Junior Software Development Engineer In Test
Uxbridge, England, United Kingdom
27d ago

What You'll Do

As a member of this dynamic and international team, you will play an integral part in the DevOps software engineering process, working in a cross-

functional team on industry-leading enterprise collaboration products as well as developing tools and features to support the test automation infrastructure.

You are a flexible individual who can quickly adapt to new challenges and requirements, with a particular emphasis on ensuring quality and reliability of delivered software.

You will be following an Agile Scrum-like process in handling workload, prioritising work, communicating progress and Sprint planning.

You will be responsible for development, testing and delivery of various pieces of work. You might also be required to interact with the Cisco teams based in Silicon Valley and around the World via our advanced conferencing solutions and on occasion through fully-funded business travel.

There are opportunities to attend on-site training courses and external industry conferences.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Working as part of a team to deliver high-quality new features for our meeting server portfolio
  • Developing new ways of testing to improve product quality and reliability
  • Creating and maintaining fully automated tests, and contributing to our test infrastructure (Python)
  • Utilising exploratory testing to identify defects early in the SDLC
  • Helping to diagnose, reproduce and fix issues found by internal users and customers
  • Monitoring of and improvements to our Continuous Integration pipeline
  • Who You'll Work With

    Collaboration Technology Group (CTG) is part of a specialist centre for Cisco Collaboration Engineering located at Cisco EMEAR headquarters in Feltham and Uxbridge.

    You will work in a successful collaboration product development team who are industry world leaders in developing collaboration technology.

    We are looking to grow our application, system and security teams working on a wide range of products including our leading scalable Cisco meeting server portfolio.

    You'll gain a unique opportunity to gain a wide range of experience in networking, video and collaboration technologies.

    Who You Are

  • You are a developer and you want your software to work really well. You enjoy solving difficult problems to find and fix bugs, creating more reliable and higher quality software.
  • You like to automate workflows for a CI environment and for quicker development and testing.
  • You know how to analyse problems with software and you love to learn new skills and use the latest tools.
  • You are naturally curious and can use your creativity and intuition to explore, investigate and evaluate the quality of feature development.
  • You have :

  • Hands on experience of QA or software development
  • Experience in testing software, preferably using Python
  • Desirable Skills

  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with test automation tools and frameworks like Selenium or Cucumber.
  • Familiarity with DevOps, continuous integration, continuous delivery.
  • Familiarity with multithreaded / event driven / asynchronous software.
  • Familiarity with virtualisation software and containers (Docker).
  • Familiarity with writing automation scripts for networking media applications
  • Familiarity with open source tools like GStreamer and OpenCV
  • Familiarity with C / C++
  • Exposure to communication networking protocols
  • Exposure to cryptography
  • Exposure to video and audio encoding, and processing techniques and technologies
  • Experience / Qualification

    You have earned a good degree at a top university and have gained 1+ years of work experience in high-performance environments.

    Moreover, you have a proven track record of personal and academic achievements, and can demonstrate an ongoing interest in technology and development.

    Why Cisco

    We connect everything : people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals.

    And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

    We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation.

    We are dreamers and we are doers.


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