Senior Program Manager

What You’ll Do

We are seeking a hardworking, passionate Program Manager to join our Program Management Team, to manage industry leading Routing Hardware Development programs within the Service Provider Group. The primary responsibilities of the role are;

  • Manage complex development Programs
  • Prepare program plans, schedules and budgets, working closely with Teams from Engineering, Supply chain and support functions.
  • Conduct program reviews and provide/present accurate program status and progress reports to Program Teams and Senior Management.
  • Identify risks and devise mitigation plans to avoid or minimize impact and deliver products per commitments (Schedule, Quality, Budget)
  • Accurate program budget planning and pro-active management of budget and spending.
  • Ensure that program follows Cisco/ISO/TL9000 processes
  • Conduct appropriate reviews and maintain documentation for external ISO/TL9000 audits.

Who you will work with:

Our Team works with teams from Engineering Development, Supply Chain, Compliance and Customer support in planning, execution and delivery of Hardware development programs.

 

Who you are:

You love working in a dynamic changing environment. You are a tight-knit collaborator with superior influencing and facilitation skills. You understand larger scope of the work you’re doing and assign and supervise results. You work independently and are quick to learn new skills. You bring a can-do attitude with flexibility and resilience. You apply structured problem solving (taking a large, complex problem and breaking it down into components, involve others as needed, drive resolution). Essential Requirements include;

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Extensive program management experience in Hardware Engineering Development or similar environment (PMP a plus)
  • Technical Competence to the degree required for effective interaction with Engineering
  • Strong written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

Engineering Project Manager

As an Engineering Project Manager supporting the Core Hardware Group (CHG), you will interface across Engineering, Product Marketing and Operations teams to support strategic planning and meetings management (e.g., scheduling, preparations, follow-ups). You will oversee key components of highly visible/complex projects from start to completion (e.g., support scope, schedule, budget, metrics, risk management). You will support team communications and data reporting, content development (e.g., digital presence, deckbuilding) work for monthly/quarterly cadences and the Virtual Team community.

Being part of the PMO team means being surrounded by passionate, intelligent, and creative people who are determined to deliver products to market that directly benefits business outcomes. The Project Manager is an integral part of the cross-functional program team that will develop the plans, processes, and rigor that are needed for delivering complex systems on time and within budget while meeting all required quality standards.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading cross-functional product development teams
  • Scheduling and hosting weekly product team meetings covering multiple projects
  • Publishing product team meeting minutes within 24 hours of meeting conclusion.
  • Present project status to stakeholders and senior leadership monthly
  • Ensure team adherence to Cisco processes and methodologies
  • Track and allocate transceivers as required by Engineering

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business and/or related technical field
  • Superb communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) to management and team members
  • Ability to develop process workflows and synthesize data to support planning frameworks and reporting
  • Solid multi-functional, virtual management skills (coordinate work sessions, and progress/status meetings)
  • Effective time management skills – ability to prioritize and support multiple projects/timelines with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Knowledge of tools like BOX, Smartsheet, OneDrive/Sharepoint, that allow for virtual teamwork
  • Project Management certification is a plus

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

Mechanical Design and Test Engineer

Cisco Transceiver Module Group is seeking a mechanical engineer for creating part models, assemblies, drawings and design revisions in CAD to support optical transceiver modules and necessary mechanical fixtures.

The candidate will coordinate and track documentation from design phase to product release, incorporating input from multiple organizations including Photonic Integrated Circuit, CMOS IC, ASIC, and module hardware teams.

This individual will be working closely in a larger team with mechanical designers, system architects, ASIC engineers, Package engineers and other very talented and knowledgeable SI engineers in creation of next generation, high performance optical transceiver modules.

Responsibilities and Desired Skills:

The responsibilities will include but are not limited to, the creation & modification of product design documentation files such as Solidworks parts, assemblies, and drawings

Oversee the review & updates of Contractor Manufacturer documentation, DFM updates and Solidworks files

Coordinate & track documentation from design phase to product release, incorporating input from multiple organizations

Fixture & Tooling design & fabrication: Engage with engineers to define fixture and tooling requirements, as well as supply houses for drawings, quotations, fabrication, assembly, and design verification

A solid understanding of various manufacturing techniques; machining, diecast, injection molding highly preferred

Capable of reverse engineering Solidworks 3D models to fix or remodel part, with a solid understanding of the feature tree

