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Senior Platform Engineer

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Senior Platform Engineer

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

We are looking for software engineering and technology visionaries to join the DNA platform team. This includes building highly reliable and scalable services and designing innovative platform solutions.

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?

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 engineering, 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 are deployed on the cloud as well as on-prem.

What You'll Do

  • Build high performant, highly scalable, complex, and distributed systems 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 a highly modular micro-services framework.
  • Contribute to a 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, proofs-of-concept, 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 Go and Java, you will be ready to take up the right alternative (Python/NodeJS/etc.) when the situation demands it.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or above) in engineering/computer science with an overall work experience of 8+ years in software development.
  • Extensive experience designing and developing platforms, frameworks, and components for highly scalable, high performing distributed systems
  • Expertise in modern stack: Stream processing, micro-services development, API (REST)
  • Proficiency in at least one stack of: Java, Python, Go
  • Experience in API Gateways, REST-based services (server and client-side)
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design
  • Cloud and Development / build tools: Jenkins, Gradle/SBT/Maven, GIT, AWS/Azure/GCP.
  • Exposure to SQL/NoSQL: Elastic Search, Postgres, MongoDB, Graph Databases, and queries / 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, API Gateways, integrations, and workflows
  • Strong verbal and written / documentation / presentation skills

Desired Qualifications:

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

Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! 


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Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.
Posted: 2022-07-18 Expires: 2022-10-17
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