Automation Architect- SIO

  • Company: Cisco
  • Posted: September 23, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1029684
The Business Entity
Cisco's Advanced Services Software Integration and Orchestration (SIO) team is looking for an experienced Software Architect/Engineer. This role is key to implement, customize, extend and integrate Automation Solutions for both physical and virtual infrastructure including Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Cloud, DC and WAN infrastructure. The Automation Solutions include Cisco products and solutions such as Network Services Orchestrator (NSO), WAN Automation Engine(WAE), Virtual Managed Services (VMS) as well as 3 rd party and OpenSource tools such as OpenStack, Work Flow Management and Integration Middleware.

The Team
The Team is comprised of Software Architects and Developers who work on a customer project to understand the customer requirements for Automation, implement Cisco's and 3rd party products with required extensions and customization, integrate into existing customer's OSS/BSS systems, perform Unit and Solution testing in a development environment, implement the developed solution in a customer's production environment and then provide day-2 support for ongoing optimization.

The Team interacts with Customer, Business Units, Sales team and Technical Services during the lifecycle of a project through Presales scoping/Proof-Of-Concept/Project delivery/Optimization. Customers include both Service Provider and Enterprise cutover segments.

Role & Responsibilities
The Candidate should be able to perform following activities: Technical solution requirements and scoping, architecture, design, implement, customize, extend, test and customer acceptance for Automation solutions such as Tail-NSO and NFV/VMS solutions and associated Systems Integration with customers incumbent OSS/BSS systems.

Candidate must be experienced in Agile methodology with Sprints (e.g. 2 weeks) based delivery such as in Requirements by 1 st sprint, Design by 2 nd sprint, POC by 3 rd sprint, Solution Minimum Viable Product (MVP) by 6 th sprint and then execute on additional customization/integration and onboard additional Use cases.

The person should have prior experience (about 8 years) of building agile but scalable and highly available software solution for carrier grade production deployments. The person should have prior experience with Virtualization, Cloud Computing and Dev-Ops software development. The person should have an experience with open source tools and integration middleware/APIs.

The person should have strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations. The person should be self-motivated and able to work independently and/or in support of or leading small teams

Desired Skills
The person should have hands-on skills on technologies including Java, Linux shell, Python, Perl, Ruby, Chef/Puppet, Web Services (REST), NETCONF, Databases, Middleware technologies, UI/JavaScript, MEAN Technology stack, Workflow Manager, VMware, OpenStack, Big Data and SDLC tools (Jenkins, Git). The person should also be familiar with Networking Technologies such as Routers, Switches Firewalls and Load Balancers.

About Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in Mobility, Cloud, Security, Collaboration, IT, and Analytics with a focus on Automation and Software. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected, imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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