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Infrastructure Engineering Leader - SD-WAN

Cisco Systems Inc.
Milpitas, CA 95035
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Internet became a reality because of Cisco and its intelligent innovations in WAN engineering over multiple decades.  We are reinventing WAN now and disrupting the market. If you love the challenge of building a highly scalable intelligent distributed system, then please join the party. We are abstracting WAN infrastructure and programmatically building a highly flexible controller-based software defined solution to provide intent based networking. Our solutions provide secure connectivity to user & device from anywhere in the world to their favorite application running in cloud, on premise or as SaaS.  We give the opportunity to learn and innovate in a vast technology space of Routing, Security, Analytics, Telemetry, Distributed System, Machine learning and endless other areas. We strive to create an open and transparent culture where we embrace new ideas with open arms.

Join us and be part of the high energy team, help transform and build intelligent internet.

What You'll Do

Our SDWAN Controller Infrastructure Engineering team is responsible for a critical surface area of the SDWAN fabric that operates globally at a massive scale. You will work on various ground-breaking technologies in Enterprise Switches and Routers connecting cloud infrastructure and applications. You will have the opportunity to work with leading-edge networking technologies in the area of SDWAN.

Who You'll Work With

You will participate in many creative projects, with the authority and scope to apply your expertise in a dynamic engineering environment. Our team values collaboration, learning, focus on impact and sweating the details. In a typical day, you might investigate a technical problem, work through a design with your team, build a tool for customers, investigate an area of code you might want to improve, or figure how to scale the system while maintaining a high quality bar. 


- Collaborate closely with Product Managers and Architects on roadmaps and priorities to build the next generation of SDWAN controller infrastructure.

- Distill complex problems and propose simple, elegant solutions. Be responsible for the performance and results of engineering team.

- Mentor and guide junior team members in a player-coach model.

- Investigate and fix customer issues. Have empathy and deep attention to detail.

- Help raise the quality bar to avoid customer issues in an agile and incremental model.


- 4+ years of engineering management experience

- 5+ years of experience building and owning multi-threaded, distributed backend systems

- Development experience in Java/Scala/Golang, C, Python/Shell

- Experience with OS, Db internals, search, filesystems, inter-process messaging, networking concepts

- Cloud and container technologies experience is a plus

- BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their rare talents to work as a team and make a difference.
Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
  We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better
   We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.
Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco




Posted: 2021-02-26 Expires: 2021-04-29
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