Test Automation Engineer Winter 2023 Internship (Meraki)
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: September 20, 2022
REMOTE WINTER INTERNSHIP (JANUARY - APRIL, FULL-TIME WORK
SCHEDULE, MONDAY- FRIDAY 40 HOURS PER WEEK)
CISCO MERAKI BUSINESS UNIT
Simplicity. Meraki makes setting up, managing, and maintaining
networks easier than it has ever been before. Simplified and
smarter networking means that businesses run more efficiently, and
more people have reliable access to the information they need.
Meraki enables connectivity everywhere from neighborhood cafes to
education institutions to global hospitality groups operating
thousands of sites.
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 firmware images 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. Our products are used in over a million networks and our
customers rely on our products to serve ten of millions of people.
With the large footprint that we have, quality is our highest
priority. We are looking for the newest additions to our teams who
are as passionate about quality as we are. Meraki engineers put the
customer experience first, own projects from beginning to end, and
are empowered to make impactful decisions. Your contributions will
make direct impact to the success of our business.
Meraki believes that the quality of our product is dependent on the
quality of our engineers. We place a high value on nurturing the
growth and development of everyone on our team. We foster an open
and encouraging workplace where everybody is given the opportunity
A day in the life of Test Automation Engineering Intern:
You may design a testbed from the ground up that has the ability to
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.
In addition to software testing, you may have a chance to work on
our latest hardware appliances from an early phase of development.
You will get to learn some of the cool technologies inside the box.
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.
What does it take?
You are pursuing a technical bachelors degree or have equivalent
experience with a strong foundation in the fundamentals of computer
science and computer networking -OR- pursuing a educational
training program and/or technical associates
You are proficient in scripting languages such as Ruby or
You are proficient in Lunix and REST API
You have solid understanding of core network protocols like TCP/IP,
DHCP, DNS, VLANS, etc.
You have experience in performance testing
You have CCNA or equivalent certification
You have familiarity with UI framework such as
You have familiarity with IPv6 and routing protocols like OSPF and
You have worked with virtualization or container technology, such
as ESXi, Xen, Docker, etc.
You have used development infrastructure tools such as Jenkins,
Git, Gerrit, and JIRA and/or have experience with Database
solutions (e.g, InfluxDB, PostgreSQL, etc)
Intern Program Overview:
Meraki interns and co-ops join the team for 12 and 16 week
programs, respectively, and are placed directly onto sub-teams.
During the program, interns/co-ops have the opportunity to work on
a small starter project, such as integration and implementation of
new tools, before spending the bulk of the program on a larger
project, such as building the infrastructure for a new service.
Projects are multi-functional, which allow insight into new
languages and technologies, help encourage professional growth
within engineering, and allow a sense of ownership within the
Meraki's engineering teams place a high emphasis on mentorship.
Each intern and co-op is matched 1:1 with a mentor who provides
continual feedback and guidance throughout the duration of the
program. Mentors help with introductions to other team members,
overviews of tools and processes, and provide a seamless
integration into Meraki life.
Weekly social events
Customized laptop and desk setups
Medical coverage plans
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.
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 COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners
is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread
of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the
pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related
travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting
third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and
Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law,
and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required.
The company will consider legally required
accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons
as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with
applicable law. Additional information will be provided to
candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the
offer time based on region.
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