Senior Software Verification Test Engineer
Ciena Corporation - San Jose, CA

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Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, offers leading network infrastructure solutions, intelligent software and a comprehensive services practice. Our portfolio of software-centric optical and Ethernet platforms combines network element programmability, operating system commonality and management unification, and Carrier Ethernet-based transformation to enable our customers to change the way they compete. Our solutions form the foundation of many of the largest, most reliable and sophisticated service provider, enterprise, government, and research and education networks across the globe.

Ciena’s Carrier Ethernet Solutions (CES) portfolio is a complete family of products for the access and aggregation tiers of the network. Typically deployed from the metro edge to the customer edge, these products provide Carrier Ethernet business, transport and residential services.

The CES System Test team is seeking a senior test engineer to join our team of test professionals. The successful candidate will develop test plans and procedures, automated test scripts, and execute functional, integration, and system level software testing of Carrier Ethernet switches within the CES department.
Development of feature/functional and system level test plans/cases including test automation for CES Carrier Ethernet switches. Execution of test cases and reporting test results with artifacts using Quality Center (QC). Work with all levels of testing: functional testing, system integration testing, and network level testing. Requires continuous research to ensure software features meet identified standards, product marketing/functional requirements and customer solutions. Work closely with other departments (such as Development, Marketing, and Customer Support) to ensure accurate test cases are created and ensure highest quality is achieved. Participate in peer reviews for manual and automated test cases. Consult with software development engineers in resolution of defects.

Required Skills

Strong documentation and technical writing skills. Team oriented; strong interpersonal skills, and ability to understand customers’ perspective. Strong leadership ability. Good communication and time management skills. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects. Demonstrated ability to work well and stay focused under pressure. Strong commitment to product excellence and quality.

Experience Required

MS/BS CS/EE, 7+ years of experience Experience with defect tracking systems, test management systems and software revision control, including MKS, iTest (TCL/Expect knowledge desired), Quality Center and Perforce. Fluency and experience in data communication systems, networking, Ethernet switches, and real world topologies in general. L2/L3 protocol knowledge specializing in Carrier Ethernet Services: · MPLS (LER/LSR)
  • OSPF/ISIS
  • LDP/RSVP-TE
  • Carrier Ethernet Services
  • MEF Specific (EPL/EVPL/E-LINE/ELAN)
  • 802.1q (VLAN) – 802.1 QinQ
  • 802.1p (User Priority) w/L2 QoS-CoS
  • 802.1ag (CFM)
  • 802.1ah (PBB) – 802.1Qay (PBB-TE)
  • LACP
802.1d (STP) – 802.1s (MSTP) – 802.1w (RSTP) Experience with traffic generators such as Ixia (IxAutomate, IxNetwork, Spirent, Shenick (DiversifEye) and Agilent N2X for simulating real-world scenarios including conformance, performance, and scalability testing for Carrier Ethernet features. Hands-on experience with large L2/L3 topologies utilizing ALCALU, Cisco, and Juniper. Ability to resolve complex issues and adequately document test progress and results to provide weekly/monthly/annual metrics. Knowledge of basic software test processes. Experience with defect tracking systems, test management systems and software revision control, including MKS, iTest (TCL/Expect knowledge desired), Quality Center and Perforce.

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Ciena is an equal opportunity corporation and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.

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