Front End Technical Leader 1215434

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

What You'll Do
Cisco DNA Center is a fast growing product within Cisco's Core software group. Cisco is funding a small, agile, product development team to innovate and build a new product offering in the SDN controller space. The team will operate in an agile development model to rapidly bring a new product offering to market, reacting very quickly to initial customer feedback and market needs.

Who You'll Work With
Cisco is looking to hire a Software Engineer to contribute to the team and team culture, the product, and the process to bring it to market. He/she must have experience in building new software offerings with agility and urgency.



Required Experience:

1.      BS in Computer Science (or equivalent) and 5-8 years of hands-on UI/UX development experience

2.      HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript experience

3.      Hands-on experience with a broad mix of technologies including a strong subset of:

      React, jQuery, node.js

      MariaDB, EnterpriseDB, NoSQL (Cassandra, MongoDB, Elastic search), IMDG


      AWS Web Services,

      API gateway,

      Linux, Unix systems

      CI/CD (Jenkins, GitHub, SonarQube, Fortify etc.).

  1. Experience with asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  2. Experience with developing REST-based services
  3. Experience with containers and container orchestration (Dockers, Kubernettes, Swamp, Mesos/Marathon)
  4. Experience with designing software to have logs that enable operations (ELK, especially ElasticSearch) 

5.      Excellent analytical and problem solving skills to assist partners with implementing defined user experience

6.      Demonstrated experience in developing and executing an integrated architectural view of, and strategy for, enterprise-wide database infrastructure technology solutions.

7.      Demonstrated experience with High Performing and Highly Available Distributed Database Topologies, Database Platform and Storage Technologies, Data Migration, System Management and Monitoring Tools, Cloud Services, Big Data and Datacenter Facilities.

8.      Demonstrated experience working in agile teams.

9.      Ability to work with highly distributed teams, including interaction with the open source communities.




Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Implement the features and user interfaces of Cisco DNA
  • Architect efficient and reusable front-end systems that drive complex web applications
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to deliver compelling user-facing products
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of JavaScript experience, including concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, types, and ES6. Experience with React is a bonus
  • 3+ years of HTML/CSS experience, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross browser compatibility, and accessibility
  • 3+ years experience with browser APIs and optimizing front end performance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with React

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field preferred



Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco.


We connect everything - people, process, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. We make a meaningful difference that will benefit everyone - our people, our customers and the world around us.

Our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. But our edge doesn't come from technology. It comes from our people. We're looking for the kind of people who take smart risks, thrive in diverse environments, inspire their colleagues, and are committed to having an impact on the world. Whether you create technology solutions that redefine business or build connections that strengthen the community, you can make it happen at Cisco!

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