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SRE Technical Leader |AWS|SAAS

Cisco Systems Inc.
Bengaluru, KA 560002
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Who Youll Work With

Cisco is offering an excellent opportunity to be part of a small, innovative team with a low process, high-efficiency culture. We are looking for a highly upbeat Service Reliability Engineering (SRE) Technical Leader who can combine technical acumen of scaling public cloud services with strong leadership skills.

Our team is playing a crucial part in leading breakthrough cloud-delivered security capabilities to the thousands of Cisco current and future customers worldwide. Today, we handle more than 80 billion daily Internet requests from 65 million+ users around the world. Our cloud-delivered services cover a wide spectrum of security services spanning - Secure Internet Gateway, DNS security, CASB.

Working at Cisco Cloud Security means being surrounded by hardworking, intelligent, and creative people that are determined to disrupt the Internet security industry with creative ideas, extraordinary research and unrivaled products and services. Its a place where the best ideas are quickly transformed into products, features, campaigns, and company-wide practices, so it wont be long before you witness the results of your hard work. The team is empowered to craft our technology and product roadmap. Bring your talent and desire to deliver innovative capabilities across an organization that is ripe with opportunity, both short and long term. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies and able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity.

What You'll Do

Site Reliability Engineering is about combining development and operations knowledge and skills to help make the organization better. Whether you have a development background and are interested in learning more about operations or you are a DevOps/Systems Engineer who is interested in developing SRE practices, tools and methodologies for the group - we can benefit from your skill sets.

  • Articulate technical characteristics of services and technology areas and guide development teams to engineer and add capabilities to existing features and tools.
  • Responsible for complex or critical issues that have not yet been documented as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Utilize a deep understanding of service topology and the dependencies required to troubleshoot issues and define mitigations.
  • Understand and explain the effect of product architecture decisions on systems.
  • Learning new technologies and building integrations into many platforms
  • Crafting a strong technical foundation; able to define architecture and design, and get under the hood of sophisticated architectures, systems, and interface design
  • Be a technology evangelist and innovator introducing new tools and technologies
  • Meaningful status quo, demonstrating risk-taking, and implementing creative ideas
  • Collaborate successfully with the product, designers, and a broad set of internal technical partners (across multiple internal groups)
  • Ensure product releases are high quality, deliver excellent user experiences, perform seamlessly at scale, and comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Partner with peers to see opportunities for code sharing, common services, joint application development, etc.

Who You Are

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will be working as part of a technically skilled team to deliver and maintain highly available application services and infrastructure; enable high scale CICD pipeline processing, business critical components and features.

Preferred :

  • 13+ years of Software Development experience and proven track record building/supporting/scaling solutions on a public cloud platform (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Technical expertise in Python, Java, Middleware and Database used in developing/operating large scale distributed services / applications
  • Experience and knowledge of various storage services internals, benchmarks, testing in cloud including migrations expertise
  • System Administration including Linux internals, TCP/IP, DNS, Load balancing technologies, Windows internals
  • Experienced in designing predictable monitoring systems to ensure proactive early detection of failures.
  • Cloud network experience
  • Container administration and development utilizing Kubernetes, Docker, Mesos, or similar
  • Infrastructure automation through Terraform, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Packer or similar
  • Knowledge of cloud compute technologies, network monitoring
  • Experience with Cloud Orchestration frameworks, development and SRE support of these systems
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines including VCS (git, svn, etc), Gitlab Runners, Jenkins, Rundeck
  • Working with or supporting production, test, and development environments for medium to large user environments
  • Experience in developing scripts to automate software deployments and installations
  • Experience in a 24/7 high-availability production environment
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Hands on AWS infrastructure experience.
  • Experience working with Kafka, RabbitMQ, or hosted queueing systems.
  • SQL and key-value databases experience (PostgreSQL, Redis, ElasticSearch)
  • Understanding of high availability architectures.
  • Experience of queued or pipelined cloud services.
  • Experience of infrastructure automation

Other Skills/Capabilities:

At the core of Software Engineering, every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership, and business core proficiencies, including:

  • Agile Practices
  • Business Analysis
  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving

Behavioural Skills/Capabilities:

  • Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective
  • Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Crucial
  • Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Great Leadership Demands Courage
  • Educational Qualification: Engineering Degree in Computer Science

We Are Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Heres how we do it.

Posted: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-12-03
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