Technical Leader - Optical Telecom NMS Automation Development/Test
Location:Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Area of InterestEngineer - Software
Technology InterestService Provider
What You’ll Do
The SPNAA Applications team within Cisco facilitates business transitions by delivering innovative, outcome-driven management solution through network automation and analytics for Service Providers. Cisco Evolved Programmable Network Manager and Crosswork Suite product portfolio are comprehensive element, network and service management products for managing very large scale networks. They provide simplified, converged, end-to-end lifecycle management for carrier-grade networks of all sizes.
Who You’ll Work with
The Technical Leader in this group must have a very strong exposure in software development & test, applied to management/configuration of optical technologies, and delivery of top quality service provider products. This individual, beside the direct dev&test tasks, is expected to provide technical guidance, support the management directions, inspire the team, drive the estimations and contributing to the planning activities. He must also work closely with cross functional teams across geography to facilitate, participate in design and development to ensure success of ongoing development and testing activities.
Who You are :
The candidate must have a strong technical background, mainly on software/devices test & automation side and preferably from a product company building out large scale telecom engineering projects and working with high performance agile development team(s). Both software engineering skillset and optical domain technologies knowledge are key for this position, which is open both for leaders that comes from a sw development carrier and profiles more test oriented.
o Master degree in software/telecom engineering
o 15+ years of telecom industry experience with proven software design, development and test skills
o 8+ years of excellent hands-on Network Management/Automation domain, Java and Webservices based
o 5+ years of in-depth, hands-on experience with Optical technologies (DWDM & OTN), including Cisco NCS40xx, NCS20xx, NCS10xx devices/networks configuration
o Hands-on expertise of database, ORM(hibernate) and UML/modeling technologies
o Deep Working Knowledge of DWDM, OTN, SONET/SDH
o Working Knowledge of SNMP, TL1, syslog, IOS/IOS-XR CLI, HTTP, REST, JSON , XML, NETCONF/YANG etc
Skills are necessary to perform well in the project:
o (development profile) Exposure to technologies such as REST, JSON, XML, XSD, Xpath, XSLT, XQuery
o (development profile) Exposure to unit test tools such as, JUnit, TestNG, etc
o (development profile) Working knowledge of Git/Gerrit/SVN/MAVEN
o (test/automation profile) Knowledge of RUBY, PHYTON
o (test/automation profile) Experience in automation/testing tools like Junit, TestNG, Selenium and CI/CD infra like Jenkins
o (test/automation profile) Experience in software testing methodologies and processes, including automation scripting/frameworks, manual testing, planning / tracking, etc
o Knowledge of SQL/Database
o Experience of developing in UNIX/Linux Operating System environments (shell scripting)
o Agile development and testing experience
Apart from technical skills, the following behavioral attributes are highly desirable:
o An excellent team player and a mentor flexible to work on any assigned tasks and adjust to changing business priorities and plans. Should take initiative in product and process improvements.
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills to balance requirements, manage expectations, and drive effective results across teams
o Can-do attitude and a strong drive to take initiative and complete tasks. Independently deliver complex modules across teams, on time with excellent quality.
o Facilitates problem solving among team members and proactively comes up with good ideas and solutions to improve product value, quality and processes.
o Takes up new initiatives and complete them with minimal support from management.
o Must be a quick learner and should keep up-to-date with latest on technology, competitors and standards