Software Engineer- C#.Net, REST API
Gurgaon, India
1d 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.

What will you do at Ciena?

A software designer is required to aid in the development of a Web based / Cloud based, network design and engineering application for Real Time Network Planning.

This application is developed for Ciena’s leading edge MCP (Management Control and Planning) and on standalone Application Cloud Platform The application will assist customers in the design and development of Optical DWDM, OTN and Packet networks featuring Ciena’s market leading and pioneering optical products and technologies.

This application is used to design and deploy Ciena’s Transport, Switching and Packet hardware for Long haul, Regional and Metro networks.

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.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of engineers and software designers and will gain firsthand experience developing software


  • Analysis, software design and implementation to validate and optimize DWDM, OTN, Packet based networks, which are designed based on a variety of parameters
  • Apply design principles to work in a client server, microservice-based or desktop 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 :

  • Peers
  • Release Manager
  • Product Owner
  • Product Line Manager (PLM)
  • Product Verification
  • Experience

    Candidate should have 1 to 7 years of experience in following :

  • End-to-end software development (requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, and support) - Critical
  • Critical Skills C# .Net Framework, .Net Core REST API ASP.NET Core Microservices OOPS Design principles and Design patterns
  • Desirable Skills WPF Message Queues like Kafka Postgres Cassandra AWS - S3 nHibernate / Hibernate / Entity Framework
  • 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, OTN, Packet 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
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