Cisco Software Engineer - Python/Full Stack developer in Kanata, Ontario

Software Engineer - Python/Full Stack developer

  • Location: Kanata, Ontario, Canada

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Cloud and Data Center

  • Job Id 1229327


The Business Entity

Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. Since 1984, Cisco has led in the innovation of IP-based networking technologies such as routing, switching, security, unified communications, video, and wireless. Our responsible business practices help ensure business sustainability and environmentally conscious operations and products

The Team

Modernizing the Software Development Environment at Cisco bringing best in class tools from the industry and open source for use by engineers at Cisco. This job truly aims at changing the way every engineer at Cisco lives, plays, works and learns! The R&D campus in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is looking for experienced tools/software developers. You will be an active member of the development team and contribute to the implementation, testing and delivery of state-of-the-art tools infrastructure. We are looking for a collaborative engineering professional with substantial experience designing and development.

Role & Responsibilities

The R&D campus in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is looking for experienced SW/Tools developers. You will be an active member of the development team and contribute to the implementation, testing and customer delivery of state-of-the-art automation infrastructure solutions. Integrate new tools and developed technology frameworks/prototypes using different open source tools


  • Bachelor/Master Degree in CS/EE or equivalent

  • 6+ years of tools/software development experience

  • Interest in test automation, tooling & end-to-end test solutions

  • Proficiency in software development (one or more of, in the order of desirability): Python, Java, Tcl, C#, C/C+* Familiarity with Unix/Linux and web-application development (HTML, JavaScript, AJAX etc.)

  • Creative problem solving skills and excellent troubleshooting/debugging skills

  • Superior coding skills with a solid understanding of OOP design patterns & recipes

  • Solid understanding of software development and test processes

Desirable Pluses

  • Full-stack development experience, HTML5, NodeJS, Gunicorn, Nginx, HAProxy, WSGI, ASGI, etc

  • Working knowledge of DB ORM & Database (MySQL, NoSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB etc.); Data Collection APIs and SDKs; RESTful interfaces.

  • Experience with network test equipment, traffic generators such as IXIA, Spirent

  • Good grasp of networking technologies, routing protocols (ex. TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS), L2 technologies, IPv6, forwarding plane

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum process

The ideal candidate must possess the following soft skills:

  • Self-motivated & highly proactive

  • Strong problem solving skills and troubleshooting/debugging skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Flexibility and openness to change

  • Excellent teamwork and people skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time, prioritize them and manage time effectively

About 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 impact 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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