Technical Leader - DevOps Engineer / Blockchain

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

You will be part of Cisco’s Corporate Strategy Office (CSO) working on cutting-edge innovation, cultivating and capturing new opportunities at lightning speed. You will join an internal startup team within the Corporate Strategic Innovation Group (CSIG) developing an Enterprise Blockchain solution. You will work through the whole software development process with a lightweight Agile approach and use the latest tools and processes with a strong focus on software quality.

Who You'll Work With

Cisco’s Corporate Strategic Innovation Group (CSIG) is a high-energy, motivated team that shares a passion for all-things innovation. This includes our Innovation Centers, which are located around the world, where disruptive talent comes together to explore, discover and develop groundbreaking solutions to tackle customers’ toughest challenges. CSIG is responsible for the exploration of emerging technologies, which includes Blockchain, drones, cognitive computing, AR / VR and other areas of interest.

Who You Are

You are experienced, confident and hands-on with relevant full life cycle architecture and software development capabilities. You are a passionate and hands-on software lead/developer who can join on the sprint that takes us from prototype to MVP to GA launch.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Build and own the operations of an Enterprise Blockchain platform as part of Cisco internal start-up team.
  • Work closely with development team to manage system lifecycle including change and configuration management
  • Design and optimize systems for scalability and high availability
  • Troubleshoot any emergency infrastructure incident to achieve optimal application performance and stability 

Our Requirements for this Role:

  • 6-10 years of experience in building and managing large scale production infrastructure
  • Experience building AWS based, scalable, and highly available distributed infrastructure for high traffic web/mobile application and big data analytics platform
  • Hands-on expertise in Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher, and Terraform
  • Experience in CI/CD source control and continuous delivery tools – (config management and deployment)
  • Expert knowledge in Networking and security
  • Highly skilled and experienced in Linux commands/utilities,
  • Experience in scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash) for automation, performance monitoring, system health-check etc.
  • Knowledge of Elasticsearch and Kafka
  • Knowledge of ITIL and ITSM practices and activities
  • Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g. quality assurance, review, documentation etc.)
  •  A MS or BS in Computer Science / Mathematics or equivalent work experience in a field utilizing the same subject matter
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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