Able to recreate old models and copy part features into new models for more robust designs

Management of files within the Solidworks PDM Vault

Support dimensional inspection, verification and fit of incoming parts, including use of a measurement microscope

Additional lab support as require

Minimum Requirements:

Must have experience with parametric 3D solid modeling (Solidworks, Creo)

Minimum 3 years Solidworks Experience, advanced users highly preferred

BSME or ME Associates or Equivalent

Mechanical Tooling and fixture design for testing and assembly equipment

Understanding of manufacturing processes such as machining, diecast and injection molding desired

General understanding of Design Documentation (internal Part Numbers, Part Revisioning practices)

General understanding of Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

Solidworks and Vault administration (Enterprise PDM) is highly desirable

Experience with Windows Office EXCEL & PowerPoint

Photonics experience or knowledge preferred but not required

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

Power Test Engineer

Develop & test the next generation of the industry leading Ethernet Switches for Enterprise & Campus Access/Core segments. Innovate and shape the Internet of Everything.

The Team

You will be working with a very dynamic, energetic and talented team on the product delivery of industry-leading access, aggregation and core enterprise switches. Teamwork, high quality, integrity, customer focus and innovation are the hallmarks of our team.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct system performance testing to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability.
  • Work with testing team to develop performance test plans and cases.
  • Perform & Analyze PhyQual IEEE Test cases and review results and coordinate with development teams for bug fixes.
  • Debug complex issues at system level & component level including CPU, ASICs, FPGAs, Power supplies, etc.
  • Leverage automation to implement test strategy & improve productivity
  • Test product’s compliance to internal specs as well as industry standards
  • Provide detailed issue mitigation & drive issues to closure
  • Document test plans, procedures, test reports, & updates
  • Help root cause  issues & support customer escalations

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must demonstrate strong professional and technical competence. They shall possess excellent oral and written communication skills, be responsible and capable of self-direction, have strong skills driving self and organization to improve performance, be a team player, and display a high level of maturity. They should willingly accept challenges, be customer focused, possess excellent technical knowledge and skills, and be highly motivated.
  • Experience with test equipment such as oscilloscope, digital voltage meter, Variable Network analyzer, Sifos, and High energy test equipment.
  • Live and work near San Jose, CA
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University or 5+ years a power validation engineer at the component level
  • Candidate local to the San Jose, CA Area
  • 5+ years’ experience in Test Automation including planning, assessments & script development
  • Professional written and interpersonal skills when communicating with team members and engineering team

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

 

Diagnostics Development Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Service Provided Networking Group – Central Engineering (SPNG-CE)

You will be part of a global hardware Diagnostics development team, a very dynamic group usually working in a fast paced environment. You will closely interact with Diagnostics team members and cross-functional teams from around the world (China, India, Canada and Italy). As a Diagnostics Engineer you will be exposed to state-of-the-Art technologies used in Core and Edge routing Cisco products.
Your main focus will be to ensure high quality of our Products, by developing component and system level embedded software. The diagnostics Software is target to verify ASIC, FPGA, Board and system designs in Engineering as well as Manufacturing.
We are looking for motivated individuals, outgoing who enjoy challenging tasks. Excellent Software background and strong understanding of Hardware is required. Solid problem solving skills and ability to troubleshoot software and hardware issues are highly desirable.
We offer a great opportunity to grow your technical skills set and gain visibility and recognition among others groups.

ROLE and RESPONSABILITIES

  •   Design and develop component and system level
    diagnostics software/firmware for system, board, FPGA and ASIC design verification and validation in engineering and manufacturing.
  •   Author diagnostic functional specification to provide guidelines for implementation to achieve the highest level of test coverage with fault isolation at the component level.
  •   Provide inputs to the hardware team for Design-For-Testability (DFT). Work closely with HW design, SW development and manufacturing teams, and promote team collaboration.
  •   Initiate informal reviews of ideas and technical objectives within and across functional teams
  •   Develop and execute detailed test plans and automate software tools to validate diagnostics software. Requires hands-on test automation and programming experience.

