaled company culture for our employees. One that is collaborative, flexible, and inclusive and provides employees with the autonomy to develop technology that's intuitive, secure, and accessible for everyone.

Meraki Software Engineers breathe life into our cloud-managed network-attached devices, which include switches, routers, wireless access, and security cameras. We use real-time telemetry from thousands of deployed networks spanning the globe to continuously improve the performance and stability of our products. We are passionate about building real products that our customers love.

As a Software QA Technical Leader, you will initially focus on accelerating release of our latest Firmware features to customers. You will be mainly responsible for

  • Testing Switching Layer2, Layer3, IPv4, Ipv6, Multicast, Security Features manually and using our automated test suites
  • Making updates to Test Automation Framework to enhance the Framework scope
  • Building New Feature test automation scripts developing new features to support the future growth of the product, both in terms of functionality, simplicity, scalability, and availability.
  • Our projects are driven by technological innovation and developer creativity in addition to market demands, giving you the structure and freedom to pursue projects you are most passionate about. You'll have the opportunity to work across teams to design test systems for features to solve complex problems for our customers. With millions of people using Meraki products around the world, your work will have a significant impact from the day it is deployed.

You are an ideal candidate if you have:

  • Fluency in Python
  • Technical leadership level experience in software engineering
  • Strong proficiency in using traffic generators such as IXIA for automated testing
  • 8+ years of experience in a production software engineering environment
  • A strong networking foundational knowledge (LANs, routing, switching, wireless)
  • Experience developing and troubleshooting in a Linux environment
  • Experience working with and writing concurrent programs
  • Have good knowledge either of Layer-2 switching (802.1Q/xSTP/LAG/ARP) or Layer-3 routing (BGP/IP/OSPF/VPN/IPSec/NAT/DHCP), networking technologies and security features, such as Cisco TrustSec, Access-List
  • Understanding of OS fundamentals and experience working in both kernel and user space
  • A focused, organized approach to development, testing, and quality
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Bonus points for:

  • Experience building cloud-based infrastructure and services (e.g. web applications)
  • Understanding of network security fundamentals
  • Experience working with version control, specifically Git
  • Experience with Yocto
  • Experience with an Agile methodology (e.g., Scrum, Kanban)

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

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.

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco typically pays as follows:

.75% of incentive target for each 1% of revenue attainment up to 50% of quota;

1.5% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 50% and 75%;

1% of incentive target for each 1% of attainment between 75% and 100%; and once performance exceeds 100% attainment, incentive rates are at or above 1% for each 1% of attainment with no cap on incentive compensation.

For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.