Sr. Groovy/Java Microservice Web Application Developer

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id

Cisco is seeking a senior Java/Groovy web application developer and technical leader to develop restful microservices in a Docker-based environment. Our team is building a fully open source container hosting platform based on Kubernetes. We are just getting started on our journey and have plans to integrate with many custom and off-the-shelf solutions such as: Splunk, Sysdig, CloudShark, Gluster FS, Kong, and Let’s Encrypt.This is a perfect time to join the team as we have just scratched the surfaceof what is possible and are seeking the brightest minds to help us build this emerging platform. We need a Java and Groovy wizard who knows how to conjure restful microservices out of thin air while engaging in team collaboration on all aspects of design, testing, implementation, and operations.


  • Develop custom Java/Groovy web-based applications
  • Collaborate with architects and developers on design and planning
  • Interpret high-level requirements and refine as agile-based implementation stories
  • Be a flexible team player willing to learn new things and teach others


  • Develop custom Java/Groovy web-based applications
  • Be a flexible standout colleague willing to learn new things and teach others Skills and Experience
  • Need 12+ years of overall software development related experience

• 8+ years developing Java-based applications(required)

• 4+years developing Groovy-based applications (highly preferred)
• 4+ years using dependency-injection design(Guice DI including JSR-330 preferred)
• 4+ years using Drop-wizard or its core technologies (Logback, Jetty, Jersey, Hibernate, etc.)
  • 3+ years of using Container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, etc in your projects. • 3+ years developing RESTful APIs with JAX-RS • 3+ years using Gradle (preferred) or Maven build tools
  • Very good communication and collaboration skills (required)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (required)
  • Expertise applying 12-factor apps ( TDD, DI, DRY principles
  • Experience writing defensive code using standards such as JSR-305
  • Strong knowledge of web architecture and technologies (HTTP/S, AJAX, JSON, CORS, etc.)
  • Ability to build elegant and well-documented code without over-engineering
  • Knowledge of Docker high-level architecture and deployment models preferred
  • Experience with OpenJDK8 preferred
  • Experience with H2 or HSQLDB preferred
  • Experience with NATS or other message queues preferred
  • Advanced degree in relevant field or equivalent education via career experience

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