Posted On Apr 21

Module Lead Embedded Software Engineer -TDM & OTN Testing


Location : Gurgaon, Haryana

Headquarters : Hanover, Maryland, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Embedded Software Engineer

Experience : Mid Level

Job Description

Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day. This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one – your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies. Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.

Candidate will be responsible for integration testing of PTS & POTS platform and releases. Testing will include understanding of platform, features, generating test plans, execution of of tests and automation of test cases for regression.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand - platforms and features to test, supported feature requirements
  • Develop test plan, review the plan with design and execute the test cases on corresponding releases.
  • Understand automation framework and automate the test cases
  • Verify the automated suites and run the suites for regression & sanity

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study
  • Hands on Experience in TDM & OTN technologies : Functional, System, Performance and Scale

Hands-on experience needed for the following :

  • Testing Experience in TDM & Optical Domain including SONET/SDH, DWDM, TDM Synchronizing Principles, OTN (G.709)
  • Good working experience with Network technologies (TDM, MPLS, Ethernet & Optical)
  • Good working knowledge of OTN Standards including OTN G.709 , G.7710..etc..
  • Experience in TDM/OTN traffic generators is essential – ONT/VIAVI, EXFO, Tberd, IXIA(IxNetwork/IxExplorer)
  • Automation experience in TCL or Python
  • Understanding of L2/L3 & MPLS technology with exposure in routing & switching is good to have i.e. OSPF,ISIS ,MPLS, RSVP.
  • Experience in both Manual and Automated testing environments is required
  • Understanding of Waterfall & Agile models of development


About Ciena
Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome. We attract the best and brightest– those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success. Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values: Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.

Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose. We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world. With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!

Being You @ Ciena
As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual’s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally. Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.

Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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