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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Cisco
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Preferred San Jose, CA. Could be fully remote in the US.

Who we are

Talos Backend Software DevOps organization plays a pivotal role in providing critical security intelligence, data, and tools to both the research teams and Cisco security email, web, and firewall products to protect our enterprise customers from cyberattacks.

As an experienced Software Developer, you will be part of this dynamic team which is responsible for a portfolio of software applications in the security backend to both innovate and maintain these critically important systems. Project delivery requires alignment to effective delivery processes, specifically Cisco Agile. Collaborate with a wide range of multi-functional teams, both within and outside the organization to cover program management, architecture, infrastructure, deployment, and support during all phases of the software application life cycle.

About You

  • Experienced developing solutions for sophisticated software engineering problems, requiring frequent use of innovation and creative finesse.
  • Deep experience with back-end type of product development and delivery, with expertise in security, embedded and application programming, networking, databases, large data sets and performance optimization.
  • Strong communication skills to proactively represent the team in meetings, write a detailed functional spec, give a tech talk to other specialists, present a high-level product plan to executives, and report project status to managers.
  • Passionate about winning over the bad actors.
  • Ability to look at the big picture, turn ideas into demos, demos into shippable products, and data into efficacy.
  • Comfortable with early- and late-phase software development, from concept to execution and performance optimization.
  • Able to take ownership of products from top to bottom: architecture, design, development, documentation, test, deployment, and operations.
  • A proven record of delivering impactful, maintainable, enterprise-quality software on schedule.
  • The discernment to know when you need a rocket ship or a bicycle, and the skills to plan, advocate for, and deliver either one.
  • Team oriented and will enthusiastically unite complementary teams across the globe to tackle complex problems successfully.
  • Able to provide mentorship, motivation, and vision.

    Technical Qualifications & Experience

    • Bachelors + 7 years of related experience, or Masters + 4 years of related experience or PhD + 1 year of related experience
    • Broad experience in application development using high-level languages, such as Java, Scala, C++, Go, Python, etc.
    • Demonstrate analytic and problem-solving skills, particularly as it relates to application design, server-side development and infrastructure.
    • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software design.
    • Demonstrate ability to speak the language of data analysis engineers and be able to translate requirements into deployable solutions.
    • Authority in designing/implementing high performance data-processing systems; extensive experience with concurrency and transactions.
    • Experience with design and development of large-scale high volume distributed enterprise application systems.
    • Demonstrate excellent multi-level communication and relationship skills. Desired experience

      • Demonstrate a solid understanding of Big Data concepts/methodologies.
      • Experienced with high performance distributed computing (Mesos, Redis, Kafka etc.).
      • Experienced with high volume streaming data (Spark, Flink etc.).
      • Familiar with Virtualization and Cloud technologies (OpenStack and/or AWS).
      • Firsthand experience with data warehousing concepts/methodologies.
      • Experience with standard and columnar data stores and graph stores.
      • Experience in a network security related area is preferable.

        Why Cisco Secure

        #WeAreCisco, where each person is unique. We bring our talents to work as a team each day, helping power an inclusive future for all. Get to know us!

        We're global, we're adaptable, we're diverse, and our security portfolio is as extensive as it is groundbreaking. Have you heard of Threat, Detection & Response, Zero Trust by Duo, Common Services Engineering, or Cloud & Network Security? Those are only a few of our product teams! The only thing we're missing is YOU.

        Join an enterprise security leader with a start-up culture, committed to driving innovation and giving you the opportunity to make an impact. We #InnovateToWin and we know we're better together, that's why we're dedicated to inclusivity, collaboration, and diversity in everything we do.

        We're proud to be the Best Security Company in 2021 with the Best Authentication Technology and the Best Small and Mid-Size Enterprises Security Solution in 2022 by SC Media. Cisco Secure continues to grow and evolve year after year with 100% of Fortune 100 Companies using our products, and we're excited to see the new heights we'll reach with your passion for security, your customer focus, and your desire to change things up!

        What else can you expect? An ongoing investment in your growth-that's why we offer many employee resource groups (called Inclusive Communities), mentorship programs, and hundreds of learning resources to consistently level up your skillset and explore your interests. Because when you succeed, we succeed!

        "Cisco Secure offers an environment that combines cutting-edge, mission-critical, technology with some of the brightest, most diverse set of people I've ever had the pleasure of working with." - Chief of Staff, Engineering

        Join Cisco Secure - Be You, With Us!




        Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:
        When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations. For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive target, and do not include equity or benefits. 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. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

Keywords: Cisco, San Jose , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , San Jose, California

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