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AppD Senior Software Engineer, Data Platform

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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About AppDynamics

AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance, and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. Our integrated suite of products is built on our innovative, enterprise-grade App iQ Platform that enables our customers to make faster decisions that enhance customer engagement and improve operational and business performance. AppDynamics is uniquely positioned to enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformations by actively monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing complex application environments at scale which has led to proven success and trust with the Global 2000. 


About the Role


Our data platform powers AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform. It handles billions of requests per day and massive amounts of metrics, events and other data. It is real time, very scalable and highly available. It is the source of data for performance monitoring and troubleshooting, policy evaluation, workflow automation, data visualization, and slice & dice data analysis. Come join the Data Platform team and build the worlds next great Application Intelligence Platform.  The engineers in this team have a passion for big data and analytics, horizontally scalable and highly available platforms. They understand the importance of data collected from every application and component in a software defined business environment - web, mobile, server, infrastructure, hardware, and how stitching all that together enable the most advanced and effective business and IT decision making.

About You

You are the kind of engineer that loves solving the hardest data scaling problems and are comfortable rolling your sleeves up. You also have:

  • Deep understanding of how distributed databases work and how to efficiently model for a mixed workload of heavy write traffic with bursts of analytic style reads.

  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms and software design with strong analytical and debugging skills

  • Significant experience working with Hadoop, Core Java, Scala or equivalent at the data platform level.

  • Proficient with at least one scripting language and SQL.

It is a huge plus if you have,

  • Experience with time series metric data model and storage tradeoffs

  • Experience working on shipped or SaaS Enterprise Software.

  • Experience with infrastructure as code and a solid understanding of continuous deployment into a modern container based environment.

  • Participated as a committer in a top level Apache project or equivalent.


We know that the award-winning culture at Cisco AppDynamics is something to brag about, but here are more reasons that make you excited to get out of bed to come in the morning, like:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401k match (4.5%)
  • Wellness perks (gym, hobbies, education, store discounts, personal finance)
  • 4 weeks PTO, 5 days VTO, 14 holidays (including 1 birthday PTO and 1 floating holiday)
  • Mandatory company shut down between Christmas and New Years
  • Weekly catered breakfast and lunch, and all the snacks, fruits and drinks your heart desires, monthly happy hour events, and weekly massages
  • Brand new state of the art office in downtown San Francisco, centrally located near BART, Caltrain, Muni, the ferry, and a bike share station
  • Free shuttle service and pre-tax commuter benefits

Just a note

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Cisco AppDynamics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Cisco AppDynamics employee. Cisco Cisco AppDynamics will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Cisco AppDynamics.

Cisco AppDynamics is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other unlawful factor.  Cisco AppDynamics complies with all applicable laws, including those regarding consideration of qualified applicants with criminal histories (such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance).  If your disability makes it difficult for you to use this site, please contact talent@appdynamics.com. Cisco AppDynamics participates in E-Verify.



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Posted: 2020-01-17 Expires: 2020-07-11
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