At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect, empower, and drive us. Our mission is to simplify technology so our customers can focus on what's most meaningful to them : their students, patients, customers, and businesses.
We’re making networking easier, faster, and smarter with technology that simply works.
The modern world runs on the internet, and the internet cannot exist without its underlying infrastructure. Meraki makes setting up, managing, and maintaining that infrastructure easier than it has ever been before.
Meraki enables connectivity everywhere from neighborhood cafes to education institutions to global hospitality groups operating thousands of sites.
In this role, we are looking for someone to help us expand and refine the capabilities of our wireless access points beyond simply Wifi.
As the world becomes more connected the need to support and simplify that connectivity grows. As a senior wireless feature engineer, you will be tasked with architecting and implementing systems that help establish Meraki APs as viable and fully capable IoT gateways.
You will work with a variety of sensors including, but not limited to environmental and security sensors, thermostats, door locks and more.
With millions of Meraki APs deployed worldwide, this is an unrivaled opportunity to build something that could have an immediate and significant impact throughout the world.
Here at Meraki, we
Believe that the quality of our product is dependent on the quality of our engineers.
Place a high value on nurturing the growth and development of everyone on our team.
Foster an open and encouraging workplace where everybody is given the opportunity to succeed.
Are driven by technological innovation and developer creativity in addition to market demands, giving you the structure and freedom to pursue projects you are most passionate about.
With millions of people using Meraki products around the world, your work will have a significant impact from the day it is deployed.
Example projects within this role :
Developing an onboard software-defined radio to allow communicating over various protocols.
Crafting and implementing a secure and efficient authentication mechanism to allow safe and easy client connections.
Integrating Wi-Fi and IoT drivers to add support for established protocols and systems.
Establishing a reporting system that is simple and intuitive and gives customers good insight into their network and clients.
As a Technical Leader , you will :
Be at the forefront of architecture, design, own projects from initial ideas, block-diagram concepts, to prototype, all the way to shipping features in next-generation Meraki products
Participate and lead various architectural discussions. Collaborate with Product Management teams and cross-functional software teams to develop secure, reliable, and scalable features that are built with simplicity and quality in mind.
When things don’t go quite as planned be bold to dig into the code and come up with clear ideas to move forward, guiding, mentoring junior engineers and be the point of contact for features owned and produced by the team!
Collaborate with other Engineers across product teams to continually improve our Feature design, development, and deployment practices
You are an ideal candidate if you :
BS / MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
Have 10+ years of experience writing professional production C and / or C++ code for embedded system architecture
Strong knowledge of TCP / IP(v4, v6) networks, Layer 2, Layer 3 networking, QoS, Security, application security expertise (L2 / L3 firewall, IPS, IDS), DNS, DHCP, ARP
Expertise in developing Linux user space and kernel space code, knowledge of memory, linux stack, IPC mechanisms & SKB
Experience with build systems (Yocto, OpenWRT) and Gnu Makefiles
Comfortable working with network protocol analyzers like Wireshark, using Traffic generating tools Ixia chariot
Have effective interpersonal skills and a strong ability to collaborate with others.
Are proactive and willing to learn new things and tackle new challenges.
Bonus points for :
Knowledge of wireless protocols (e.g., 802.11r, 802.11v, 802.11r, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, Zigbee, 4G)
Deep understanding of wireless protocols and network security fundamentals
Experience building Cloud-based infrastructure and services (e.g. Web applications).
Passion to lead, improve code, implement design patterns, best coding practices.
Meraki is headquartered in the Mission Bay area of San Francisco, with beautiful views of the Oracle Ballpark and the Bay beyond.
There are also locations in San Jose, Chicago, and Austin. All locations offer a generous benefits package.
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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