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Senior Software Engineer, Backend UK

London, England SW1A 2
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About Cisco Meraki

At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect, empower, and drive us. Our mission is to simplify technology so our customers can focus on what's most meaningful to them: their students, patients, customers, and businesses. Were making networking easier, faster, and smarter with technology that simply works. We maintain a positive relationship with Cisco that gives us the stability and resources of a larger company without sacrificing our startup vibe.

Our devices are some of the most popular in the world: there are over 5.7 million devices online globally. This popularity comes with large scalability challenges: our backend handles more than 10 billion of requests to our devices 24/7/365.

About the role

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help build features and solve scalability and reliability challenges that faces Merakis Dashboard, the core web application and cloud infrastructure. 

You will be joining the Network Access Team which belongs to the Backend Group. The Backend Group is expanding to London where we have just started the team youre joining. Its an amazing opportunity to join a brand new team and shape its culture. 

For now, there are four teams in the group: 

The Network Access Team is responsible for scaling our distributed systems which enable advanced network authentication and policy enforcement on all Meraki devices.

What you will do:


Here are some real examples of the work the Backend Group have done lately that might help you to get a better idea of what this job entails:


About you

  • Experience in software development, particularly in backend, networking, distributed systems, databases, platform engineering or data processing.
  • Strong familiarity in at least one of the following languages: Scala, Ruby, Java, Python, C/C++, Go. We predominantly use Scala for backend and are exploring Go at the moment, but we also have some C++ and Ruby. 
  • Basic familiarity with SQL.
  • A focused, organized approach to development, testing, and quality.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience in analyzing, monitoring, and debugging distributed systems.
  • Ability to travel (not frequent) to our HQ in San Francisco.

We encourage you to drop us a line even if you dont have all the points above. That's a lot of different areas of responsibility! We will help you pick them up because we believe that great engineers come from diverse backgrounds. 

Bonus points for:

  • Personal projects or contributions to open-source projects
  • Mentorship or leadership experience
  • Passion for solving scalability challenges both on the organisational and technology levels

Life at Cisco Meraki

We are passionate about building real products that our customers love. We are confident you will love it here.

As a Cisco Meraki employee you can expect:

At Cisco Meraki, we don't just accept difference - it's one of our key values. Everybody In means we listen to each other's opinions. Everybody is accepted and valued here, and we are a team that works as one towards our goals. We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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Posted: 2019-06-10 Expires: 2020-01-05

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