Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails focused)

Remote - US Full Time Senior
$116K - $222K Yearly

Published on June 29, 2024

We believe that when passionate people are able to spend less time struggling with technology, they can spend more time on what matters—like teaching kids, running businesses, keeping airports safe, and connecting disaster victims with relief. That’s the real power of simplicity.

At Cisco Meraki, our intuitive platform enables organizations of all sizes to deliver customer and employee experiences at scale. To provide best-in-class technologies to our customers, we've created an unrivaled company culture for our employees. One that is collaborative, flexible, and inclusive and provides employees with the autonomy to develop technology that's intuitive, secure, and accessible for everyone.
Meraki’s product Dashboard teams are small, fast-moving teams striving to make our products unique by balancing their feature-rich abilities and their simplicity. You’ll be developing the tools by which our customers configure and monitor network devices worldwide. Our full-stack engineers are well-versed in a wide array of CS concepts and are excited to jump around languages, platforms, and all levels of the Meraki stack!
We are seeking a Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer with a strong focus on Ruby-on-Rails for the Tools and platform team. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the success of our team’s mission, not to mention our customers’ lives.
About the Team:
The Cloud Tools and platform team is responsible for all the testing infrastructure of the cloud projects in Meraki. This includes the development of tests for innovative new features, spanning from mobile to performance, as well as developing the testing framework to support new use cases and workflows.
The Opportunity:
Our products are used in over a million networks and our customers rely on our products to serve ten million people. With the large footprint that we have, quality is our highest priority. We are looking for a Lead full-stack engineer who is as passionate about quality as we are. Your contributions will make a direct impact on the success of our business.
Example projects of an engineer at Tools & Frameworks team:
  • Responsible for crafting and building some of the high-impact technology projects.
  • Assist in the development of our testing framework
  • Participate in requirements/design discussions with Product managers & development team and represent the platform team.
  • Foster a culture of quality, teamwork, and inclusiveness.
  • Share your knowledge by giving brown bags, tech talks, and evangelizing engineering standard methodologies.
  • Be involved in resolving some of the complex scale-related problems
  • Integrate end-to-end tests into the build pipelines and develop metrics such as test pass rates/importance etc.
You are an ideal candidate if you have:
  • Have an overall of 7+ years of experience in building system applications, starting from gathering requirements to implementing the design, backend services, and deploying the application on the production.
  • Have 5+ years of experience in Ruby on Rails
  • Can implement good database design in a relational database (we use Postgres).
  • Ability to read code and tackle technical issues; Lead high-priority failure investigation and implement the fixes.
  • Experience with building, supporting, maintaining, and scaling automation in a CI/CD environment.
  • Prior experience in creating and using test automation frameworks for functional, UI, API, and performance testing.
  • Are interested in career advancement. We're looking for leaders, whether that means
  • Encourage the cultivation of original ideas by investing in innovation and embracing out-of-the-box thinking to successfully bring them to market.
Bonus points if you have:
  • Experience with containerization technologies docker, Swarm, or Kubernetes.
  • Experience building cloud-based infrastructure and services (e.g. web applications).
  • Experience with networking
  • Experience with real-time dashboards
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.
Compensation Range: 
$116,400—$222,200 USD
Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada: 
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.
U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.
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