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Senior Firmware Engineer
⚙️ Really an Engineer ⚙️

Cisco Meraki is hiring a
Senior Firmware Engineer

As a senior network systems software engineer, you will be responsible for architecting and implementing features that improve the reliability, simplicity, and performance of our products. You will have the opportunity to work across our stack developing software that spans from device drivers and routing code all the way up to our distributed, cloud-hosted backend. Our projects 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.

For this role, you can choose from a number of work locations: San Francisco, San Jose, or Kitchener / Waterloo, Ontario.

You are an ideal candidate if you:

  • Can develop and implement core network protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, ARP)
  • Have 4+ years of experience writing professional production code
  • Experience developing and troubleshooting in a Linux environment
  • Are fluent in C and C++
  • Experience writing concurrent programs
  • Understanding of OS fundamentals and experience working in both kernel space and user space
  • Have effective communication skills and a strong ability to collaborate with others
  • Are self-motivated and willing to learn new things and take on new challenges

Bonus points for:

  • Experience building cloud-based infrastructure and services (e.g. web applications)
  • Scripting skills in Ruby or Python
  • 802.11 protocols and WiFi technologies
  • Background knowledge in RF, Digital, and wireless communication
  • Understanding of network security fundamentals
  • Experience working with version control, specifically Git

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

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.




Compensation Range:
$160,300$232,900 USD

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.: When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations. For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive target, and do not include equity or benefits. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.   

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