Sr. Software Engineer, Data Center - Network Assurance Engine

Company: Cisco Systems, Inc.
Location: San Jose , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.JAN.2020


Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. Since 1984, Cisco has led in t...


Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. Since 1984, Cisco has led in the innovation of IP-based networking technologies such as routing, switching, security, unified communications, video, and wireless. Our responsible business practices help ensure business sustainability and environmentally conscious operations and products.

What You'll Do

The Cisco Network Assurance Engine team is looking for a Senior Technical Leader to join its Eco System Assurance team, to drive the end to end software for Layer 1, Layer 2, Fabric, Virtual Machines, Kubernetes, Load Balancers and Firewall Assurance.

Who You'll Work With

Cisco Network Assurance Engine has the goal of building an Intent Assurance Platform using various modeling and formal verification techniques. The team comprises of members from academia, industry researchers, several PhDs, as well as key engineers from several Big Data companies. The team consists of core software, UI, UX, Big Data, Full stack, Formal, Mathematical modeling experts and engineers, as well as policy, security and other networking domain experts. We are primarily located in San Jose.

Who You Are

Hands on Development Experience of C, C++, Python and Java. Aggregate experience 5+ years with production code.

You have knowledge of ACI Layer 1, Layer 2, Layer 3, Virtual Machine manager, Load Balancer, Service Chaining configurations and debugging.

Hands on experience in delivering Network Protocols, forwarding, switch software, data plane software, control plane software and network management software features.

Working experience in operating system, system software and infrastructure software.

Experience in Software Design and algorithms with multiple delivery of design specification documents and extensive review process

Work in Team environment with portions of software development coordinated across multiple members.

Experience in code review process with Generally accepted C, C++, Python and Java principles and practices.

Shown history of ability to learn and deliver quickly new (to candidate) software areas and technologies.

Confirmed ability to debug and fix issues/bugs and code refactoring.

Leadership Skills

You have the ability to set long-term vision for the platform and translate that into tactical steps for execution, guiding other team members as needed

  • Ability to tackle complex problems creatively
  • Demonstrate a high degree of originality and innovation
  • Comfortable working in an Agile environment
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Strong collaboration skills, and can work well in small and large group environments

  • Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/MS degree in EE/CS with 5+ years of experience
  • Delivered multiple engineering products, in senior technical leadership roles
  • Prior startup experience is a bonus

  • We Are Cisco

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

    We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we're "old" (30 years strong!) and only about hardware, but we're also a software company. And a security company. A blockchain company. An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do - you can't put us in a box!

    But "Digital Transformation" is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

    Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, we give our egos a break and we give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, we take bold steps, and we take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a commitment to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

    So, you have colorful hair? Don't care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool.



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