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Software Engineering Technical Leader (Embedded Linux, Chassis Management)

Company: Cisco
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 14, 2024

Job Description:

What You'll Do

As a software engineering technical leader, you will be a key member of a team of skilled engineers crafting, maintaining and supporting embedded chassis management software for Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) family of products.

"Cisco UCS brings together compute, networking, and storage, all in a single system to power your applications."

This position is challenging and offers opportunities for growth.

Who You'll Work With

You'll be working in the UCS Chassis Management Controller team responsible for all aspects of chassis management, and working with all the other software teams that collectively deliver the entire UCS architecture. We work closely with many other teams within Cisco to deliver our industry leading products at high quality and on schedule.

Who You Are

Ideally you will have prior experience developing application and low-level software that runs inside a Chassis Management Controller or Baseboard Management Controller (CMC or BMC). At minimum, broad experience with embedded systems is crucial for success in this role. You must be capable and willing to learn.

We are seeking candidates experienced in system-level and low-level device programming. Candidates must have strong C programming skills and experience developing software that runs in an embedded Linux environment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 10+ years of C programming experience or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of Linux embedded software development experience or equivalent experience.
  • Strong Linux Networking knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Dedication to quality and attention to detail.

    Desired Skills:

    • Prior CMC/BMC experience.
    • Chassis power management.
    • Chassis thermal management.
    • Redfish, IPMI and/or SNMP.
    • Socket-based programming.
    • Bash scripting.
    • Linux kernel and driver experience is a plus.
    • Ability to read schematics is a plus

      Why Cisco?

      #WeAreCisco. We are all unique, but collectively we bring our talents to work as a team, to develop innovative technology and power a more inclusive, digital future for everyone. How do we do it? Well, for starters - with people like you!

      Nearly every internet connection around the world touches Cisco. We're the Internet's optimists. Our technology makes sure the data traveling at light speed across connections does so securely, yet it's not what we make but what we make happen which marks us out. We're helping those who work in the health service to connect with patients and each other; schools, colleges, and universities to teach in even the most difficult of times. We're helping businesses of all shapes and sizes to connect with their employees and customers in new ways, providing people with access to the digital skills they need and connecting the most remote parts of the world - whether through 5G, or otherwise.

      We tackle whatever challenges come our way. We have each other's backs, we recognize our accomplishments, and we grow together. We celebrate and support one another - from big and small things in life to big career moments. And giving back is in our DNA (we get 10 days off each year to do just that).

      We know that powering an inclusive future starts with us. Because without diversity and a dedication to equality, there is no moving forward. Our 30 Inclusive Communities, that bring people together around commonalities or passions, are leading the way. Together we're committed to learning, listening, caring for our communities, whilst supporting the most vulnerable with a collective effort to make this world a better place either with technology, or through our actions.

      So, you have colorful hair? Don't care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!


      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.

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