Senior Software Engineer
4d ago

Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day.

This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies.

Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.

Job Summary : We are looking for motivated Java senior developers to work in Ciena’s NextGen NMS system i.e BluePlanet MCP.

BluePlanet MCP is Ciena’s domain controller, automating lifecycle operations of Ciena’s packet and optical networks. Based on Microservices architecture, MCP helps network operators to Plan, provision, and turn up multi-layer services quickly using a highly intuitive interface.

MCP marks a strategic shift from legacy network management software, enabling the transformation to open, scalable software control that easily integrates into network operators’ Billing and Operations Support Systems (B / OSS) and Orchestration layers using open REST APIs.

Roles and Responsibilities :

As a senior software developer / architect, you would be involved in the


  • Collaborate in an Agile scrum teams working on the Features for the management and control of Packet Optical Devices of Ciena’s product suite
  • Understand Platform related requirement from Product Owners / Product Line Management and translate them into engineering design and architecture
  • Prototype and do Proof of Concepts using new alternative
  • Analyze the existing platform for performance bottlenecks and reliability
  • Troubleshooting product issues found in System Integration Testing and Customer deployments.
  • Mandatory skills :

  • 5-8 years of experience with distributed software development.
  • Good hands on experience with Kafka and Cassandra in setting up the cluster and resolving issues at scale.
  • Excellent programming skills in Java with good understanding of sync / async, multithreading programming, concurrency handling techniques
  • Experience of developing in container based architectures(microservices) using UNIX based Operating Systems
  • Must have experience in version control systems like GIT; package management tools (npm,pip, etc)
  • Familiarity with using CI / CD, Agile / Scrum methodology for software development
  • Educational Qualification :

  • Bachelors / Masters of Engineering in Computer Science
  • About Ciena

    Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome.

    We attract the best and brightest those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success.

    Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values : Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.

    Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose.

    We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world.

    With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!

    Being You Ciena

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    We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.

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