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. We place a high value on nurturing the growth and development of everyone on our team.
We foster an open and supportive workplace where everybody is given the opportunity to succeed.
About the team :
You will join the MR firmware QA team that is fully embedded within Software Engineering. The QA team builds and runs any and all software and hardware tests to ensure that new releases meet our quality and reliability standards.
Our products are used in over a million networks and our customers rely on our products to serve tens of millions of people.
With the large footprint that we have, quality is our highest priority. We are looking for a Senior QA Wi-Fi engineer who is as passionate about quality as we are.
Your contributions will make a direct impact on the success of our business. Meraki engineers put customer experience first, own projects from beginning to end, and are empowered to make impactful decisions.
As a Senior Wi-Fi QA Engineer, you will focus on the following :
Design and execute test plans and testbeds to support next-generation Wi-Fi products and features
Develop IPv6 test topologies and implement IPv6 tests for Wi-Fi quality assurance
Own test topologies and testbeds from topology-diagram inception, to proof of concept testbeds that scale well, all the way to a production test in our release cycle
Collaborate with Functional and Release engineers on the team to plan release timelines for upcoming products and software releases
Collaborate with Automation engineers to scale, improve and maintain testbed operations
Collaborate with Software teams (Platform, Features, etc) as well as Hardware and Product Management teams to develop reliable and scalable testing processes for existing and upcoming products and software features
Collaborate with Wi-Fi chipset vendors on a regular basis to fix and solve low-level Wi-Fi issues that might block releases
Mentor junior engineers and provide technical guidance in scoping out their projects
You are an ideal candidate if you :
BS / MS in Computer Networking, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
Have 7+ years of experience working with Wi-Fi 802.11 technology
Have 3+ years of experience in Wi-Fi QA and testing technologies / tools
Have experience working with 802.11 protocols and enterprise Wi-Fi use cases
Have a proven understanding and work experience with TCP / IP for both IPv4 and IPv6
Have strong Computer Networking (VLANs, DHCP, TCP, UDP, VoIP) knowledge
Experience in analyzing Wireshark packet captures (wired and wireless) to solve and identify root cause of issues
Have experience in creating and executing manual and system-level test plans
Have experience in analyzing system-level test results and identifying red flags within a test
Bonus points for :
CWNA or equivalent certification
Experience with scripting or test automation using Ruby / Python
Experience in working with Jenkins and Jira
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.