Software Engineer

  • Location:
    Vimercate, Lombardia, Italy
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

The Network Services Controller Group (NSCG) within Cisco facilitates customer business transitions by delivering innovative, outcome-driven management and orchestration solutions by providing products and solutions that help customers operate, administer, maintain and provision their networks as effectively as possible.


We are looking for brilliant candidates with software development passion who will become members of our Agile Scrum teams and will contribute to the development and testing activities of next generation of our Network Management products.


The candidate should be able to

·         Contribute to the development and test activities for next generation Network Management product

·         Work in the team using agile methodologies

·         Communicate status in scrum meetings and other status meetings


We are looking for candidates with the following education and experience


·         Master degree in software/computer science/telecom engineering with outstanding final grade

·         Have worked on/delivered software development projects as part of the academic courses or as working experience

·         0-2 years of telecom or software development experience

·         2+ years of hands-on Java and Web services expertise

·         2+ years of hands-on Javascript and Web UI expertise

·         Good understanding of database and ORM (hibernate) technologies

·         Good understanding of UML/modeling technologies

·         Good understanding of Virtualization/Cloud Computing/SDN and and Analytics/Big Data aspects


Some of the following software skills are necessary to perform well in the project:


·         Deep knowledge of JAVA, JAVASCRIPT

·         Exposure to technologies such as REST, JSON, XML, XSD, Xpath, XSLT, XQuery

·         Exposure to telecom protocols such as SNMP, TL1, syslog, IOS CLI, SOAP/REST, HTTP , XML, NETCONF/YANG etc

·         Exposure to client side technologies like JSP, AJAX, Struts, JSF, Dojo, Angular, etc

·         Some Knowledge of SONET/SDH, OTN, DWDM, MPLS, IP

·         Exposure to some Could/SDN related technologies, e.g. some practice w/ Docker, Kubernetes AWS, Google Analytics, Apache Hadoop, Zookeeper, …

·         Exposure to unit test tools such as, JUnit, TestNG, etc

·         Practice with Git/SVN/MAVEN

·         Hands on experience of developing in UNIX/Linux Operating System environments  (shell scripting)

·         Knowledge of Agile principles


Apart from technical skills, the following behavioral attributes are highly desirable:


·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·         An excellent team player and should be flexible to work on any assigned tasks and adjust to changing business priorities and plans. Should take initiative in product and process improvements.

·         Can-do attitude and a strong drive to take initiative and complete tasks.

·         An excellent problem solver and must be able to come-up with good ideas and solutions to improve product value, quality and processes.

·         Proactive attitude in identifying and resolving issues and risks

·         Must be a quick learner and should keep up-to-date with latest on technology, competitors and standards.



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