Lead Engineer - Network Planning Software - C++, RMSA (NR-15)
Ciena Corporation
5d ago


  • 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 client server, desktop based or 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
  • Translate functional requirements into development tasks and provide project manager accurate time estimates for completion
  • Troubleshooting and debugging of reported issues
  • Keep yourself abreast with latest technology trends
  • General Activities

  • Feature analysis and discussion with product owners to understand and frame the detailed requirements with design estimates.
  • Work in Agile Scrum and create / update Jira’s with detailed description, DoD & acceptance criteria.
  • Design and Implementation
  • Unit testing & integration testing.
  • Work with product verification team in resolving feature defects.
  • Collaboration with stakeholders

    Work collaboratively with :

  • Product Owner
  • Product Line Manager (PLM)
  • Product Verification
  • Areas of impact

  • Network Planning Software
  • Experience

    Candidate should have 7+ years of experience in following :

  • Problem Solving, Excellent Aptitude and Positive Attitude - Critical
  • End-to-end software development (requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, and support) - Critical
  • LanguagesC++ (Version 11+ or later preferred), OOPS CriticalC#.Net - DesirableDynamic Languages - Scala, Python - Desirable
  • PlatformMicroServices, ASP.NET Core.NET Framework 4.5.1 or laterMessage Queues like KafkaUnit Test Frameworks e.g. GoogleTest, NUnit
  • DB / File Formats / ORMDatabases e.g. Cassandra, AWS -S3JSON, XMLnHibernate / Hibernate / Entity Framework
  • Client / ServerREST 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
  • Good Communication Skills - Critical
  • 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 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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