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Developer Advocate - DevOps

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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The Team

Cisco Cloud and Compute group offers innovative solutions that unifies computing, networking, storage, public cloud, and systems management into a single integrated architecture. Cisco cloud & compute products have received strong support from customers and partners alike.

The Role

This is a technical position, related to the evangelism, technical capability marketing, development feedback, operational knowledge, and adjacent technology coordination of emerging technology relative to the cloud, container, container management, DevOps toolsets and usage, and ecosystem players. There will be a focus in the Intersight Services and how we tie into many of these industry technologies. This person will be a key contributor toward total system product capability definition, evangelizing technically complex details in easy-to-understand collateral, formulating inbound and outbound content, and providing detailed market feedback to engineering with respect to architectural definitions.

This person will be responsible for providing hands on technical guidance and support to customers and partners for all ITOps, DevOps, and related technology. Example deliverables will include whitepapers, implementation guides best practices, technical presentations, and content for various Cisco and industry events. This person will also contribute and aggregate external inputs around modern operational and architectural needs into ongoing product definitions and iterations.

This person will be challenged with not only executing detailed tasks given to them but asked to take directional goals and develop the set of tasks that are required to achieve those goals. This particular individual will have additional responsibility in becoming an architectural leader on the subject of the inner workings of our cloud and related compute offerings. One key skill will be the ability articulate and drive our development efforts to keep modern needs and best practices clear to all stake holders from our executive team, through the development leadership. Industry expertise in a wide array of tooling and technologies (examples are Git, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Terraform, Prometheus, Istio, etc.) is required.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience with 5+ years of related work experience

Public speaking skills with a preference for formal training in this area

Proven experience with knowledge, technical familiarity, and sustained expertise in the following (in the areas of architecture, deployment, configuration, and management):

- Technical Marketing experience with focus on field support is a plus

- In-depth understanding of kubernetes technology and operation at public cloud providers and large enterprise customers

- Hands on experience in kubernetes concepts, structures, and features as they apply to a customer environment

- Experience and knowledge that covers aspects from the server or other consumer, all the way into the hypervisor and operating system dependencies

- Kubernetes ties into Network, Server, and Storage with real world deployment experience

- Strategic understanding of and broad experience in applying elements of DC lifecycle marketing including launch, transition and end-of-life

- Understanding of modern API methods including RESTful and JSON components


Proven ability to understand complex enterprise level technical situations, related business challenges, and be able to communicate strategies for effective solutions

Manage multiple priorities efficiently and effectively

Experience in generating various technical documents and reports

Requires moderate global travel

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-10
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