REQUIREMENTS:

Essential Skills (MUST):

  •   MSEE/CS combined or MSCE with 2+ years of related experience
  •   BSEE/CS combined or BSCE with 4+ years of related experience
  •   Excellent “C” programming skills
  •   Solid background in hardware
  •   Seeking candidates with good driver-level or embedded software skills/experience.
  •   Familiarity with UNIX development environment
  •   Strong problem solving and debugging skills
  •   Ability to translate engineering and manufacturing customer

    requirements into design objectives

  •   Self-motivated and able to work effectively in a team environment
  •   Good English written/oral communication skills
  •   Ability to design, plan, and schedule a complex diagnostics project

    Desirable Skills :

 OS and Kernel development experience

 Relevant industry experience with routers/switches.
 Experience with test equipments (eg: oscilloscope, logic analyzer)  Experience with assembly programming language
 Experience in team and project management

Justification

 Diagnostic team is critically under staffed for the past few years. In order to scale and support the increasing number of projects from our Client BU , we need to add new developers to the team, to ensure high quality SW and support is delivered.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

Full Stack Developer

Desired Skills & Qualification

* Bachelor’s with 6+ years of work experience / Master’s with 4+ years of work experience in Computer Science or equivalent

* Solid Experience with Java, JavaScript

* Solid knowledge on Spring MVC and Spring Boot Framework

* Strong experience in HTML5, CSS3, Spring Data, JQuery, Hibernate, JDBC and other supporting front-end or back-end technologies

* Good understanding of Oracle database and Tomcat server

* Good experience with scripting languages, Python or Shell

* Good experience working with Unix/Linux/Windows environments

* Add on experience with REST API’s, Web Services, Unit Testing and Java Build tools

* Strong analytical, debugging, and problem-solving skills

* Strong OOP skills, ability to analyze requirements and prepare design.

* Strong experience with Agile development incorporating Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, utilizing technologies such as GIT, Maven and Junit

* Ability to code a dynamic UI that can be flexible based on functions and choices, as the user builds tests, choices based on the options chosen will change the interface with pertinent options.

* Ability to build an application that is multiple-platform compatible, systems run on Linux or Windows, users from Mac/Windows laptops/tablets/phones.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for a highly motivated mechanical design engineer that will mainly be responsible from carrying out various types of measurements and acquiring data on Cisco hardware equipment. This position will report to the Technical Leader of Mechanical Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering Manager. Responsibilities for this position include but not limited to:

  • Implement the selected design using Creo 3D CAD and provide all the necessary drawings, critical to function dimensions, and 3D files to allow the design to be prototyped and manufactured.
  • Design heat sinks using guidance from thermal simulations and create the drawings and 3D files to prototype and manufacture the parts.
  • Provide 3D models to be used in thermal simulations.
  • Provide PCB design drawings and 3D files to the ECAD design team. Work with the electrical engineer and PCB layout to address placement concerns. Check the final design of the PCB.
  • Work in the lab for system setup, bring up, debug
  • Schedule and manage peer and cross-functional team reviews of your design.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum education: Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and 6+ years of EMS design experience
  • Good knowledge/use of MS or Open Office is a must.
  • Familiarity with PTC Creo is a must.
  • Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • 4 years of experience in a product development and/or qualification environment.
  • Broad knowledge in design constraints associated with sheet metal, plastic, PCB layout and die-cast design.

 

Optional Skills:

  • MBD (3D PDF) preferred
  • Design of and manufacturing of fixtures for experiments, components for prototypes, etc.
  • Relevant experience in the mechanical design of computer/network equipment designed to operate in data centers is preferred.
  • Experience designing sheet-metal parts using soft and hard tooling guidelines a plus

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

MDVT Engineer

Roles & Responsibilities:

– Perform optical transceiver module validation in system level MDVT (Mechanical Design Verification Test)

– Configure and execute mechanical tests on multiple Cisco switches/routers

– Execute system-level MDVT (including Mechanical Shock and Vibration, Altitude, Drop, Tipover, Humidity, Fit, Thermal, Airflow, Acoustic, HALT)

– Operate and debug the testing equipment and stations to resolve testing issue (environmental chambers, Network Traffic Generators, etc.)

