Automation Software Engineer wanted at CISCO – Dubai

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Automation Software Engineer – SIO
JOB ID 1239888
Cisco’s Advanced Services (AS) Software Integration and Orchestration (SIO) team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work on design, develop, build, test and integration of Automation & Orchestration solutions. The team works with large Service Provider and Enterprise customers to help transform their networks to virtualized, automated, cloud enabled, self-healing and secure network systems. The Automation solutions cover both physical and virtual infrastructure including Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Hardware/Software Disaggregation, Cloud, DC, WAN, Mobility and Security infrastructure.

The Software Developer role is to work with team of software developers working on Automation solutions leveraging software products & tools from both Cisco and non-Cisco (OpenSource, 3rd party) vendors. The Automation solutions may be comprised of software products & tools such as Network Services Orchestrator (NSO), NFV solutions to automate Cisco and 3rd party Virtual Network Functions (VNFs), Ansible, OpenStack, Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP), Integration Middleware, Workflow Management and UI/Portal systems.

Who You are

The Team is comprised of Automation Architects, Software Development Leads and Software Developers who work on customer’s software integration, automation & orchestration projects. The work activities are;

understand customer requirements
advise customer on possible solution options
design the solution
implementation of solution using Cisco and 3rd party products with potential extensions and customizations
integrate into existing customer’s OSS/BSS systems
package and deploy solution in the target environments
perform integration, system & acceptance testing in various non-production as well as in a customer’s production environmet
provide day-2 support and ongoing optimization.

Who You’ll Work With

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. The role is to work in a small team of software SMEs spread globally.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

The role of Software Developer is work in small team of software developers & automation architects to build and deliver integration, automation & orchestration solutions. Internally, the person works with the virtual team of developers and testers and externally, the person may work with customer’s technical leads and middle management.

The candidate should be able to perform the following activities: comprehension of solution requirements & documentation, solution architecture & design, Test-Driven and Behavior Driven development (TDD/BDD), software customization, software deployment architecture and software packaging, integration, system and customer acceptance testing for the customer’s software solution.

Candidate must be experienced on Agile Software Development methodology.

The candidate should have prior experience (about 3-5 years) of delivering on complex and highly scalable software projects.

The candidate 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 small teams

Desired Skills

The person should have skillsets on most of these software technologies:

Hands-on experience with programming languages like Java, Python, JavaScript, No-SQL & Relational Database
Hands on experience with software integration – Web Services (SOAP/RESTful), ESBs
Working knowledge of network & software configuration tools such as Tail-f/NSO, Ansible, Chef/Puppe
Working knowledge of BPMN workflow engines (jBPM/Activiti or Camunda etc) is preferre
Hands on experience with SDLC tools (Jenkins, Git, Automated Testing Frameworks
Working knowledge of MEAN stack (Mongo, Express, Angular & Node.JS) is preferre
Knowledge of Virtualization & Cloud (VMware, OpenStack)
Knowledge of Analytics with Big Data, AI, Machine Learning algorithms
Exposure to networking architectures including DC, WAN, Campus, Mobility, Security is a plus