Software Engineer III - Front End

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

Front End Engineer

The Business Entity

The Core Software Group (CSG) has the charter for all Platform Independent and Platform Dependent software development across Switching (for data center, campus core and campus access), wireless, network services, routing, optical software and Enterprise routing and cable access. CSG is creating unprecedented customer value by providing cohesive and innovative software, platforms and solutions for Cisco's core networking customers.

Who You'll Work With

You will work directly with senior executives, architects and a cohesive group of high performing - platform, big data and analytics engineers, UI/UX Leads and QA Leads. You will engage with multiple teams across the Engineering, IT and Support orgs at senior levels on an ongoing basis.

What You'll Do

*       Hands-on development and write code, prototype reference architectures, build base / core modules for the platform front end using cutting edge technology stack

*       Research on trending and potential future technologies and bring them in to advance the DNA Platform

*       Evaluate current state (data and platform front end architectures) and identify incremental opportunities to improve our performance, efficiency and scale

*       Strengthen the direction of the team in picking the correct tool / technology

*       Help solve some of our business’ most critical visual technical challenges, provide simple solutions to complex visual and usability challenges

*       Work on  a platform and product engineering mindset within the team

*       Help translate high level requirements to actionable tasks / deliverables

*       Work along with UX, product management and  leadership teams, as the frontend / application engineering team member

Who You Are

The ideal candidate must enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment with a “take-charge” / “can-do” attitude and is able to demonstrate flexibility and resiliency.  Work with geographically distributed teams across different time zones.  As a key engineering team member, tag along core group of engineers, senior leadership, product management and customers to deliver cutting edge systems and platforms. You will design, develop and deploy the face of one of the largest and most complex data / integration platforms and solve one of the most challenging scaling requirements that is deployed on the cloud as well as on-prem.


Minimum Qualifications:

*       Bachelor's degree (Master’s a Plus) in engineering/computer science with an overall work experience of  5+ years with considerable software and platform development skills.

*       Solid understanding of very large scale, high performance, real-time, cloud agnostic platforms and solutions

*       Distinguish pros and cons of competing technology stacks and clearly articulate and recommend best suited solutions.

*       Experience in Reactive Programming methodology, built application platforms and frontend platforms that gets utilized by external developers and apps.

*       Expertise in building modular, componentized, metadata driven visual components that clearly demonstrate their server-side and client-side responsibilities and capabilities

*       Proficiency in skills in NodeJS, React/Redux/Angular/JavaScript/HTML/CSS, MongoDB

*       Experience in multi-tenant system design, cloud and container based deployments, API Gateways, integrations and workflows

*       Strong verbal and written / documentation / presentation skills



*       Product engineering experience

*       Be highly flexible and adaptable and demonstrate passion for platform development


Why Cisco

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  • We are leaders with vision, 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.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



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