Cloud Network Software Technical Leader

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

What you’ll do

As a Cloud Network Technical Leader, you are responsible for architecting, developing, scaling and maintaining our cloud software infrastructure, covering a wide range of technologies, with a specific focus on high availability, scalability and security of our customer data. This key position also consists in establishing and driving our continuous delivery and quality assurance processes that are compatible with the requirements of machine learning algorithms. You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that requires a unique blend of innovation, risk taking and speed of execution.

 The role is for highly technical software engineers who combine outstanding oral and written communication skills, a deep expertise in large-scale and data-intensive cloud-based systems and, most importantly, an ability to autonomously plan and organize their work assignments based on high-level team goals.


Whom you’ll work with

We’re building large scale data processing and machine learning pipelines, both batch and streaming. Our technology stack includes Python, Java, Go as well as a wide range of internal tools built on top of Ansible, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Bigtable, Kafka, Spark, Beam and a variety of front-end visualization technologies (D3.js, WebGL, HTML5).

Our team is made of highly talented engineers with passion for innovation who turn wildly disruptive ideas into products that impact industry at large. We have built one of Cisco's next-generation advanced threat detection system by combining cutting-edge machine learning algorithms and architectures with best-in-class networking technologies (with dozens of patents). Now, we are tackling our next challenge and we are looking for agile, pragmatic and talented engineers with deep expertise and hands-on experience in cloud technologies and highly scalable infrastructure. If technology and innovation is your passion, Cisco is the place for you.

Who you are

Desired qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science
  • 5-10 years of industrial experience building and developing large-scale and data-intensive systems
  • Experience in architecting, building, maintaining and troubleshooting private and public cloud infrastructure (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Microsoft Azure)
  • Hands-on expertise with batch and streaming processing platforms (e.g., Spark, Beam, Flink/Cloud Dataflow, Cassandra/Bigtable, Kafka)
  • Hands-on experience with large data warehouses (100+ TB) 
  • Experience with automation and configuration management software (e.g., Ansible, Terraform)
  • Excellent coding and scripting skills (e.g., Python, Bash)
  • Excellent English spoken and written skills (C2 level) is a must.


Interested? To apply, please join a short cover letter that describes your motivation to join us.

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.


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