Cisco Meraki

Test Engineer (Early in Career) / QA Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
December 12, 2023

As a Test Automation Software Engineer at Cisco Spaces, you will join a test automation team that is fully embedded within our Software Engineering team. We handle all types of testing projects for our cloud managed products, from nightly feature tests across the latest software to performance testing of all kinds. We run large scale testing to measure how small changes could impact our performance. Our automation framework is being used across software engineering and we continue to make it more intuitive.


You may design a testbed from the ground up and change topologies on the fly. You will have an in-house automation framework at your disposal as well as APIs to hook into for further automation. You will have the autonomy to craft and implement a solution as well as the knowledge and experience of team members to help you along the way.

You will get to learn some of the cool cloud technologies and automation tools for both UI and backend. Through testing you will gain firsthand knowledge about the performance and be able to guide the team in improving the quality before we release the product.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, a related field, or 2+ years of relevant work experience is required.
  • 0-2 years of experience writing professional production code.
  • Has strong motivation to work in an agile environment with a can-do attitude.
  • Proficient with programming languages such as Python and or JavaScript.
  • Working knowledge of core network protocols like TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, VLANS, etc.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience using development infrastructure tools such as Jenkins, Git, Gerrit, and JIRA and/or have experience with Database solutions (e.g, InfluxDB, PostgreSQL, etc)
  • Experience with scale and performance testing and related tools.
  • Experience with creating test plans from specifications,
  • Worked with virtualization or container technology, such as ESXi, Xen, Docker, etc.
  • You have CCNA, AWS/ GCP/ Azure Cloud experience or equivalent certification.
  • Hands-on experience with application logging, reporting and monitoring tools like Grafana.
  • Advanced knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), including DevOps process and Agile methodologies.

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