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Platform Engineer - Cisco Digital Network Architecture 1288430

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Technical Lead - Platform Engineering

Who We Are

Cisco is transforming the networking industry. To make this happen, we are heavily investing in team responsible for The Network. Intuitive. We are disrupting the industry by building a new networking platform that can learn, adapt, and secure itself at the speed of todays businesses. This Digital Network Architecture platform automates network management and provides our customers with state-of-the-art analytics and insights. This team's innovations span artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, IoT, security, automation, and more.

Who You'll Work With
As we build the new network, we need you to bring your new ideas and enthusiasm to jump into opportunities, transforming industries as they emerge and grow.  You will collaborate with a creative team to take on some of the toughest challenges in the tech world. 

Are you passionate about working on groundbreaking technology with global impact? Are you pumped about making billions of connections happen? Will you be our next hire?

What You'll Do

We are looking for seasoned software engineering and technology visionaries to join the Cisco DNA-Center Platform team. The responsibility includes building highly reliable and scalable services and designing innovative platform solutions.

  • Build high performance, highly scalable, complex and distributed systems using containerized micro-services end to end
  • Develop simple solutions to address complex problems.
  • Engineer an integration platform that connects discreet, heterogeneous, streaming, high-volume, very large scale, multi-cloud ready, internal and external systems using highly modular reactive architecture micro-services framework.
  • Contribute to a metadata driven, future-ready, high quality, and performant code base.
  • Bring technical solutions to the leadership team, feedback on solutions recommended, new product ideas with the team through design review, pair programming, code review and tech talk.
  • Ability to share technical solutions and product ideas with the broader team through design review, code review, proof-of-concepts and show and tell.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms and products
  • Although your primary technology of work would be Java, you will be ready to take up the right alternative (Python/GoLang/NodeJS/etc.) when situation demands it.

Who You Are

The ideal candidate must enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment with a take-charge, can-do attitude and is able to demonstrate flexibility and resiliency.  Be ready to work at a technical level up and below your capabilities when encountering challenges and willing to switch to technology stack outside your comfort-zone that demands the current need.  Work with geographically distributed teams across different time zones.  As a key senior engineering and technical leader, tag along a core group of engineers, leadership team and product management to deliver cutting edge systems and platforms.  You will design, develop and deploy the face of one of the largest and most complex data / integration platforms and solve one of the most challenging scaling requirements that is deployed on the cloud as well as on-prem appliances.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (or above) in engineering/computer science with an overall work experience of 12+ years in software development.
  • Extensive Java backend experience designing and developing platforms, frameworks and components for a highly scalable, high performing distributed systems
  • Expertise in modern stack: JAVA (Lambda, Stream, Concurrency), Actor based, Reactive programming, Stream processing, micro-services development, API (REST)
  • Proficiency in Cloud and containerization: Docker / Kubernates,  AWS/Azure/GCP, use of cloud services such as AWS EKS/SES/SQS/SNS/Pinpoint, etc.
  • Proficiency in at least one stack outside of Java: Python, GoLang, NodeJS
  • Experience in API Gateways, REST based services (server and client side)
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design
  • Development / build tools: Jenkins, Gradle/SBT/Maven, GIT
  • Exposure to SQL/NoSQL: Elastic Search, Postgres, MongoDB, Casandra, Graph Databases / GraphQL.
  • Solid understanding of very large scale, high performance, real-time, cloud agnostic platforms and solutions
  • Expertise in building modular, metadata driven components that clearly demonstrate their server-side and client-side responsibilities and capabilities
  • Experience in multi-tenant system design, cloud and container-based deployments, integrations and workflows
  • Strong verbal / written / documentation / presentation skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Product engineering experience
  • Be highly flexible and adaptable and demonstrate passion for platform development

Why Cisco

Intent-based networking is the difference between a network that needs continuous attention and one that simply understands what you need and makes it happen. Its the difference between doing thousands of tasks manually and having an automated system that helps you focus on business goals. Cisco DNA is the open, software-driven platform that turns that vision into reality. Virtualization, automation, analytics, and cloud, all in one architecture.  Cisco is once again pioneering the next age in networking. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

At Cisco, each person brings their unrival 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

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Posted: 2020-05-13 Expires: 2020-07-13
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