Software Architect

  • Location:
    Beijing, China
  • Additional Location(s)
    Shanghai, China
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

Software Architect will lead, design, customize & develop a broad range of  software solutions for the Orchestration and Automation for DC and Network, NFV, Cloud, NMS/OSS, Big Data and Analytics. May responsibilities include:

·         Engage with customers globally in design and development of network service orchestration solutions and OSS/BSS systems transformation

·         Develop Network Function Virtualization (NFV) solutions for service provider customers globally through software architecture, design and development

·         Development and integration of orchestration solutions, service chaining and OSS/BSS systems

·         Work closely with customers and stake holders at various stages such as solution requirement, definition and delivery

·         Drive/collaborate with other technical leaders/software engineers on system/functional design

·         Develop challenging portions of software independently and rapidly with a focus on quality in an Agile environment

·         Mentor junior and senior developers

·         Troubleshoot and Fix customer issues related to Cloud Solution implemented by Advanced Services team

·         Manage team members working on the project to solve the customer issues

·         Understanding and utilization of Cisco Best practices and internal processes

·         Consults with other Teams in Cisco to assist Customers

·         Manage lab setups to simulate the customer problems and provide the solution to the customer

·         Provides product training and create intellectual property material

·         Acts as a point of contact for Project Stake Holders


Who You'll Work With

The Software and Cloud team in Cisco Advanced Services organization is a team of highly skilled software architects and engineers for development and support of customized software solutions in the Network Service Orchestration, NFV, SDN, Cloud, NMS/OSS and Analytics domains.


Who You Are

Minimum Qualification (Technical)

·         Extensive experience in software solutions architecture and design in system software and infrastructure domain

·         Understanding of Software Design Patterns

·         Good understanding of Virtualization domain (VMware or OpenStack)

·         Good understanding of SDN and Cloud.

·         Advance skills around TCP/IP & Networking

·         Background in Service Architecture, Service Fulfilment and System Integration (SI)

·         Rapid Application Development and integrations techniques

·         Core Java, Python

·         Java Script / HTML

·         Advanced Unix / Linux Skills

·         Web/App Server – IIS /Tomcat Apache/Jboss

·         Web Services (SOAP / REST)

·         XML / XSLT / JSON / REGEX

·         MS SQL / MySQL

·         Expertise working in IDE environments like Eclipse etc.

·         Hands-on development experience is must


Minimum Qualification (Professional)

·         Experience in all phases of software development lifecycle with good working exposure to agile development methodologies

·         Excellent communication skills, team player, service oriented

·         Program leadership – Handling complex client facing projects with geographically spread out teams.


Desired Skills

·         Experience in NetConf, Yang Modelling, Tail-f/NCS/NSO

·         Contribution to Open Source projects

·         Exposure to Micro services architecture

·         CCNP or CCIE in DC, Cloud or R&S track

·         OpenStack Certification or working knowledge

·         TCL/Shell/Perl scripting

·         Experience with SNMP concepts, commands and execution

·         Automation using Virtualization and Cloud tools


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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