1+ months

Senior Engineer Site Reliability (Cloud Platforms)

Cisco Systems Inc.
Bengaluru, KA 560002

Who We Are

As part of Cisco's Cloud-Native Transformation, were building and operating cloud-native stacks and this presents a unique opportunity to transform not only how infrastructure services are provided but also how applications are developed, tested, and operated.


What youll Do

Job Description

Our team is seeking a Senior Engineer Site Reliability Engineering with extensive experience in scaling and operating cloud-native platforms. You'll work with other SRE team members operating Cisco IT's multi-tenant OpenShift and dedicated Kubernetes environments.



  • Collaborate with other core services team members to define roadmap, write clear user stories with well-defined acceptance criteria, design, and build solutions
  • Develop and deliver automation software required for building & improving the functionality, reliability, availability, and manageability of applications and cloud platforms
  • Design, architect, and build self-service, self-healing, synthetic monitoring and alerting platform and tools
  • Automate the development and deployment of infrastructure using Docker, Kubernetes & other orchestration technologies in a hybrid-cloud environment
  • Champion and drive the adoption of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practices and mindset
  • Identifying performance bottlenecks, identifying anomalous system behavior, and determining the root cause of incidents
  • Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting and scaling the environment
  • Managing seamless upgrades of infrastructure and services through automation


Who you are

You are an excellent Technical Leader with Platform as a Service (PaaS) design, architecture and development experience building cloud platform and deploying cloud-based microservices application. You have a solid background in and understanding of software systems with the ability to work closely with the rest of the Engineering team from the early stages of design all the way through identifying and resolving production issues. Youre passionate about this role and also believe that automation is key to operating large-scale systems. Youre flexible and willing to learn new things and mentor others.


Required Skills and Experience

  • 12+ years of solid hands-on experience building, maintaining, and scaling PaaS and container-hosting platform
  • Software programming experience in one or more programming languages: Python, Golang, Java
  • A proven track record with Docker containers with a deep understanding of the current container ecosystem
  • Proven experience with running containers (Docker/LXC) in a production environment (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Rancher, Mesos)
  • Deep understanding of Kubernetes fundamentals, including scaling for production workloads
  • Expert skills with Linux (network, OS, process level), networking (network layers, DNS, load balancing), storage, and virtualization
  • Experience with running multi-cluster environments and strong understanding of multi-tenancy and security implications
  • Experience with build automation and configuration management systems (e.g. Jenkins, Ansible)
  • Knowledge of continuous integration (CI) and continuous development (CD) pipelines
  • Previous experience in supporting large-scale production environments
  • Ability to analyze and debug complex software and infrastructure issues, and develop tools/systems for task automation
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Bachelors degree in CS/CE/EE or equivalent is required. 


Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique 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 #GIS #SDx

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



Posted: 2019-12-18 Expires: 2020-04-12

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Senior Engineer Site Reliability (Cloud Platforms)

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Bengaluru, KA 560002

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