Full Job Description
Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day. This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one – your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies. Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.
The communications networking industry is undergoing transformative change and Ciena is leading the charge with a fresh wave of innovation uniting optical and packet technologies. As a trusted partner to over 1,000 customers in 60+ countries, Ciena builds networks that fundamentally changes the way our customers compete
What we’re looking for:
We believe in the power of people. We are a network strategy and technology company that is motivated by making a difference in people lives – their productivity, their creativity, their health and comfort. That’s why our engineers design and implement technologies that allow people to do great things.
We’re looking for an experienced, motivated, and talented individual interested in progressing their career in Data plane forwarding software development for Layer 2 and Layer 3
What will you do at Ciena?
Develop advance features based Layer 2/Layer 3 data path software.
Author and contribute in software design, development, validation, and documentation to deliver high quality, functionally excellent products.
Contribute to integration with enabling technologies including third party software, existing platform and hardware capabilities.
Strong C programming skills with strong debugging and trouble shooting skills over VxWorks/Linux platform.
BCM (XGS/DNX(Jericho/QMX/ARAD+/ARAD), Bridging, MPLS forwarding, IP forwarding, Traffic management, QoS, ACL, RFC2544, LAG
Good knowledge of MPLS technologies like Uni-directional, bi-directional tunnel, FRR, BGP etc.
Relevant software development experience including product deliveries of advanced networking software systems
Demonstrable self-initiative and “can do” attitude to find and implement the best solutions for customers.
Education and Experience:
Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, effectively able to collaborate with multiple teams across geographically diverse areas.
Effectively able to work independently with little hands-on supervision delivering to aggressive timelines.
Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome. We attract the best and brightest– those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success. Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values: Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.
Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose. We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world. With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!
Being You @ Ciena
As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual’s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally. Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination. Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measures required for you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
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