Job description


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


Title: Technical Software Manager, Engineering (DNAC Platform)

Who You’ll Work With

Cisco is transforming the networking industry. To make this happen, we are heavily investing in the 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.

We are looking for software engineering leader and technology visionaries to join the DNA platform team. This includes building highly reliable and scalable services, and designing innovative full stack technical solutions. You MUST be passionate by Technology and demonstrated strong execution capabilities.

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.

Are you passionate about working on groundbreaking technology with global impact? Will you be our next hire?

Cisco DNA Center:

What You’ll Do

You will Direct a team that develops PaaS and on-premise applications/solutions
You will identify and highlight technical risk areas and mitigation strategies
Hold regular one-on-ones with your team, provide ongoing coaching and mentorship, write performance evaluations, and lead compensation planning.
Maintain a focus on team execution and development. This includes leading project schedules and identifying risks in an environment with iterative planning and delivery cycles. You will set commitments, deadlines, and high standards for the team.
Collaborate closely with engineering peers, product managers and partners from across the business to plan roadmap, features, and timelines.
Communicate clearly and effectively to ensure transparency as you drive forward
Seek consensus and assistance from other engineering teams to build cross-product features and/or infrastructure Breaking down and prioritizing lists of product requirements into smaller, deployable features
Work closely with your product manager to develop new features in our Investigate product

Who you are

You enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment with a take-charge / attitude and is able to demonstrate flexibility and resiliency.

10+ years of meaningful work experience in software development with some experience prototyping, shipping and iterating on a new product or complex feature
6+ years of experience in leading the team end to end as a tech lead or manager
Experience building cloud-based systems, on premise, distributed systems, HA concepts and implementation.
You have experience with Linux Container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes etc will be considered a big plus.
You understand systems, Linux like a DevOps Engineering, with some experiences with Backup, Restore, HA, Installer, Upgrades and product serviceability.
The ability to influence, facilitate discussion and work in partnership with other teams. You are persuasive, patient and compassionate.
A strategic and product-oriented mindset with ability to present synthetized executive summary of your projects or risk to upper manager and stakeholders.
A Passion for learning about networking and cloud technologies
Excellent prioritization skills.
Experience working closely with Product Management, UX, or Design teams Excellent communication and group presentation skills
Experience with Agile software development implementation.
Ability to roll out agile processes and concepts to a team. Act as scrum master, product owner, etc.
Experience Working with continuous integration and automated testing systems
Experience building RESTful APIs in a production environment

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

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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