Cloud Infrastructure Technical Leader

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

What You'll Do
This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the fastest growing business units of Cisco, that is focused on building next generation cloud platform. We are looking for candidates who strive in a fast paced start up like environment. We are looking for senior software engineers to enhance the current cloud platform, in areas of
Network, Compute, Storage, Bare Metal as a Service, Installers, and respective platform customization.

Who You'll Work With
You will be part of an experienced team working on next generation datacenter products. Successful candidate will work in a very sophisticated development environment and will get plenty of opportunities to gain technical expertise in a number of areas related to the cloud management and workloads.

Who You Are
You've got experience designing and implementing complex software systems. You are strong in software design and implementation, with emphasis on networking and cloud workload. You have
experience working on SaaS Enterprise Software or Cloud Infrastructure (openstack, and/or vmware).
- 5+  years direct, hands-on experience building large scale web or cloud architectures with significant depth around design, implementation. Software development background, including Open Source frameworks.

- Versed in agile methodologies (SCRUM, etc.).
- Minimum 5 years of Software and IP Networking experience

- Minimum 3 years of experience with OpenStack or AWS or VMWare ESXi

- Have coded extensively in Python; Exposure to Ansible working with Playbooks is preferred

- Exposure to Network plugin and SDN controllers

- At least 5 years of experience with Linux

- Hands on Experience in working with Open-source community

- BS Computer Science, MS preferred
- Strong problem solving skills
- Integration experience with network/system management applications

Desirable Skills:

- Practical knowledge of building internet scale applications using Cloud Computing. 
- Knowledge of AWS, Docker, Openstack highly desirable.
- Familiarity with datacenter architectures and the different flavors
- Knowledgeable about Service Provider Network architectures
- Exposure to NFV based solutions, SDN, Service Orchestration
- Experience with Cloud Management technologies such as OpenStack
- Excellent knowledge of Agile Methodologies with relevant experience in all phases of a Product Life Cycle

Personal Characteristics:
- Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to manage competing high priority tasks
- Independent, accountable, strong sense of ownership, assertive, communicative, accountable, sense of urgency, and flexible/adaptable
- A passion for quality, for doing the right thing for the customers, the product, and for the company

- Ability to present to senior level executives both inside and outside the company
- Ability to work independently with only minimal management oversight.
- Excellent written, oral and presentation skills along with superior interpersonal skills
- Flexibility in a fast paced, ever-changing, deadline-driven environment

Why Cisco

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