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AppD Senior Software Java Engineer IV

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Cisco AppDynamics is an application performance monitoring solution that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to provide real-time visibility and insight into IT environments. With our unique AIOps solution, you can take the right action at exactly the right time with automated anomaly detection, rapid root-cause analysis, and a unified view of your entire application ecosystem, including private and public clouds. Using Cisco AppDynamics, youll finally align IT, DevOps, and the business around the information that helps you protect your bottom line and deliver flawless customer experiences at scale.


About the Role

We are looking for innovative and passionate software engineers with a strong interest and committed to building high quality, low latency, high performance systems. You will be responsible for design, architecture and delivery of features with highest quality following the industry leading software development practices. 


  • Translate high level requirements into actionable tasks / deliverables
  • Build, implement, improve, and maintain next generation, high performance, and highly scalable services and own development features of medium to large complexity
  • Be a senior engineering who:
    • Contribute to and promote good software engineering practices across the team
    • Ability and desire to mentor junior engineers
    • Providing detailed and constructive design and code reviews
  • Participate in technical design, vision, and implementation strategy for services and components for the team
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance and Operations teams in an agile, DevOps-oriented culture to deliver and deploy high quality software on time
  • Provide accountability and ownership for all task assignments.
  • Know the latest technologies, development best practices and leveraging these findings in the product architecture


About You

  • 5+ yrs of experience preferred.
  • Solid programming background in an object-oriented development and Design Patterns.
  • Experience building a high performance, horizontally scalable, low latency services using the latest technologies
  • Understanding of threads, synchronization, locks, concurrent programming and load balancing
  • Excellent grasp of distributed systems and micro services
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills and direct experience with DevOps in a SaaS environment including monitoring, alerting and distributed tracing
  • You will need a deep understanding of modern cloud technologies and design patterns for building "always-up" services
  • Built products from the ground up and are able to communicate in greater detail
  • Passionate about producing the best quality software and sharing your enthusiasm
  • You are independent, but you can collaborate with others, and enjoy mentoring other engineers.
  • You can communicate effectively and frequently present your ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Have a good sense of organization to set expectations and keep working on a timeline, with the ability to document, communicate and justify all technology decisions and directions

About the Team

We are the Cloud and Infrastructure Edge Services team, we are are building a distributed, horizontally scalable, and microservice based services to support the AppDynamics Cloud and Infrastructure visibility and monitoring solution which provides insights into machine and infrastructure-level metrics like disk I/O, throughput, CPU utilization and memory usage, auto-discovering load balancers and visualizing network performance metrics in the context of application performance. Providing visibility into how every application component, line of code and important infrastructure resource is performing in public or private clouds, including Docker containers, Kubernetes, every microservice and key cloud-native technologies from Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Red Hat OpenShift and Pivotal Cloud Foundry.



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 paid time off (PTO), 5 days volunteer time off (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

  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 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. AppDynamics participates in E-Verify

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Posted: 2020-02-19 Expires: 2020-05-02

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