Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • San Jose


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Job description

Container Platform Engineer

We are looking for engineers who want to make a lasting impact on our enterprise grade Kubernetes offering, Cisco’s Digital Networking Architecture, also known as Cisco DNA.

What You'll Do

You are deeply motivated platform engineer with background in building PaaS or similar shared software platforms. Ideal candidate must have experience building, shipping and operating software-as-a-service (SaaS) product. Ideal candidate would have done such products using Cloud Native Principles and exposed to cloud technologies). The product being delivered is both a platform and a service. The emphasis of this role is to both do hands-on implementation and to influence and guide the platform development to be highly operable and efficient. This can only be accomplished by a candidate with substantial real-world experience actually building, deploying and operating distributed systems using cloud technologies.

You are a polyglot who loves learning new programming languages and systems. Furthering your learning has always been a goal of yours. Even if you have not yet worked with Kubernetes, you find deployment, provisioning, and containerization technologies fascinating.

Who You'll Work With

Cisco is transforming the networking industry. To make this happen, we are heavily investing in team responsible for The Network. Intuitive. We are disrupting the industry by building a new networking platform that can learn, adapt, and secure itself at the speed of today’s businesses. This Digital Network Architecture platform automates network management and provides our customers with state-of-the-art analytics and insights. This team's innovations span artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, IoT, security, automation, and more.

Who You Are

You thrive in a team that is part of cutting edge, high impact projects and are motivated by delivering industry transforming solutions on an aggressive schedule
Someone who is motivated by challenges; handles pressure; is passionate; driven; and can deliver quality results
You are curious to learn new technologies and collaborate with fellow engineers to raise the bar to create team success
Contribute to a culture of continuous learning and improvement
Troubleshoot production problems
Solve customer problems through close collaboration with a diverse product team
Participate in on-call rotations (if called, we will make sure you have adequate recovery time)
Basic Qualifications

5-10 years with Bachelors/Master's Degree in Computer Engineering
Operations or Systems Administration experience, particularly on UNIX
Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, or cloud deployment technologies
Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)
Contributed to an open source project
Strong foundation in model driven
4+ years in one or more of the programming languages Java/Go/Python/Scala development experience
2+ years in Agile engineering experience
2+ years of experience with Cloud computing (AWS/Azure/GCP)
Desired Qualifications

We understand from experience that not ticking every box on the skills sections stops many from applying. You should apply if you feel you are the right person for the job and have the aptitude to learn and deliver results.
Professional software development experience with at least one object-oriented language like Go, Java, scala
You know your way around CI/CD platforms and tools
Ability to dive into a large polyglot codebase and contribute as you learn
Demonstrable ability to research problems and break them into discrete parts
Ability to ramp-up quickly and contribute to a production codebase
Demonstrated mentor and technical team leader in a professional software team
On-call experience with production grade systems
Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unrival 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

About the company

At Cisco, transforming the way people work, live, play and learn also includes being a great place to work. For 17 years, we’ve been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, one of a handful of companies included on the list since its inception. And, we are among 25 companies acknowledged as a world’s best multinational workplace.

We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.

Learn why Cisco is a great place to work and what we offer you.

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