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Senior Control Plane Engineer

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Cisco

15d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Software Engineering
  • $150.9K - $222.2K
  • San Jose

AI generated summary

  • You need 7+ years' experience with CS/EE/CE degree. Strong C/C++, Python skills, network protocol expertise, SDN/NFV, troubleshooting abilities. Packet forwarding system knowledge is a must.
  • You will design, develop and test the Control Plane for Cisco 8000 platforms, utilizing your experience in network engineering and software development.

Requirements

  • MS/BS degree in CS/EE/CE or technical equivalent.
  • 7+ years' of related work experience.
  • Software Development experience using C, C++, and/or Python.
  • Experience developing routing protocol stack in vendor NOS or in open-source networking stacks like FRR, Quagga.
  • A deep understanding of network protocols such as BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, MPLS, etc.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Segment Routing, L2VPN and EVPN technologies, BIER and Controller based Solutions.
  • Understanding of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) principles, Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and related technologies such as OpenFlow, network overlays, and virtualized network functions.
  • Packet forwarding operating systems internals, algorithms, and computer architecture.
  • Experience with MPLS based VPNs (MVPN, L3VPN, L2VPN).
  • GIT, Jira, Jenkins and CI/CD pipeline tools.
  • Virtualization and container technologies including KVM/Qemu, Docker and/or Kubernetes.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to identify and resolve complex network issues, including packet capture analysis, log analysis, and protocol debugging.

Responsibilities

  • As a Control Plane Engineer, you'll join an agile team engaged in the design, development and testing of the Control Plane required for the Cisco 8000 platforms utilizing experience listed in the basic and preferred qualifications listed below.

FAQs

What qualifications are required for the Senior Control Plane Engineer position?

The basic qualifications for this position include a MS/BS degree in CS/EE/CE or technical equivalent, 7+ years of related work experience, software development experience using C, C++, and/or Python, experience developing routing protocol stack in vendor NOS or in open-source networking stacks like FRR, Quagga, and a deep understanding of network protocols such as BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, MPLS, etc.

What are some preferred qualifications for the Senior Control Plane Engineer position?

Some preferred qualifications include experience and/or knowledge of Segment Routing, L2VPN and EVPN technologies, BIER and Controller based Solutions, understanding of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) principles, Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and related technologies such as OpenFlow, network overlays, and virtualized network functions, experience with MPLS based VPNs, GIT, Jira, Jenkins and CI/CD pipeline tools, virtualization and container technologies including KVM/Qemu, Docker and/or Kubernetes, and strong troubleshooting skills to identify and resolve complex network issues.

What will be the main responsibilities of the Senior Control Plane Engineer?

The main responsibilities include joining an agile team engaged in the design, development, and testing of the Control Plane required for Cisco 8000 platforms utilizing experience in routing protocol stack development and network operating systems. The engineer will work on solving networking challenges through routing protocol enhancement designs and have an automation first mindset with experience in scripting languages and test frameworks.

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Benefits

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  • Flexible work practices

  • Generous paid time off + holidays