Sr. Software Architect - Containers and Microservices

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Any Cisco Global Location
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id
    1222677
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Who We Are:

The Emerging Technologies and Innovation (ET&I) team within Cisco Advanced Services, where we focus on the four core pillars:

  • Creating breakthrough offers
  • Scaling emerging business
  • Ensuring delivery consistency
  • Creating a culture of innovation.

Innovation will be central to our success and is at the heart of what makes Cisco such an amazing place to work.

Cisco is going through a major transformation towards Cloud Native and software defined services.

The focus is on providing our customers with the knowledge and tools needed to build cloud native applications, support programmability through well-defined APIs, and

Private and Public Cloud Deployments.

To support this transformation, we are developing and innovating Container Services for our customers. We are looking for a knowledgable and talented individual to help develop these services which will be built using industry leading microservices based architecture and to be deployed on container solutions. These services will support our customers by onboarding their applications in a quick, easy manner and enable the application owner to utilize the newest technology in support of their business goals.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop and Incubate Container and Microservices based offerings that focus on Cisco initiatives and industry leading trends
  • Provide leadership to team members on industry practices, technologies, and third party container solutions to build an industry leading offering
  • Architect, design, test and deliver services to match customer requirements
  • Work with various cross-functional groups such as product management, development teams, partners, and delivery teams
  • Lead technical discussions and provide ongoing innovation to solutions created

Who You Are:

Requirements:

  • 5-10 years of experience in Cloud architectures, Container Solutions, and Software Integration
  • Hands on experience with crafting and implementing microservices based architectures, container solutions with tools like kubernetes, docker, or openshift.
  • Experience developing in a CI/CD, Devops process with deep understanding of Jenkins, GIT, or equivalent is required
  • Hands on development experience with multiple languages desired, preferably including Python, within a framework such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Experience with various persistence technologies like Cassandra, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, or MySQL is highly desirable.
  • Experience with Cloud Native software development is strongly desired.
  • Experience with Openstack, Openshift, Opensource libraries and monitoring tools is a plus
  • Possess strong ability to tackle complex problems creatively
  • Demonstrate a high degree of originality and innovation in designing Services and Solutions level architecture.
  • Possess excellent verbal and writing skills
  • You are a team player and work well in small and large group environments
  • You are be highly driven and motivated with high level of initiative

Some of the desired skills are:

Consulting experience, strong Client facing skills to drive trusted advisor status with customers

You are proficient in English written/spoken

Why Cisco:

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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