Job description


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


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'll Work With

We are looking for software engineering and technology visionaries to join the DNA platform team. This includes building highly reliable and scalable services, and designing innovative full stack technical solutions.

As we build the new network, we need you to bring your new ideas and enthusiasm to jump into opportunities, transforming industries as they emerge and grow. You will collaborate with a creative team to take on some of the toughest challenges in the tech world.

What You'll Do

Understand complex customer network deployments, developing system and scale test scenarios to exercise and validate the system behavior of our solution. Design and implement network topologies in the lab to support execution of the system and scale test scenrios.

Contribute to a future-ready, high quality, and performant automation code base.

Bring technical solutions to the leadership team, feedback on solutions recommended, new product ideas with the team through design review, code review and tech talk.

Ability to share technical solutions and product ideas with the broader team through design review, code review, proof-of-concepts and show and tell.

Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms and products

Who You Are

We are looking for strong, talented and energetic engineers with following skills

10+ year’s system and scale test experience in a technology-based company with 4+ years focused on network and cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
Experience in testing on-premise and cloud-native scaled out and distributed applications that leverage micro service architecture, REST APIs, relational and NoSQL stores, some level of networking and system expertise, strong tooling, monitoring, and cloud management experience
Strong experience working in small, highly technical teams employing Agile/Scrum practices
Demonstrated exposure to Open Source software and contributions to the Open Source community.
Ability to deliver results in a short time and experience working in fast paced high growth tech companies
Proven ability to influence a diverse geographically dispersed group of individuals to facilitate, moderate, and influence productive design and implementation discussions driving towards results
Strong knowledge of key infrastructure technologies such as: software automation, Networking (LAN, WAN), Platform, continuous delivery solutions (AWS, Azure, Google) and Storage Technologies (UNIX, LINUX, Windows, SAN)
Required Experience:

Hands-on experience with a broad mix of technologies including a strong subset of:
Core Java 8, Spring framework, Go and Python programming and Linux Bash Scripting.
Enterprise solution running on premise and Cloud (Saas)
Hardware Optimization and performance profiling
MariaDB, EnterpriseDB, NoSQL (Cassandra, MongoDB, Elastic search
RabbitMQ, Kafka
AWS Web, Azure and Google Cloud Services,
API gateway
Linux, Unix systems, Docker and Kubernete
Good knowledge of configuration management tools. Ability to write manifests and templates in Puppet or Chef or Ansible.
CI/CD (Jenkins, GitHub, SonarQube, Fortify etc.).
Demonstrated experience and expertise selling solutions to business decision-makers by reinforcing the value of solutions.
Demonstrated experience working in agile teams.
Ability to work with highly distributed teams, including interaction with the open source communities.
Continuously drive system test and automation efficiencies aligned with the development standards
Provide leadership and expertise in the design of new products, services and processes.
Recommend and justify changes to existing products, services and processes.
Lead in the development system and scale test automation
Identify gaps, strategic impacts, financial impacts and the risk profile in the technical solution and provide technical recommendations.
Why Cisco


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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