Linux/PPC leads needed

Sadakathullah Mohamed Ali (mohamali) mohamali at
Fri Mar 14 04:47:53 EST 2008

Hi LinuxPPC Guru's

I am sending these leads your way on behalf of Cisco's Embedded system
software manager.

Please send responses to mohamali at

Cisco has 3 positions which are very similar 2 Technical lead positions
and 1 Sr. Software Engineer position(Linux, Power PC, Bring up and
Drivers, Diag software (U-boot) ) 
Req 1: Technical Lead (New product) - (Driver, board bring up, Linux,

Location: San Jose, CA

Cisco is looking to hire a  tech lead - Software engineer. This is a
highly skilled, high power team with a goal to make significant
contribution to the way Cisco designs and develops system software in
the datacenter.
Sr. System Software Engineer with the following experience/skills: 
*8+ years C programming, embedded OS and device drivers
*Solid grounding in Linux/Unix internals
*Hardware board bringup, ability to read schematic drawings
*PowerPC assembly, a plus
*Familiarity with Clearcase, cvs or other SCM systems
*Ability to document and communicate original designs
*At least a BSCS or BSEE
*Good communication skills
*Strong team player

Desirable Skills:

*Knowledge and understanding of networks and networking software
*TCL , PERL, Python or other scripting language
*Knowledge of Cisco's Data Center OS is a Plus.

Req 2: Tech lead - Diag software development - Cisco's new digital video

The successful applicant must have a proven track record of bringing
products to market, and should possess the following particular skills
and experience: 

* 7-10 years of experience working as a software engineer with a hi-tech
* Experience with the bring-up of complex PC boards with advanced CPU,
DSP, and Ethernet chipsets. 
* Experience with embedded processors (Intel, Freescale) 
* Linux experience 
* UBoot experience 
* ATCA experience highly desirable 
* Experience in managing and working with external developer resources. 
* Demonstrated ability to successfully influence win-win
cross-functional dynamics. 
* Applies high degree of ingenuity using broad parameters for foundation
of decisions. 
* Makes product level decisions independently. 
* Technical, Industry, Business and Cross-Functional Knowledge. 
* Have outstanding communication, presentation and written skills as
well as an ability to deal effectively with both technologists and
business representatives and to sell and promote ideas across the

* Requires BSEE, BSCS or equivalent training with 7-10+ yrs related exp.
Masters degree desired.

Thanks and Regards

Mohamed Ali
mohamali at
Mobile :510-402-7625
225 E Tasman Dr San Jose, CA United States 

More information about the Linuxppc-embedded mailing list