Platform Services Cloud Engineer

  • Location:
    Santa Clara, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id

Platform Services Cloud Engineer

What you’ll do:

You’ll provide 24x7 support for Production systems and services. You’ll also deploy and manage infrastructures for compute and storage systems including private/public Clouds

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Measure application and system performance, and implementing monitoring/alerts
  • Develop tools and automation to reduce cycle time and increase accuracy
  • Ensure comprehensive data protection per established requirements
  • Provide on-call support as the primary point of contact for service availability/support

Who you’ll work with:

You’ll work closely with customers and cross functional teams.

Who you are:

You’re a bright and passionate Cloud Engineer who has at least 5 years of experience managing mission-critical online services and monitoring of critical processes and functionality.

Our minimum requirements for the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Production Operations experience (not just using but administering Linux servers and contributing to implementing/enhancing tools like Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or SaltStack)
  • At least 5 years of experience in a Linux environment, including Systems Administration, Scripting (Perl/BASH/Python/PHP/JS) , working with DB (MySQL) and supporting Internet Services such as HTTP (Tomcat)
  • Strong familiarity with virtualization platforms such as KVM / VMware / Xen
  • Experience in deployment and use of both SNMP-based (OpenNMS, etc.) and agent-based (Nagios/Icinga) alerting/monitoring tools
  • Hands-on experience with AWS / Azure / OpenStack
  • Knowledge of Cloud computing, Web App services, and production SaaS experience a plus
  • Creative problem-solver, self-driven and a team player
  • Experience with source code version control repositories including Git and Perforce
  • Management of continuous integration services like Jenkins

Why Cisco:

Jasper, which became part of Cisco in March of 2016, is a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform leader. Cisco Jasper has designed its industry-leading, cloud-based IoT platform to enable companies of all sizes to rapidly and cost-effectively launch, manage and monetize IoT services on a global scale. When companies do this, they become much more than product businesses. They become service businesses, capable of automatically managing their customers’ entire IoT service lifecycle, delivering increased customer value and unlocking new sources of revenue. More than 9,000 companies in over 20 vertical markets, including many of the world’s top brands, choose Cisco Jasper to fast-track their IoT services. Jasper currently partners with 30 mobile operator groups, representing more than 100 mobile operator networks worldwide.


We’re going to need the talent of the future, some now, and some in coming months. If you are reading this posting, know that while this “job” isn’t for a specific role or opening, as we look for the right talent, we want to know about you, your interests and your skills.


If you want to learn more about working for Cisco and how you can be a part of the exciting things employees are working on here, then please submit your resume against this requisition so that when the right role comes along, a Cisco representative can contact you directly.

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