AppD DevOps Engineer Jobs in San Francisco, CA at Cisco

Title: AppD DevOps Engineer

Company: Cisco

Location: San Francisco, CA

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Telecommunications & Hardware

Job Description

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our SaaS Operations team. This is a unique opportunity where you will get a chance to work with an established and rapidly evolving platform that handles billions of requests and massive amounts of events, and other data. It is real-time, very scalable, and highly available, and is the source of data for performance and business monitoring, troubleshooting and alerting, data visualization, and analytics.

The engineers in this team have a passion for big data and analytics, infinitely scalable and highly available real-time platforms. They understand the importance of data collected from every application and component in a software-defined business environment – web, mobile, server, infrastructure, hardware – in enabling the most advanced and effective business and IT decision-making.

In this position, you will be responsible for taking on new initiatives to automate, enhance, and scale services (our big data platform, for example) in a rapidly-scaling SaaS environment. You will provide deep expertise to help steer scalability and stability improvements early in the life-cycle of development. You will work with the rest of the team to automate existing processes that deploy, test, and lead our production environments. As an advocate for quality and reliability, you’ll help ensure that services are designed for stability, scalability, and conform to standard methodologies that you will identify and evangelize.


Designing and implementing deployment automation and configuration management.

Enhancing application code and making recommendations to the dev team to ease application operationalization.

Designing and enforcing best practices and standards for new application services.

Working with the dev team to ensure application availability targets are met.

Designing application monitoring to detect and help resolve problems.

Responding to and resolving technical emergencies.

About You

You have a passion for software engineering, automation, and operations and are excited about reliability, availability and performance. You also enjoy developing and managing real-time distributed platforms and services that scale to billions of requests. The ideal candidate has experience working in a rapidly changing environment and prides yourself on being an energetic self-starter with an intrinsic motivation to make a positive impact on the team and the product.

You also have:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in CSE, EE, CSM, or other related technical discipline.

Minimum of 3 years of DevOps or development and operations combined experience.

Experience with orchestration and configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Helm)

Experience with scaling and operationalizing distributed data stores, file systems, and services (eg. Kafka, Elasticsearch etc.)

Significant scripting and automation experience (eg. Python and Bash)

Running services in AWS or other cloud platforms, strong experience with Linux systems.

Experience with frequent and incremental development, testing, and deployment.

Availability for on-call after hours support and familiarity with tools like PagerDuty.

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Valid through: 6/13/2020


About Cisco

Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San José, California, in the center of Silicon Valley, that develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment, and other high-technology services and products. Through its numerous acquired subsidiaries, such as OpenDNS, WebEx, and Jasper, Cisco specializes into specific tech markets, such as Internet of Things, domain security, and energy management.