Scope of Responsibilities:
Manager a team of engineers developing platform dependent software for Ciena s next generation network operating system for Packet Networking access and aggregation products.
In collaboration with the platform independent common operating system organization, and the access and aggregation platform hardware organization, own the platform dependent OS software releases for access and aggregation portfolio.
Responsibilities include all platform dependent OS software ranging from: merchant silicon software development kits; hardware abstraction layer; resource management; physical equipment management of system resources and health; hot-swap platform subsystems; pluggable optics ranging from grey, to coherent, to special purpose; platform trusted root security; platform independent common network OS port; continuous integration of platform software releases; unit test and sanity test of platform software releases.
Furthermore, work in collaboration with common OS organization to support the incorporation and validation of future generations of technologies into the platform independent software.
Partner with access and aggregation platform Product Line Management on platform strategic priorities, platform roadmaps, and supporting customer engagements.
Lead, inspire and mentor a world-class platform software organization.
Ensure product and technology decisions and roadmaps are fully aligned with, and support, the Ciena vision, strategy, and business operating plan.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Build, organize, drive, measure a world-class, networking-savvy, platform software development team
Ensure the successful definition, architecture, design, implementation, and timely, quality delivery of Packet Networking platform products
Leveraging Agile scrum and DevOps processes, drive innovation, rapid prototyping, early phase deliveries, and general availability versions of differentiated, leading-edge platform products against challenging timelines with concurrent hardware and software new product development
Drive timely and balanced decisions regarding use of commercial software, partner software, open source software, in-house development, and outsource development partners. Ensure appropriate community engagement models when leveraging open source
Actively participate and contribute in Packet Networking leadership and decisions as a member of the Packet Networking platform leadership team
Collaborate across the entire Ciena software technology leadership community to ensure appropriate overall software product portfolio rationalization, interoperability, and reuse
Technologies: SDN/NFV, IP, MPLS/SR, L2VPN/EVPN, L3VPN, multicast, Carrier Ethernet and associated L2 and L3 OAM/SAT, packet timing/GNSS
Proven experience successfully organizing and leading software product development organizations
Demonstrated success leading complex software products through the full product Life Cycle (definition, development, delivery, maintenance, end-of-life)
Proven experience delivering complex software products to the Service Provider and/or large Enterprise marketplaces
Self-starter, highly organized, effective at dealing with ambiguity and change, creative
World class leader who can motivate teams in challenging and complex times
Collaborative, team-player, but also not afraid to take a stand and debate options unemotionally
Education and Experience:
3+ years in engineering management
Min 15+ years software engineering
Extensive knowledge of system, Linux, Network OS, Ethernet, and IP technologies
Strong executive leadership skills and presence
Outstanding communication, presentation and influencing skills
Track record of cross-functional collaboration to achieve business objectives
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Functional Area:IT Software – Embedded, EDA, VLSI, ASIC, Chip Design
Role Category:Programming & Design
Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent
LinuxNetworkingTalent acquisitionEthernetSATSiliconOpen sourceResource managementMPLSEmbedded software
Desired Candidate Profile
Please refer to the Job description above
PG:Post Graduation Not Required
Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required
Ciena India Private Ltd.
Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, expanded its global presence with the launch of a R&D centre located in Gurgaon, India. The 95,000 square foot facility is Ciena’s first core research and development centre outside of North America, and is expected to employ more than 300 product development engineers within the next three years.
Ciena’s Gurgaon R&D Centre will focus on technologies such as Storage Extension and Optical Transport, including ultra long-haul, long-haul, regional and metropolitan applications, as well as Multiservice Switching, Broadband Access and Network Management. The Gurgaon Centre will supplement and work collaboratively with Ciena’s existing research and development organization in North America.
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