1+ months

Platform Engineer - Cisco Digital Network Architecture

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113

What You'll Do


As a PaaS Solution Architect, you will support the internal developer community by taking a hands-on consultative role in use of Microservices Architecture, Cloud Native Development and use of Application PaaS. You will engage with the Developers and Architects to understand use cases and map capabilities to our Industry leading Application PaaS platform. In addition to shaping requirements and use cases, you will deliver technical demonstrations and proof of concepts.


You will articulate and educate on technical and functional concepts to a variety of audiences, including release and delivery managers, architects, Cloud operations teams, and senior technical management. You are a person with unique solution mindset that bridges capabilities and outcomes. You understand and practice a DevOps mindset to deliver continuous value to the stakeholders.


Who You'll Work With


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 Multi-Cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, IoT, security, automation, and more.


Who You Are


You are a technologist at heart and will create and deliver reference architecture and starter application kits to support the large community of developers and solutions architects, successfully manage and execute technical proof of concepts along with Application teams, collect feedback from the stakeholders and work with Engineering leaders to enhance product roadmap.


You will be required to:


30 Days:

  • Complete the on-boarding process and become certified PaaS platform Engineer
  • Shadow Platform team in stakeholder meetings, demonstrating ability to start leading conversations with current Consumers of the Platform
  • Deliver first Reference Solution presentation and first technical demonstration


60 Days:

  • Internalize existing internal platform customer success stories and establish repeatable reference architecture models
  • Deliver first solution starter kit


90 Days:

  • Help progress the new teams onboarding lifecycle
  • Delivery Solution boot camps reducing time for new teams to start delivering value on top of the platform
  • Participate and contribute to the knowledge base.


What You'll Need

  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a Solution Architect or equivalent working experience
  • Significant technical experience in Cloud Computing technologies and automation
  • Ability to break down complex problems and implement custom solutions or scripts beyond just basics to demonstrate thoroughness of problem solving and automated security
  • Experience in DevOps environments working with and influencing developers to maintain security through CI/CD processes.
  • Experience working with container technologies including Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with the development, deployment, and automation of Cloud Native solutions in an enterprise environment


Desired Skills

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical skills in area of study
  • Interest in sharing knowledge and providing guidance
  • Masters Degree or equivalent working experience
  • Any recognized Solution and cloud-specific certifications

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: 2020-08-23

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