Architect/Software Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
What You'll Do
You will be an entrepreneur in the Corporate Strategic Innovation Group responsible to deliver solutions end-to-end:
* Provide your technical insights and expertise in customer discussions and brainstorm sessions. Influence technical direction to help drive business outcome
* Work with field facing team, partners and internal engineering/product team in co-defining the technology architecture for solving customer's business problems. Translate customer's technology architecture matters to engineering development items by working with various engineering groups.
* The ability to manage the delivery of co-development utilizing iterative agile principles.
* Provide hand-on and technical leadership to setup test environment and to valid solutions as needed
* Work with a number of groups and functions (e.g., customers, sales, channel partners and business development leads in Innovation Centers, and corporate organizations) to drive delivery of solutions to the market
* Have a strategic engagement across various internal Cisco groups. Make sure that various customer requirements are accommodated in their product development life cycles when funneling requirements to various groups within Cisco (e.g., Field Sales and Sales Leadership, product development, network operations, services & support, and technology & innovation life-cycle of assigned customers)

Who You'll Work With
CSIG is where new and relevant technologies and new business models are incubated. Internally, you will be working with a group of experts in different technology areas (e.g., BlockChain, Fog Computing, Drone, AI... only the latest ad greatest!). You will meet some dynamic Go-do-ers who care about how to make technology relevant  and make things happen to the company.  Day-to-day, you will feel like part of a SEAL team with a small army to back you up. 

Externally, you will be working with customers to build solutions that changes their business. You will be learning different Cisco technology and unleash their potentials to help customer in their digital journey.

Who You Are
Minimum Qualifications
* BSCS/EE/MSCS and minimum of 5-7 years' experience in engineering (e.g., Database, IT, web). Also qualified if you have experience in system/sales engineering and technical marketing field in relevant technology areas (see Cisco technology below)
* Knowledge of Cisco related digital technologies such as IP communication, Mobility/CMX, Collaboration, data center, security, and manageability. Understanding of product management and product development life cycle.
* Exceptional organizational skills, along with superior planning, communication, listening skills, agile, and cultural awareness.
* Ability to build partnerships with executives/engineers/external partners and be able to communicate effectively at all levels.
* Technology curiosity and a willing and quick learner
* Entrepreneurship/get-things-done mentality
* Candidate may need to travel (typically <10% of the time).
Desired Skills
* Experience working with and influencing different entities translating technology architecture to solve customers' business problems across different product lines and various facets of customer's networks
* Ability to scale with multiple network engagements with multiple customers.
* Take initiative and self-driven
* Experience with product testing (system, features).

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. 


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