Sr.Principal- Microservices Architect-Edge Applications Architecture at Infinera Corporation
Sunnyvale, CA, US

Seeking an application architect to build micro services applications running on edge network devices, like line cards, node controller to control next generation networking devices.

Must have led conversion from monolithic EMBEDDED architecture over to micro services containerization and orchestration. Converted mono to micro.

The Systems Microservices Architect is responsible for the overall embedded system Microservices design and evolution, including front-end deployment and test architecture as well as the back-end container design and orchestration. This individual will lead the transformation from a traditional embedded SW architecture to a Microservices based embedded SW architecture.

This individual shall also have telecommunications equipment domain know-how and experience with High Availability capabilities with a micro-services architecture. This technologist will ensure the designs and implementation follow the architecture and drive a Microservices culture in the company.


  • Significant Micro Services architecture experience within complex Embedded applications. BOTH at the same time.
  • Experience in building applications based on Containers: Docker, Orchestration Docker Swarm, etcd/consul, grpc, Redis, Kong
  • Microservices Application architecture: Proven ability to optimally partition a targeted embedded SW system function into Micro Services;
  • Adopt MS design pattern to Edge Apps; Design and implement Microservice architecture recipes.
  • Review, refine and evangelize recipes to scale application development; Passionate technical leadership to educate and direct teams for the micro services realization.
  • Experience migrating a Monolith architecture to a Microservices architecture desirable
  • Expertise independent test of microservices and its integration with devops CI/CD pipeline, including Jenkins, artifactory, Static analysis tools,
  • High Availability as it relates to Micro Service monitoring and recovery
  • Must have 2+ years of Embedded technology knowledge
  • Must know how to build new micro services framework (not just use micro services in existing container)
  • Must be willing to be a FULLTIME employee.

Must be willing to work in the office 5 days a week




Infinera is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled