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AppD Software Engineer IV - Analytics

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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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 You 

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

Basic skills:

  • 7+ yrs of experience preferred. (Bachelors degree in CS or related course preferred)
  • Significant experience working with Core Java
  • Sound knowledge of everyday/fundamental data structures, algorithms and other computer science basics
  • High level of familiarity with Java frameworks, OOAD and Design Patterns, RESTful design
  • Prior experience building application infrastructure software is a definite advantage
  • Comfortable with Unix/Linux OS to develop, deploy and maintain software 

Advanced skills:

  • Experience with analyzing, optimizing and writing low latency, parallel and concurrent code
  • In depth knowledge of at least one distributed system and/or data store
  • Experience building software for both Cloud (AWS) and On-premise setups

Breadth of knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of how a JVM or similar managed environment works internally and ability to tune and debug complex programs is a definite plus
  • Sympathy towards computer architecture basics in order to design and write high quality software
  • General awareness of the theory behind distributed systems will be highly regarded
  • VM/Container technologies are a plus

 Attitude and working style:

  • Passionate about producing the best quality software and sharing your enthusiasm
  • Prior open source contributions are a plus
  • Comfortable working with other engineers, reviewing code, collaborating on design while following a lightweight Scrum process
  • Mentor less experienced engineers
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance and Operations teams to deliver and deploy high quality software on time

About the Role

This teams charter is to build the Big Data Infrastructure and Platform to ingest, manage and process all events at Cisco AppDynamics in near real-time, and to support analytical capabilities and interactive querying of events at a massive scale. The Cisco AppDynamics Big Data Platform has been designed to scale to massive data volumes on the order of tens of TBs of data and 100s of billions of events in near real-time. The technology stack is based primarily on Elasticsearch and Kafka and is deployed as a set of microservices built using DropWizard.

You will be responsible for design, architecture and delivery of features with highest quality following the industry leading software development practices. You serve as a thought leader in Big Data and Data infrastructure engineering and constantly innovate the platform to remain ahead of the curve. You collaborate with cross-functional teams to architect, design and deliver end-to-end features. You provide technical direction to junior engineers and coach them in technical areas. The engineers in this team have a strong passion for solving complex data problems and building infinitely scalable and highly available platforms. Come join the Analytics team and build the worlds next great Application Intelligence Platform!


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: 2019-07-22 Expires: 2019-10-21

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