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Senior DevOps Engineer in Santa Clara, CA at NEC America

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job Description

NEC Enterprise Communication Technologies, Inc. (“NECECT”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation.  The company develops and supports a wide range of solutions, including Unified Communications, Software-defined networking, Video Analytics and IoT.

We are looking for an experienced SDE to help build the tools to streamline regular performance analysis, validation, and monitoring. Candidate will get exposure to the entirety of their platform, build a strong understanding of how our systems work and your contributions will have a company-wide impact. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a strong team, work on exciting technology and change the way we build software. 

・ Production traffic pattern analysis 
・ Synthetic load data design 
・ Load generation 
・ Performance bottleneck identification 
・ Fully automated management of scheduled load runs 
・ Performance monitoring of NEC applications and services. 
・ Design and implement performance infrastructure to safely execute load tests in production environments on a continuous basis. 
・ Design and implement automated traffic analysis and modeling using a variety of existing data systems. 
・ Drive initiatives across engineering teams with a focus on increasing site performance and stability. 
・ Work closely with other engineers within your group and across the product and engineering organization to identify problems and build effective technical solutions.

Key Qualifications:
・ At least 7+ years professional paid experience in software development, experience building developer-facing tools will be a plus 
・ Bachelors / Masters degree in Computer Science (or related field) from Top Computer Science School 
・ Recent Grads / Students are NOT ideal for this position 
・ Excellent coding skills in one or more languages: Java, C#, Scala, C++, Python or Ruby 
・ Development experience with service-oriented architectures (SOA) /microservices 
・ Knowledge / Familiar with tools like Blazemeter, New Relic, Splunk, Hadoop & Kafka. 
・ Experience with Docker and Kubernetes highly desired 
・ Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills 
・ Ability to work collaboratively through an agile development processthat promotes constant team communication 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills 
Language Skills: Excellent English written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
Mathematical Skills: Basic Math
Reasoning Skills: Ability to work effectively, add value as a team member and assume a leadership role with ability to train and disseminate information to other team members as an senior level software architect including virtual team members.
Ability to show strength working closely with other team members, managers and clients is a key element of this position. In-depth industry knowledge in the appropriate market segment(s) and in-depth technical knowledge in at least one area of specialization/solution. 

Ability to work effectively, collaboratively, and add value & leadership as a team member for the team. Demonstrated technical knowledge and consultative skills. Ability to train and disseminate technical and competitive information within area of expertise.  Ability to understand complex technical and selling situations and the ability to solve the problem or solicit the required resources.
Computer and/or Technical Skills: Leading-edge technical knowledge and consultative skills above reproach, with in-depth industry knowledge in the appropriate market segment(s).

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
General Work Environment: Office
Noise: Moderate
Standing/Lifting: 20 lbs.
Visual: Clear
Stress: High

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: No supervisory responsibility. 


Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit

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