Cisco Senior Technical Leader in San Jose, California

Senior Technical Leader

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Network

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Internet of Everything, Networking

  • Job Id 1231079

The Chief Technology and Architecture Office, led by David Ward, establishes the technology vision and strategy for the Cisco engineering organization. Through cross-functional engagement and close customer interactions, the CTAO team leads disruptive innovation transition and captures customer mindshare.

Cisco’s CTAO Experience Innovation Group is looking for an exceptionally technical, creative, and talented Technical Leader to work with our team of UX designers and UI engineers. The Senior Technical Leader is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the team’s projects, working with UX leadership to identify and implement innovative technologies. Using a hands-on approach, the Leader will guide all developers to attain the team’s strategic goals.

Help us bring the next Internet vision to life! Our team develops forward-looking concept prototypes, solutions and services across cloud, desktop, mobile, and AR/VR platforms. This is a unique opportunity to drive an innovative technical roadmap for next generation applications and cloud services in SDN, IoT, big data analytics, security, and network management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of engineering experience on shipping products, with demonstrated increase in technical leadership over time

  • 3+ years of JavaScript, Node.js, and front-end web development experience

  • 2+ years in an engineering leadership role

  • In-depth knowledge of modern development practices and frameworks

  • Proven track record of leading, building, and delivering successful software projects across a range of technologies

  • Experience delivering prototypes and MVPs on a path toward productization on an accelerated timeline

  • Demonstrated hands-on ability to lead software projects and mentor junior engineers, with an aptitude for problem solving

  • Experience providing technical oversight for projects, tools, and infrastructure

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

Nice-To-Have Experience

  • Continuous integration processes and tools

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • 3D, AR, and VR development with Unity3D

  • Mobile, iOS and Android

  • Wiring front-end prototype to back-end APIs

  • Working closely with a user experience team

About Cisco Systems, Inc.

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Node.js, Vue.js, React, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, AI, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Python, OpenCV, Tensorflow, PyTorch, AR, VR, Mobile, Unity3D

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.