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Senior QA Engineer

Cisco is always looking to identify talented people, especially QA Engineers to work in our Security Technology Business Unit. If you are reading this posting then we may not have an open job for a QA Engineering position in the Security Technology Business Unit right now, however it is highly likely we will in the future. If you are interested in working for Cisco in this capacity then please submit your details and CV or resume against this requisition so that when a suitable vacancy arises a Cisco representative can contact you directly.

The Security Technologies Business Unit (STBU) is a cornerstone of the Cisco Security strategy and provides Remote Access and VPN solutions to the networking world.

As part of the Quality Assurance team, QA Engineers are focused on all aspects of testing, measuring and improving software and hardware quality for the Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) family and Cisco's VPN Remote Access solutions.

The QA Engineer follows and develops further refinements to the software testing standards and processes to improve quality. The QA Engineer may be required to participate in all phases of the software development process, from requirements to delivery.

Key areas of responsibility include:

- Define and develop test strategies and plans to insure software and hardware quality of the Cisco VPN solutions
- Execute test plans and test cases according to release schedules and timelines and debug issues found during test
- Work collaboratively with Product Management, Development and TMEs to fully understand the product requirements and help define the product direction and solutions and bring issues to closure
- Contribute to automation and the development of automated solutions for feature, systems and solutions testing
- Provide test results and defect reports and participate in analysis of defects pertaining to release quality and prioritization
- Provide input to release quality and stability
- Contribute to strategies defining end-to-end Quality for the Cisco VPN solutions

Required skills:

- Knowledge of VPN security technologies such as IPSec, SSL, AAA, PKI
- Knowledge of TCL, Perl, Python or other scripting languages
- Demonstrated experience with automation development and automation environments
- Experience testing with embedded systems
- Basic routing and networking knowledge including TCP/IP, UDP, NAT knowledge is a must
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Ability to work efficiently, independently and as part of a team
- Good verbal, communication, written and organization skills
- 3-5 years or more of hands-on experience in Quality Assurance and testing

Desired Qualifications:

- BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math
- Knowledge of VMWare, and VMWare administration
- Experience with Cisco Cat6k, UCS, Nexus 7k and other Cisco hardware
- Experience testing a GUI based management solution. Experience with GUI automation tools a plus

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