Software Engineering Manager, Embedded Platform (Remote)

Cisco Meraki

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time


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Meraki Software Engineers breathe life into our cloud-managed network-attached devices, which include switches, routers, wireless access, and security cameras. We use real-time telemetry from thousands of deployed networks spanning the globe to continuously improve the performance and stability of our products. We are passionate about building real products that our customers love.

Meraki MS is an enterprise-grade line of network switches that are entirely managed from the cloud. Our mission is to bring Meraki simplicity to the network switching market, leaving our users delighted with ease of install and with our robust monitoring to solve problems and answer questions about their networks.

As a Software Engineering Manager, you will drive all technical aspects of embedded platform software delivery, including requirements definition and refinement, design, estimation, implementation, unit and system-level testing, as well as deployment. You will participate in silicon and product roadmap decisions, provide schedules and resource estimates, and drive successful chip bring-up, validation, prototype/DevKit support, and ultimately deployment of millions of customer devices. Your team is a center of excellence for developing all of the MS embedded platforms.

You will partner with Product Management, Hardware Engineering, and third-party vendors to define and execute the platform roadmap. You will also grow your team, provide technical direction and career development opportunities, and nurture the team's culture of quality, teamwork, and inclusiveness.

You are an ideal candidate if you have:

  • 4+ years of technical leadership experience in embedded networking platform development
  • 3+ years experience managing teams who have shipped and supported embedded routing platforms
  • Extensive board bring-up experience including but not limited to ARM and x86
  • Good understanding of hardware architecture and schematics
  • Experience in coordinating and working with cross-functional teams, such as hardware, diagnostic and third-party vendors to ensure smooth operation and ship on time

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with modern C++ (C++11 and further)
  • Experience with an Agile methodology (e.g., Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience with networking platform development

Does this sound like you? We’d love to hear from you!

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.


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