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  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Ciena may well be the most important technology company youve 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) 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

A software Architect is required for the development of Web based/Cloud based, network design and engineering application for Real Time Network Planning, which is part of a larger, multi-site development effort This application is developed for Cienas leading edge Blue PlanetTM platform The application will assist customers in the design and development of SONET/SDH, OTN & Optical DWDM networks featuring Cienas market leading and pioneering optical products and technologies This application is used to design and deploy Cienas Transport, Switching and Packet hardware for Long haul, Regional and Metro networks

The successful candidate will be responsible for taking key architecture / platform related decisions, after considering inputs from key stakeholders Will be responsible for design and development of libraries / platform / infrastructure lead by example This role requires excellent attention to detail, rigorous reviews and guidance to team, frequently need to examine system requirements including upcoming asks and translate them into actionable tasks / stories

The successful candidate will be expected follow a disciplined approach to software development to ensure that the application is delivered with high quality, to the required specifications, and by the required delivery date


Will be responsible for gathering requirements and directing the activities of the rest of the design team
Understand Network Planning software architecture and establish best coding practices, test driven development and continuous integration methodologies
Evolve Network Planning Software towards Micro-Services based architecture keeping Real Time Planning as an objective
Continuous review and refactor of existing code for better performance and development velocity improvement
Translate system-level software architecture requirements into detailed implementable design stories
Assist in the requirements analysis and high-level design of software features Provide technical guidance throughout the development process
Analysis, software design and implementation to validate and optimize DWDM, SONET/SDH, OTN based networks, which are designed based on a variety of parameters
Apply design principles to work in a Web based/Cloud based and microservice-based development environment and keeping in mind performance and memory constraints
Work collaboratively with Product Owner, Product Line Manager (PLM) and Verification
Complete assigned development tasks including unit testing and documenting work
Troubleshooting and debugging of reported issues
Keep yourself abreast with latest technology trends
Assist in interviewing and hiring the development team

Collaboration with stakeholders

Work collaboratively with

Peers - Blue Planet Architects
Release Manager
Product Owner
Product Line Manager (PLM)
Product Verification

Areas of impact

Network Planning Software
Blue Planet MCP
Planner Plus


Candidate should have 10 years of overall experience and should have architected from the very start and deployed successfully at least couple of solutions in Cloud based environment

In addition to guiding development teams, you will be responsible for conducting research on existing systems and devising solutions that work within those systems They may also meet directly with clients to demonstrate solutions, answer questions regarding software capabilities and requirements, and work to resolve issues that arise during the development cycle

Strong Software Engineering skills including object-oriented analysis and design, End-to-end software development (requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, and support) - Critical
Experience with real-time software, and large, multi-processor, highly-concurrent systems
Decent Knowledge of Design Patterns, Data Structures and exposure to Performance Improvement
Deep understanding of software development processes and tools
Extensive experience with all aspects of software project management
Languages Dynamic Languages Python Critical
Reactjs, Emberjs - Critical
Knowledge of Dockers, Linux, JS - Critical
C#Net, OOPS - Critical
C (C 11 or later preferred) Critical

Platform - Critical Linux, MicroServices
Message Queues like Kafka

DB/File Formats/ORM No SQL Databases eg Cassandra
nHibernate/Hibernate/Entity Framework

Client/Server REST API, Web Services, SOAP

Decent Knowledge of Data Structures and exposure to Performance Improvement - Critical

Additional skills

Problem Solving, Excellent Aptitude and Positive Attitude - Critical
Excellent Verbal and written Communication Skills - Should be able to explain his ideas Critical
Should be able to explain well his ideas in the team - Critical
Ability to resolve complex issues that may require design trade-offs
Open to travel as needed to the NA
Good managerial skills and promote clear and open communications
Good Interpersonal Skills - Critical
Exposure to docker containers - Desired
Knowledge of concepts in terms of DWDM, SONET/SDH, OTN and knowledge of telecom object models Desired
Experience with Agile software development methodologies Desired
Familiarity/experience with other technologies, including; database design, Client/Server etc is considered an asset
Prior knowledge of EMS/NMS will be an asset

Rewarding experience Meaningful outcomes

Making a difference in peoples lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies Thats 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

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 03rd Jun 2020

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