Software Engineer- Datacenter - Bachelors or Masters (Graduate) - UK

  • Location:
    Feltham, England, United Kingdom
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
  • Job Type
    New Graduate
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Software Development, Testing
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Location: Bedfont Lakes, Feltham, UK  

Start Date: September 2020  


Who We Are? 

We are the Data Center Network Services team within Cisco IT that supports network services for Cisco Engineering and business functions worldwide. Our mission is simple – build the network of the future that is adaptable and agile on Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), a software-defined networking solution.  

ACI is deployed, monitored, and managed with a DevOps approach to support rapid application changes.  We invest in transformative technologies that enable us to deliver services in a fast and reliable manner.  


What you’ll do 

Be coached by world-class leaders who will challenge and mentor you.  Join with a team of new graduates all starting your careers together, increase your professional development whilst meeting the demands of your projects and programs.   

  • Learn and grow your professional skills on software and technology 

  • Work with highly talented engineers to develop and deliver software solutions to manage and support Data Center Network services 

  • Participate on design, develop, test and deploy DC network SDN capabilities within Data Center Network.  

  • You will create innovative, high-quality capabilities enabling our clients the best possible experience.  



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with some project exposure on network software solutions 

  • Very strong programming skills, experience in software development lifecycle methodologies, including design, development, testing, packaging, deployment, upgrade and support. 

  • Working knowledge of Python, Ansible, or similar programming languages, exposure to QA technique and test tools, such as SonarQube 

  • Familiarity with DevOps principles, software engineering, be able to read and understand code, API development, etc. 


What we offer 

At Cisco, we truly believe in the well-being of our employees and work-life balance, and our benefits package is designed to reflect this. On top of your remuneration package, you may be entitled to receive these Benefits & Perks as part of our People Deal and benefits package. (May vary location) 


Other onsite office facilities including; Free shuttle buses between local stations and the Cisco Campus office, access to the ‘IT Nest Zone’ with gaming facilities, Starbucks Coffee bar, massage chairs, nap pods, an onsite Nuffield Health gym and showers. 


Apply by 15th November to be considered. Assessment centres will be held in December. 


Our selection process is as follows: Application - Recruiter Telephone Assessment - Hiring Team Telephone Interview – Cisco IT day incorporating an Assessment Centre. 


You must be able to live and work in the UK. EU visa sponsorship is available, unfortunately, we do not sponsor International visas. 


Why you will love Cisco: 

At Cisco we connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.  
We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 


Life in Cisco IT: 

In Cisco IT we are uniquely positioned to see how the rest of the business operates – because between us - we support everyone! The possibilities to create, to build solutions that impact transformational change are endless because change is our constant. 


Our team is everywhere, and so whilst based in the UK, we regularly work with people across the world and occasionally travel to meet each other.   


We are devoted to spreading the word about technology in the community and ask our graduate hires to do the same, allocating 10-20% of their time in the first year to initiatives such as IamIT in schools and STEM events.  In addition to this we like to have fun and have regular team events.  


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