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Sr. Engineering Manager, Core Platform (DevX)

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Who we are


DevX (Developer Experience) group is the central team responsible for building critical software that enables over 10,000 engineers to globally deliver Ciscos flagship products. Through continuous innovation and delivery of solutions that support all phases of the product life cycle, we strive to accelerate the pace at which Cisco delivers value to our customers with high quality. And we do this at high scale that involves billions of lines of code across all our products. By bringing development and customer context together to derive valuable insights, we believe we can fundamentally transform how Cisco builds, tests, and releases software. 


Were a group of engineers, technologists, designers, and more building products and capabilities that are simple to use and easy to manage. We seek forward-thinking, committed team members who are passionate about new innovative way to deliver value to customers.  Surrounded by intelligent and creative people who are determined to innovative products and services.


We are looking for an inspiring innovator, mentor, and coach who is conversant and passionate about emerging opportunities to be part of a software development team, building the Next Generation Service for our fellow Cisco Engineers. Help us design, build and deploy a microservices-based private cloud, delivering state-of-the-art: opensource, 3rd party and custom-designed applications for our users.  We are at an exciting stage of this journey and looking for a passionate, innovative and action-oriented engineering leader who wants to be part of the team building a Next Generation Developer Experience at Cisco.



Who You Are 


You are an experienced software engineering leader, uncovering underlying customer needs and enabling a team of highly passionate engineers writing code and tools to create the right solution.   Driven by the need to do things as close to perfection as possible. You like working in high performing teams and being able to get involved in the details when needed. Seeking to understand how things work and why things dont work to continuously improve self, the team and the technologies you work with. Focused on customer success by understanding requirements and translating them into solutions and actions.


You Lead by example and demonstrate excellence in collaboration and communication, with a knack for creative problem solving and a proven track record for leading teams to deliver high quality outcomes. An effective spokesperson and champion for the engineering teams, passionate about mentoring and developing engineers to build a strong bench.  A thought leader and a rigorous thinker who is equally comfortable and capable interacting with technologists as with senior executives with the ability to articulate the value of the proposed solution.   A collaborative engineering professional with substantial experience design and development and bring a strong perspective that drives change and motivated to develop simple solutions to complex problems in our Engineering Group.  A Product and Software Quality Champion by engaging with all phases of Software Development Lifecycle and particularly contributing to the infrastructure to help accelerate Software Release delivery while improving Product Quality.



You have a BS Degree in Computer Science or Engineering plus 12+ years of related experience and are recognized as a strategic thinker in internal and external forums, with extensive technical cloud native development expertise.


You have experience as: Technical Leader | Software Architect Cloud Platform/Storage/Network/Security | Microservices | Kubernetes - AWS-EKS/Azure-AKS/GCP-GKE/Redhat-OpenShift | CI/CD | Agile | DevSecOps


           5+ years working with one or more cloud service architectures (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and deployment models (public, private, hybrid).

           3+ years direct experience designing and implementing On Prem and Cloud infrastructure solutions for one or more leading cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).

           4+ years direct experience in building and deploying cloud aware and cloud native applications.

           Ability to lead the design and creation of IaaS, IAC, and Metrics automation strategy, reference architectures, and process documentation.

           Advanced knowledge of DevOps concepts for Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery environments.

           Ability to identify gaps in existing and proposed architectures and provide recommendations for risk resolution.

           Subject matter expertise in Datacenter infrastructure technologies (Cisco ACI, Cisco UCS, Cisco MDS, VMWare, Openstack)

           Experience with deployment orchestration and configuration management tools (Azure DevOps, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, Kubernetes, Ansible, Helm).

           Experience with deployment of web technologies (REST APIs, GraphQL, Single Page Apps, Microservices, Postgres, InfluxDB, Elastic Search)

           Experience designing and implementing Networking and Firewall architecture and frameworks (preferred)

           Deep technical knowledge of distributed storage solutions (MinIO, HDFS, GlusterFS, S3, etc.)

           Excellent knowledge of automation architecture, methodologies, processes, and tools

           Excellent knowledge of software testing methodologies & practices

           Experience in Scoping, Strategic Planning, Feature / Project Intake, Requirements Gathering, Technology Assessment, Prototyping, Data Modeling

           Experience with DevSecOps and web security technologies / methodologies (Oauth, static analysis, API Security, Container Security, AWS Cloud Security)

           Experience with monitoring technologies such as Prometheus, ELK and TICK stack

           Experience with highly-available and fault-tolerant web-scale software deployments

           Experience with Site Reliability Engineering practice

           Experience with Python, Javascript, Go (Golang), Java or equivalent object-orient development language




Why Cisco?

At Cisco, each person brings their rare 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


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.


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