Blue Planet Senior Software Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18
Petaluma, CA
Telecommunications.
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18

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What will you be doing in your role at Ciena?

We are looking for stellar software engineers to work on the team developing the Blue Planet Orchestration platform services and software development kit (SDK). You will:

* Develop new software micro-services, libraries, and features that form the platform supporting service orchestration

* Extend and create SDKs used by developers to author resource adapters, service templates, and lifecycle plans

* Work closely with the Blue Planet solution teams, internal developers, and customers to support their use of the platform to deliver complete solutions to customers

* Participate in all phases of an agile development cycle – plan, design, implement, review, test, deploy, document, and train

* Lead development projects, mentor junior engineers, and provide architectural direction

Areas of impact:

You will be working as a Blue Planet senior software engineer creating an orchestration platform that service providers use to manage service lifecycles and automate operations. Blue Planet is based on a modern software architecture that leverages open-source technologies, model-driven templates and container-based micro-services. Blue Planet facilitates the evolution toward more efficient, modernized network operations and software-defined programmability to accelerate the delivery of on-demand services, reduce costs, and enable a path to increased network autonomy.

Required experience and skills:

*Bachelors/Masters or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent experience

* Strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, algorithms & design patterns

* Development experience – preferably in languages such as Scala / Java / GoLang / Python

* Asynchronous programming patterns (e.g., Python frameworks like Twisted or the Akka framework on Scala)

* Functional programming languages and principles

* Development and use of RESTful APIs

* Interest and ability to quickly learn and ramp-up on new languages and technologies

* Ability to write understandable, reliable and testable code with minimum supervision

Desirable knowledge or experience in (a plus – not mandatory):

* Distributed, Highly-available systems running at large scale

* Distributed platforms which use Kafka, Elasticsearch, Cassandra or similar systems

* Cloud environments (e.g., Docker, AWS, Openstack etc.,)

* Database technologies including distributed SQL, graph databases, and Datomic

* Network management protocols including SNMP, TL1, NETCONF, CLI, etc.

* Basic understanding of networking including L2/L3 Switching & Routing

* Fundamentals of SDN, NFV (Network function virtualization), and Orchestration

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