Site Reliability Engineer - ETI

  • Location:
    Offsite, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Security
  • Job Id

We are a part of Emerging Technologies and Incubation Group focused on identifying breakthrough emerging solutions that create new markets and businesses for Cisco.  We incubate these new opportunities in partnership with our business groups, partners and other startups.  The team also continues progress Cisco’s important work with Standards bodies and manage research partnerships with leading-edge Universities. 

What You'll Do 

As an SRE team member, you will be responsible for creating and evolving the environments, tooling, and practices leveraged by continually evolving application teams as they transform research ideas into products that will be taken to market to make a meaningful difference for Cisco and the industry. Specifically, you will: 

  • Use sound systems design to deliver available, observable, and scalable common services 

  • Collaborate with our partners from the multiple application teams who are leveraging our services, working to ensure their success 

  • Participate in evaluations and build vs. buy decisions across open source and the greater Cisco community for each service required, as well as its implementation, including deployment, monitoring, and evolution 

  • Develop software – code, scripts, and configuration – to reliably and repeatedly deploy, monitor, and evolve services.  

  • Develop standards and practices used by all teams – application and platform – to build operable services 

  • Participate in the on-call rotation for the services delivered by the SRE/Platform team 

  • Participate in Incident Command”, assisting application service owners with triage, remediation, and postmortems for their incidents, ensuring lessons learned are implemented across all teams 

Who You'll Work With 

The Emerging Technologies and Incubation (ET&I) team is a highly visible group which reports directly to Cisco’s CEO. ET&I focuses on the next wave of innovation by anticipating, investing in, and incubating new technologies and business ventures.  

You will be part of the Incubation team in the US, to develop new solutions, and bring them to market in a startup like environment. 

Who You Are 

  • Start-up experience strongly preferred; you have worked in startups or startup ventures within larger organizations 

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Systems-level thinker; you consider where a problem should be solved, no just how. 

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, ever-changing environment. 

  • Willingness to lead and do; while this is an individual contributor role, you will be responsible for taking the initiative to drive your own projects to completion, as well as ensuring the success of those who you are building for. 

  • Expertise and experience in delivering large-scale systems using cloud technologies including but not limited to public cloud platforms such as GCP, Azure & AWS. 

  • Well versed with engineering, QA and technical operations practices with agile application development and delivery vehicles. 

  • 2+ experience with software development.  We build repeatable systems through automation 

  • 2+ years experience with “DevOps” or infrastructure-as-code tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or Terraform 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, CIS, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience 


Why Cisco 

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.  

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people. 

  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better. 

  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices. 

  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities. 

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The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S., unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.