OpenStack – Senior Software QA Engineer

For years, Cisco’s vision has been to change the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns. Our vision is more relevant today than ever. We made the Internet what it is today. First, we focused on creating connectivity. Now, we’re entering the Internet of Everything transition—an era where we’ll help create unprecedented value by connecting the unconnected.

The Internet of Everything is a global industry phenomenon that is driving the biggest market transition for Cisco and our customers. This includes the intelligent connection of people, process, data, and things. It’s where everything is converged on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant and valuable than before.To help us bring this vision to life, join us in our exciting journey.

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  • Define test requirements in support of Cisco’s open source cloud platform.
  • Develop automated scripts and environments to facilitate thorough codecoverage.
  • Actively contributing to the cloud platform technical strategy, architecture, and software lifecycle management processes, as well as development, integration and QA plans.
  • Actively engage the OpenStack community and other relevant open source work efforts to ensure alignment of Cisco contributions to those projects.
  • Influence others to support the cloud platform initiative, and help grow the extended team, both external and internal to Cisco.
  • Engage with customers, partners and developers as required to support the Cloud platform and its roadmap.
  • Communicate with stakeholders and team members to provide regular updates on progress and issues to address


The ideal candidate will have a unique blend of superior knowledge of developing/testing open source software based systems and experience with cloud infrastructure development. He/she will have significant engineering experience in setting technical requirements, architecture, designing, developing and delivering system software platforms. Relevant experience must include successfully delivering a large emerging systems software development project on schedule.

Required Experience, Skills, and Characteristics include:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in CS/EE, or equivalent experience is required.
  • 10+ years of software platform development test experience, with 4+ years of this being relevant experience in web-based scalable systems platform software design and development.
  • Strong coding skills with emphasis on writing modular and scalable code in python.
  • Experience with other web programming environments, such as Java or Ruby on Rails is desirable.
  • Direct experience with Linux Kernel software and related infrastructure.
  • Knowledge and experience with OpenStack, OpenNebula or a similar Cloud infrastructure platform is highly desirable.
  • Project experience with agile/spiral development and other state-of-the-art development processes and tools.
  • Experience with and interest in open source software communities and active participation in OpenStack projects.
  • Experience working with product managers to define requirements and usability of systems software.
  • Ability to write tutorials/documentation and give presentations to customers and partners. Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.Strong ability to influence others and build consensus using good written and verbal communication skills and customer facing skills.


OpenStack@Cisco is an exciting initiative at Cisco focused on working with the OpenStack community to create game changing open source cloud infrastructure software. Cisco’s objectives include providing leadership in the definition and development of network capabilities in OpenStack, ensuring that OpenStack installations can take advantage of Cisco’s industry leading compute and networking technologies, and playing a role in the success of the OpenStack project and ecosystem as a whole.

We are seeking great developers who are interested in joining our OpenStack based Cloud project, responsible for developing a highly scalable Cloud platform based on OpenStack. As a key member of this team, you will be working in a collaborative “startup like” model with a team of recognized experts. This is an excellent opportunity to become a key contributor to OpenStack projects, while creating the next generation of network-centric cloud architectures

We are looking for candidates that have a passion for delivering high quality software and show a complete sense of ownership for delivery of the product.

So if you share our passion for technology innovation and you love to interact with industry thought leaders on a daily basis, this is the job for you.

We look forward to receiving your application and CV.

As we realize our globalization strategies and move in to new markets, our diverse, inclusive culture also creates a competitive advantage for Cisco. It ensures we have the fresh ideas and execution capabilities and the local knowledge we need to best serve our customers and build our presence around the globe. By gaining a better understanding of the world and the differences in its people we can change the way it works, lives, plays, and learns.

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