Senior Software Engineer - Umbrella

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    San Francisco, California, US
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    Engineer - Software
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Technical Leader at OpenDNS

Vancouver, BC

The Business Entity
OpenDNS, now part of Cisco, is an Internet security company that's transforming the way IT
departments secure their networks, and more importantly, their users. In 2012 OpenDNS
launched Umbrella, a new line of cloud-delivered Internet security services that, for the first
time ever, allow IT departments to extend security off the network and actually protect users
wherever they roam. OpenDNS built Umbrella on top of our rock-solid foundation: the world's
most loved and trusted DNS service that's used today used by 50 million people around the

Role & Responsibilities
As a technical leader of the Policy Enforcement team you will use technologies like Kafka,
Cassandra, and Python to build a geographically distributed policy transport system. The team
focuses on building highly resilient systems which distribute a continuous flow of our
customer’s policy information to hundreds of DNS resolvers, proxies, and other services
around the globe.

* We are a small team of SRE minded engineers who have a passion for building highly
resilient and fault tolerant systems
* We work hard and move fast, but maintain a regular work schedule
Minimum Qualifications
* Experience building geographically distributed and fault tolerant systems
* Experience designing micro-service oriented architectures
* Experience deploying, administering, and scaling geographically distributed databases
* Intermediate or expert level JavaScript, Python, or Golang
Desired Skills
* Experience configuring and maintaining continuous integration systems like Jenkins
* Experience designing API driven platforms

About Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's
transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the
early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology
solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and
consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting
the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will
impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors,
and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has
earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected
things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has
exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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