– Provide detailed issue details and description, and drive issues to closure

– Write test report and document the test procedure and result

– Work cross functionally with hardware engineers to ensure robust test methodology and timely issue mitigation resulting in high product quality

Preferred Qualifications:
– B.S. in Mechanical Engineering 2-4 years of relevant experience

– Hands on experience with electrical and mechanical test and measurement equipment (traffic generators (Ixia, Spirent), optical attenuators, digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes)

– Hands on experience with basic networking on various Cisco networking platforms, including Cisco IOS/NXOS configuration

– Possesses a quality-oriented mindset and attention to details

– Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills

– Ability to diagnose problems and communicate failures to the team

– Knowledge and understanding of Mechanical and Environmental stress testing methods (Mechanical Shock and Vibration, Altitude, Drop, Tipover, Humidity, Fit, Thermal, Airflow, Acoustic, HALT), test tools (environmental chambers, CMM machine, Network Traffic Generator IXIA, SmartBits etc.) and industrial standards a plus

Desired Skills:

– Experience with Cisco Test Tracker or other automation test tools

– Good written & verbal communication skills

– Ability to work well with others

– Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a dynamic work environment

– A “can do” attitude, independent thinking, and ability to articulate complex technical issues in an effective manner

– Tenacious and patient engineer with strong multi-tasking, decision making, and problem-solving skills who is also focused on innovation and dedication to customer success

– Working knowledge of mechanical fabrication and assembly processes a plus

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

EDVT/MDVT Engineer

Roles & Responsibilities:

– Perform optical transceiver module validation in system level EDVT / MDVT (Electrical/Mechanical Design Verification Test)

– Configure and execute tests on multiple Cisco switches/routers

– Develop and execute tests using automation platform

– Operate and debug the testing equipment and stations to resolve testing issue

– Provide detailed issue details and description, and drive issues to closure

– Write test report and document the test procedure and result

– Work cross functionally with hardware engineers, software engineers, and external vendors to ensure robust test methodology and timely issue mitigation resulting in high product quality

Preferred Qualifications:
– B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with 2-4 years of relevant experience

– Hands on experience with electrical and mechanical test and measurement equipment (traffic generators (Ixia, Spirent), optical attenuators, digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes)

– Hands on experience with basic networking on various Cisco networking platforms, including Cisco IOS/NXOS configuration

– Possesses a quality-oriented mindset and attention to details

– Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills

– Ability to diagnose problems and communicate failures to the team

– Good mechanical aptitude (use hand tools and power tools to build/modify setups)

– Good knowledge and understanding of Mechanical and Environmental stress testing methods (Mechanical Shock and Vibration, Altitude, Drop, Tipover, Humidity, Fit, Thermal, Airflow, Acoustic, HALT), test tools (environmental chambers, CMM machine, Network Traffic Generator IXIA, SmartBits etc.) and industrial standards

Desired Skills:

– Experience with Cisco Test Tracker automation test tool

– Familiarity with major electronics designs used in optical telecommunications

– Good written & verbal communication skills

– Ability to work well with others – both internal and external teams

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

ODVT Engineer

Role & Responsibilities

  • Review engineering specs, IEEE Standards, & devise overall test  strategy for new products
  • Integrate new equipment and develop test systems and environments
  • Leverage automation to implement test strategy & improve productivity
  • Test product’s compliance to internal specs as well as industry standards
  • Provide detailed issue mitigation & drive issues to closure
  • Document test plans, procedures, & test reports
  • Help root cause field issues & support customer escalations
  • Work cross functionally with system designers, diagnostics engineers, customer escalation engineers, & external vendors to ensure robust test methodology & timely issue mitigation resulting in high product quality

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSEE/CE with 2-4 years of experience or MSEE/CE with 1-2 years experience.  AA degree with relevant experience can also be considered
  • Hands on experience with electrical and optical test & measurement equipment.  Labview knowledge is a plus

 

Desired Skills

  • Hands on experience with electrical and optical test & measurement equipment – oscilloscopes w/CDR, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, noise generators, traffic generators (Ixia, Spirent), BERT, etc.
  • Knowledge of fundamental hardware blocks & subsystems – CPU/microcontrollers, LVDS signaling, PCIe, USB, clocking, basic signal integrity & power issues
  • Familiarity with following standards – 802.3 10/100/1000, 802.3ae, 802.3af, 802.3ba, SFF8431
  • Extensive experience with instrument control & automation – working knowledge & hands-on experience with Labview automation software
  • Sound troubleshooting & diagnostic methodology
  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others – both internal & external teams
  • Ability to learn things quickly & adapt to a dynamic, fast paced  work environment
  • Flexibility to work during night shift hours – 9pm to 5am or similar timeframe
  • A “can do” attitude, independent thinking, & ability to articulate complex technical issues in an effective manner

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com