AppD Software Engineer II, APM

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

About Us

Cisco AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With Cisco AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. Our integrated suite of products is built on our innovative, enterprise-grade App iQ Platform that enables our customers to make faster decisions that enhance customer engagement and improve operational and business performance. Cisco AppDynamics is uniquely positioned to enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformations by actively monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing complex application environments at scale which has led to proven success and trust with the Global 2000.

About the Role

Cisco AppDynamics is the largest / fastest growing APM product on the market. Your code will help diagnose issues happening in real-time with major companies like Boeing, Citi, GE and Nasdaq.

As part of the Monitoring Experience team, you will have the opportunity to work on making performance monitoring more usable, scalable and manageable. It starts from the moment a customer or potential customer installs the product, and then all the way to when they manage large fleets of their applications and infrastructure.

You will work directly with Product to build features that enable a broad spectrum of other teams within Cisco AppDynamics to develop our cloud and container monitoring technologies, getting involved in discussions at all levels to ensure Cisco AppDynamics is prepared for the next generation of web technologies.

You will be responsible for building everything from proofs-of-concept and usability prototypes to deployment-quality code. As part of the role, you will have the opportunity to work on building microservices to be deployed on our SaaS, and on-premise products.

About You

Skills and Experience

o  You have a sound knowledge of fundamental data structures, algorithms, and other computer science basics

o  You have about 5 years of experience or more (Bachelor’s degree in CS or related course preferred)

o  You are brave enough to work on multiple Operating Systems and are comfortable with platform-specific quirks

o  You have deep knowledge of at least one major Operating System (*nix and Windows) know a thing or two about daemons, service managers, containers and VMs

o  You enjoy working on the client (Go, C++, scripts) and do not mind lending a hand on the server (Java)

o  You are familiar with Java frameworks, OOAD and Design Patterns, RESTful design, secure programming practices

o  You have experience building scalable software for both Cloud (AWS) and On-premise setups

o  Prior open source contributions are a plus

Attitude and working style

o  You are passionate about producing the best quality software and sharing your enthusiasm

o  You are comfortable working with other engineers, reviewing code, collaborating on design while following a lightweight Scrum process

o  You can mentor less experienced engineers and are eager to work with more senior engineers and learn from them

o  You love to collaborate with Quality Assurance and Operations teams to deliver and deploy high-quality software on time


We know that the award-winning culture at Cisco AppDynamics is something to brag about, but here are more reasons that make you excited to get out of bed to come in the morning, like:

o  Medical, dental, vision coverage

o  401k match (4.5%)

o  Wellness perks (gym, hobbies, education, store discounts, personal finance)

o  4 weeks PTO, 5 days VTO, 14 holidays (including 1 birthday PTO and 1 floating holiday)

o  Mandatory company shut down between Christmas and New Years

o  Weekly catered breakfast and lunch, and all the snacks, fruits and drinks your heart desires, monthly happy hour events, and weekly massages

o  Brand new state of the art office in downtown San Francisco, centrally located near BART, Caltrain, Muni, the ferry, and a bike-share station

o  Free shuttle service and pre-tax commuter benefits

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