JOB: Software/Hardware Quality Assurance Engineer with expertise in security appliances.

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CISCO=92s IronPort group is looking for a topnotch Software/Hardware
Quality Assurance Engineer with expertise in security appliances.
Please contact me if you are interested.


Software/Hardware Quality Assurance Engineer

Location San Bruno, California

About the team: Common Platform Technologies (CPT) is a cross
functional group that gets to work on all of Cisco IronPort's products
(Email Security Appliance(ESA), Security Management Appliance (SMA),
Web Security Appliance (WSA)). CPT is responsible for the substrate of
the Cisco IronPort product line. We do common hardware, low-level
device drivers, user interface APIs, operating system architecture for
AsyncOS, and all of the meaty components at the heart of Cisco
IronPort's products. CPT is a fast-moving organization that requires a
diverse set of skills. We live and breathe FreeBSD, python, and
various other technologies. Technology is part of our name!
Releasing on a very rapid cadence, CPT QA spends very little time
validating user interfaces or rerunning tests on different platforms.
Instead, we have new hardware and complex backend infrastructure
systems that require an ability to grasp challenging abstract concepts
and form strategies to efficiently qualify and understand these

Technology: FreeBSD, Python, Embedded OS, BIOS, Firmwares, OS kernel
drivers, NFS, Samba, DNS, Apache, TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP, SSH, IPv6p,
=95 Certify enterprise class hardware appliances and embedded real time
OS according to a specification.
=95 Perform reviewing of product requirements and functional
specification, develop, execute, and automate test specification and
test cases.
=95 Determine and scope test requirements and plan within the framework
of a program independently and take initiatives and responsibilities
for projects while collaborating with others.
=95 Work with cross functional teams in the entire life cycle of
software development including Development, Manufacturing, Product
Management/Marketing, and point product teams.
=95 Work with platform QA teams (ESA, SMA, WSA) to deliver product
releases with high quality in multiple levels of system software
=95 Be an integral part of QA team while continuously participating in
improving process and test methodologies, execution efficiency, and
Requirements and skills
=95 5 years of professional experience in software and hardware testing.
=95 working experience in UNIX server (FreeBSD preferred) hardware and
software configuration and setup (NFS, Samba, DNS, Apache, etc)
including networking and hardware debugging and troubleshooting
=95 Have working knowledge of routing and network protocols including
=95 Have working knowledge of PC server internals including RAID
subsystems, IPMI, PCI interfaces.
=95 Working knowledge in scripting languages (Python, Shell, Perl)

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