Software Developer
3d 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.

We are looking for highly motivated and talented software engineer to work on developing & maintaining Blue

Planet’s Resource Adapters (RA), device simulators and RA generator tool. You will be implementing data

models, ingress and egress adaptation layer components between Blueplanet Orchestrator and external devices

in micro-services oriented, container-based system architecture.


  • Develop new software micro-services, libraries, and features for Resource Adapters, NETCONF / YANG
  • based device simulator, and tool to auto generate data model and RA pipeline

  • Create automated test suites for executing test automation of RA features
  • Troubleshooting product issues found in system integration testing and customer deployments
  • Work closely with local and remote software development & test teams
  • Participate in all phases of the development cycle plan, design, implement, review, test, deploy, and
  • documentation

    Required experience and skills

  • Bachelors / master’s in computer science with 3+ years of software development experience
  • Strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, algorithms & design patterns
  • Development experience, preferably using Python, Jinja templates and JSON
  • Interest and ability to quickly learn and ramp-up on new languages, frameworks, and technologies
  • Ability to write understandable, reliable and testable code with minimum supervision
  • Desirable knowledge or experience in (a plus not mandatory)

  • Distributed, Highly available systems running at large scale
  • Distributed platforms and stream processing using Kafka or similar systems
  • Cloud environments (e.g., Docker, AWS, Openstack etc.)
  • Fundamentals of SDN and NFV (Network function virtualization)
  • Basic understanding of networking including L0 / L1 / L2 / L3 Switching & Routing, NETCONF, YANG
  • 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

    As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual’s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally.

    Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law.

    We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.

    Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

    If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measures required for you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

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