Niveth Saran

Software Engineer
Cisco Systems

Backend Developer 💻 | Open Source Enthusiast 🤝🏽| Football Fan ⚽ | Casual Gamer 🎮

As a Software Engineer at Cisco Systems, I bring a versatile skill set to the table, with a penchant for automating tasks and a genuine enthusiasm for contributing to open source projects.

Don't hesitate to get in touch for engaging discussions, whether they revolve around work, technology, or the pure joy of diving deep into shared interests.


Software Engineer III  @  Cisco
Nov 2023 - Present
In this role, I have assumed responsibility for managing a portfolio of applications within Cisco's usage framework
Our team's current focus is on developing a new provisioning system to support all of Cisco's SaaS offerings.
Partner Security Advocate (Additional Role)  @  Cisco
July 2023 - Present
I took on an additional role as a Partner Security Advocate within the Subscription Management Team
In this capacity, I implemented continuous application scanning processes to maintain high code quality and identify and mitigate critical vulnerabilities.
Scrum Lead (Additional Role)  @  Cisco
Dec 2022 - June 2023
I assumed an additional role as a Scrum Lead as part of a team rebalancing initiative
I handled the scrum responsibilities of a ring fenced scrum team under the Finance IT Organization
Software Engineer II  @  Cisco
Nov 2022 - Oct 2023
I was assigned the task of redesigning a backend API including its data model to minimize failures during data processing and improving fallback and monitoring mechanisms
I built a tool which helped migrate all app secrets to a new secret management portal which integrated with the kubernetes deployment environment
Software Engineer  @  Cisco
Aug 2021 - Oct 2022
As a Software Engineer at Cisco's Subscription Management team, I was an integral part of a dynamic, cross-functional team that collaborated to build the Cisco CX Cloud. This project required a blend of technical expertise, teamwork, and innovation to create a versatile and cutting-edge cloud platform.
I contributed to another significant project that involved ensuring market access to the different countries by enabling our apps to adhere to the GDPR Compliance
Technical Undergraduate Intern  @  Cisco
Jan 2021 - Aug 2021
During my internship at Cisco, I played a key role in enhancing support activities. I developed a specialized bot that significantly accelerated the resolution process, improving efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Additionally, I made substantial contributions to an essential API project responsible for reporting Cisco's invoice and usage data.
Android App Developer  @  ANOKHA
Oct 2018 - Feb 2019
Anokha, the national techfest of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore, is a 3-day congregation of some of the brightest minds in India.
I contributed in the development of mobile application for Anokha Techfest
Android App Dev Mentor  @  Mango Education
May 2018
Mango Education seeks to nurture and grow the leaders of tomorrow who are problem solvers, researchers and innovators, in an integrated approach that involves activity based, experiential and interdisciplinary learning.
I helped conduct a App Development workshop for students of ages 11-14. Our team helped the students understand the basic concepts of app development and provide them a hands-on session with tools like MIT App Inventor, Sketchware etc.


Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science Engineering  @  Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Jun 2017 - Jul 2021
Graduated with CGPA of 9.19
Over the span of four years, I actively participated in multiple hackathons, made contributions to open-source projects, created numerous Android applications, conducted diverse workshops related to these experiences and also achieved a CCDSAP certification