Production Engineer
Cisco Systems, Inc
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
21h ago

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Who You’ll Work With This is an opportunity to work within a group of exceptional software engineers to develop and support one of the world's leading security products.

A successful candidate will be tasked with maintaining and supporting a growing complex application stack including such technologies as Ruby on Rails, MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, and many others all hosted on Amazon’s AWS cloud.

We are experts at discovering hard to find bugs, keeping the site up and running, and working with other business groups to support our fast-

growing business. We have a dynamic environment that inspires employees to craft, hone their talents and skills every single day.

Employees are self-motivated, results driven and engaged. We recognize and reward quality results and dedication to our company's purposes and principles.

What You’ll Do We are looking for a talented Software Engineer or Computer Scientist to join a team whose primary goal is to continuously improve the software and infrastructure stack. You will be tasked with :

  • Improving critical infrastructure with zero-downtime
  • Improving efficiency in how we write, test and ship our code
  • Working with our escalations group on fire-fighting production issues
  • Ensuring new code meets strict security requirements and writing supporting documentation
  • Supporting continuous monitoring and audit requirements
  • Working closely with Operations, Development, QA, and Production Support teams Who You Are Required Skills
  • You are a creative problem solver who enjoys diving into challenges
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • You have an unquenchable desire to learn new languages, technology and processes
  • Passionate about designing and building high-quality and secure software
  • Practical experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (MySQL, Mongo, Cassandra)
  • You have a background maintaining large scale software applications involving multiple data sources
  • Able to efficiently navigate, and use Unix based systems
  • You have knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • You are comfortable searching through logs and reading code
  • You are comfortable searching through logs and Desired Skills
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails or equivalent web framework
  • Knowledge or experience with version control systems such as git
  • Unix shell scripting
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools (e.g. Chef, Ansible)
  • Experience with CI / CD tools (e.g. GoCD, Jenkins)
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud infrastructure services
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Networking knowledge
  • Security experience
  • Experience with SDLC (Design, Development, Testing, Debugging and Bug fixing) What does an ideal candidate look like?
  • Possesses a strong interest in computer software outside of a work environment
  • Has a strong desire to contribute to open-source communities and projects
  • Great self-learner
  • Thinks about security and scale all the time Why Cisco The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide.
  • We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services.

    As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption.

    Your revolutionary ideas will influence everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond.

    Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work.

    With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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