DevOps Engineer

Ciena   •  

San Jose, CA

Industry: Telecommunications


Less than 5 years

Posted 41 days ago

  • Ciena may well be the most important technology company you’ve never heard of. The innovations that wow us (driverless cars), and those we now take for granted (the ability to mobile-stream your favorite show on the subway) are the products of ingenuity from some brilliant and forward-thinking companies. But those companies rely on Ciena, another vanguard of innovation, to create and advance the underlying networks that bring their breakthroughs to our doorsteps. VR, AI, IOT, 5G … literally none of it would be possible without the mind-boggling technology that makes the internet itself work. For more than 25 years, Ciena has been the global leader in networking strategy, and our technology has been part of the critical infrastructure running within the most advanced companies in the world.

    What will you do at Ciena:

    At Ciena we are building more adaptive networks in response to the constantly changing world.  This is an opportunity to impact the world by developing software and hardware technologies that impact Global Networks, Private and Public Cloud Solutions, 4G/5G communications, and SD-WAN.  Developing great networking technology takes more than desire: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who reach out to the world through their respective talents. At Ciena, we provide multiple avenues for you to make the world a better place. If you’re looking for more than just a job, we invite you to explore the opportunities available and apply today.


    • Developing and supporting tools to improve the efficiency of the CI/CD process. Investigate, debug and resolve build and test issues, coordinating branch strategies, and the overall management of the automated build and test system
    • Build and Deliver our development, early access and general next Generation SAOS releases; interacting with multiple teams, such as Engineering, Support, Corporate IT, Product Management, Documentation, etc.
    • SCM support: branch management, merge conflict resolution, setting up processes and policies
    • Assist teams with change management (e.g., adding new platforms, compiler updates, or operating systems changes).
    • Systems Infrastructure: Troubleshooting server and system related issues on multi-platform environment as needed to support the daily build and continue build infrastructure
    • Managing build systems: Monitor health of builds, root cause analysis of failed unit tests, automated any outliers to improve continuous integration, discover/understand/eliminate bottles


     General Activities:

    The dev-ops Engineer will be an evangelist for good software engineering practices; to continuously improve speed, efficiency and scalability of the build and test systems; work across functional (development/testing, deployment, systems/infrastructure) and project teams to ensure continuous operation of build, test systems; automate wherever feasible and ensuring smoot CI/CD process.

    Collaboration with stakeholders:

    Engineers may develop a range of products including device drivers, patches, operating system modifications, EDI routines, graphics modules, etc. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a projectWork is independent and collaborative in nature.  Provides regular updates to manager on project/account status.

    Areas of impact:

    You will be part of the team responsible for building, releasing, automating and configuring changes through all stages of the build and release cycle.

    Experience :

    • 3-5 years of DevOps/build and CI/CD release engineering experience
    • Experience with SCM tools such as Git
    • Experience with Branch management
    • Good understanding of SW lifecycle
    • Strong communication skill with cross functional teams
    • Strong skill on scripting such as python, shell/bash script and perl  (good to know c)
    • Good understanding on Linux/Unix System
    • Experience on infrastructure automation tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo or TeamCity
    • Good understanding about Git, bitbucket, Yocto or other Linux build distributions systems



    Rewarding experience. Meaningful outcomes.

    Making a difference in people's lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies. That's what motivates us.

    A distinct way to work

    Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm. Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional.

    Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age.

    Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

    What you can expect from us

    • You will receive notification of your successful application
    • Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion
    • If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process
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