Cisco Software Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure in Boxborough, Massachusetts

Software Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure

  • Location: Boxborough, Massachusetts, US

  • Additional Location(s) Lawrenceville, Georgia, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Internet of Everything, Service Provider

  • Job Id 1233424

What You'll Do

You will be responsible for collaboration with architecture, infrastructure, deployment and application solution teams to deliver platform infrastructure for end to end video solutions in AWS and our on-premises environments; as well as implementing continuous testing framework(s) used to validate and report on the health and functionality of the solution. You will help support scale and chaos testing as well as war games to improve solution reliability, robustness and provide feedback to development and deployment teams in order to drive continuous improvements in deployment, upgrades, and operations for the solutions. Operate deployed environments with a 24x7 SLA.

The Service Provider Video Software and Solutions (SPVSS) brings IoE to life by connecting people, devices, video, and other information to enable experiences that are personalized, synchronized, more social- and more relevant than ever before. We leverage cloud solutions to empower SPs and CPs with Agility to bring these new experiences to market faster, thereby maintaining their competitive edge, minimizing costs, and driving new revenue streams while increasing consumers’ stickiness. Moreover, at any time and from anywhere consumers get to enjoy more fulfilling immersive entertainment like multi-screen cDVR, TV Everywhere, in-home 4K video, personalized advertising, companion devices, etc. either as a la carte services, or as a bundled service.

Who You'll Work With

As an SPVSS Engineer in Platform Squad, you’ll work with a geographically distributed team and implementing deployment automation and operational processes for the video software development teams.

Who You Are

You have 1-3+ years in software engineering and are experienced in a full SDLC. You have experience in a scripting language (Bash/Python/etc.) as well as 3+ years Linux command line expertise. You have 1+ years designing, automating and enhancing cloud deployments as well as experience deploying and supporting Cloud Infrastructure – AWS preferred. You will have 1+ years using cloud automation tools – Ansible preferred. You have 1+ years creating containers as well as deploying and using container orchestration platforms – Docker and Kubernetes. You have some experience with logging, monitoring and alerting solutions such as ELK, Prometheus, Sensu, Grafana.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate closely with geographically distributed teams

  • Experience implementing and supporting software deployments in the cloud, operating and/or troubleshooting aaS, cloud based products

Experience of good software development practice

Video experience in one or more of the following areas a plus, but not required

  • Video On Demand workflows

  • Video Back office functionality including resource management and billing

  • Content Management

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.