1+ months

Software Consulting Engineer - Automation

Cisco Systems Inc.
Richardson, TX 75080

What You'll Do

Ciscos Customer Experience (CX) Automation Delivery team is looking for a Software Developer to work in a small virtual team to design, build, test and integrate the Automation & Orchestration solutions. The team works with large Service Provider and Enterprise customers to help transform their networks to virtualized, automated, cloud-enabled, self-healing and secure network systems.


The Automation solutions cover both physical and virtual infrastructure including Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Hardware/Software Disaggregation, Cloud, DC, WAN, Mobility and Security infrastructure.


The Software Developer role is to work in a small team of software developers working on Automation solutions leveraging software products & tools from both Cisco and non-Cisco (OpenSource, 3rd party) vendors. The Automation solutions may be comprised of software products & tools such as Tailf-NSO, NFV solutions to automate Cisco and 3rd party Virtual Nework Functions (VNFs), Ansible, OpenStack, Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP), Integration Middleware, Workflow Management and UI/Portal systems.


Who You'll Work With

The Team interacts with Customer, Business Units, Sales team and Technical Services during the lifecycle of a project through Presales scoping/Proof-Of-Concept/Project delivery/Optimization. The role is to work in a small team of software SMEs spread globally.

We are comprised of Automation Architects, Software Development Leads and Software Developers who work on customers software integration, automation & orchestration projects. The work activities are;

  • To understand customer requirements,
  • Advise customer on possible solution options
  • Design the solution
  • Implementation of solution using Cisco and 3rd party products with potential extensions and customizations,
  • Integrate into existing customers OSS/BSS systems,
  • Package and deploy solution in the target environments
  • Perform integration, system & acceptance testing in various non-production as well as in a customers production environment
  • Provide day-2 support and ongoing optimization.


Who You Are

The role of Software Developer is work in a small team of software developers & automation architects to build and deliver integration, automation & orchestration solutions. Internally, the person works with the virtual team of developers and testers and externally, the person may work with customers technical leads and middle management.


  • You should be able to perform the following activities: comprehension of solution requirements & documentation, solution architecture & design, Test-Driven and Behavior Driven development (TDD/BDD), software customization, software deployment architecture and software packaging, integration, system and customer acceptance testing for the customers software solution.
  • You will be experienced on Agile Software Development methodology.
  • You should have prior experience (about 3-5 years) of delivering on complex and highly scalable software projects.
  • You should have strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.  The person should be self-motivated and able to work independently and/or in support of  small teams


Desired Skills

The person should have skillsets on most of these software technologies:

  • Hands-on experience with programming langugages like Java, Python, JavaScript, No-SQL & Relational Databases
  • Hands on experience with software integration - Web Services (SOAP/RESTful), ESBs
  • Working knowledge of network & software configuration tools such as Tail-f/NSO, Ansible, Chef/Puppet
  • Working knowledge of BPMN workflow engines(jBPM/Activiti or Camunda etc) is preferred
  • Hands on experience with SDLC tools (Jenkins, Git, Automated Testing Frameworks)
  • Working knowledge of MEAN stack (Mongo, Express, Angular & Node.JS) is preferred
  • Knowledge of Virtualization & Cloud (VMware, OpenStack)
  • Knowledge of Analytics with Big Data, AI, Machine Learning algorithms
  • Exposure to networking architectures including DC, WAN, Campus, Mobility, Security is a plus


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! 



Posted: 2019-05-17 Expires: 2019-11-15

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