• Location:
    London, England, United Kingdom
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Security
  • Job Id

Base location: London, UK

Salary: competitive

Opening date for applications: 30th of May 2017

Closing date for applications: 27th of June 2017



What You'll Do

Cisco's Cloud Web Security is the leading global provider of SaaS web security. Powered by heuristics technology Outbreak Intelligence, Cisco provides a comprehensive suite of web security services through a scalable web processing centre that guarantees high performance, best-of-breed protection. Every day our technology scans over 5 billion web requests, going far beyond the capabilities of traditional security techniques to protect both, office based and roaming workers around the globe.

We provide an environment for innovation and self-development:

  • Quarterly kickoffs to discuss new ideas, drive innovation and shape our roadmap
  • Agile process that helps, not hinders - we help you make things happen
  • Change is constant; we are always investing in cutting edge, brand new hardware and software
  • Hackathons and Breakathons - time for developers and QAs to have fun, discover and innovate


As well as continual technical development, you will be richly rewarded with a highly competitive salary, extensive range of benefits and the encouragement to learn and develop.



  • Analyze data to deeply understand operational characteristics of our systems in production
  • Responsible for technical content of design reviews and/or code walk-throughs
  • Works across functional teams to develop system/unit functional specifications
  • Coaching and Mentoring junior engineers on sound design principles
  • Effectively communicates difficult messages consistent with management direction
  • Develops tools or processes as appropriate and champions them through the organization in order to improve productivity 


Who You'll Work With

Cisco Web Security

Our team is responsible for re-architecting the platform of the Web Security Product. We are agile practitioners and drive all of our code through tests. We collaborate heavily from the start of any feature with our QA Engineers. We follow the DevOps working model; this means we are responsible for our components all the way from design to writing the first line of code through to delivery into production and beyond. We are working towards achieving continuous delivery; so your code won't linger long before it gets into production. Most importantly, we like to think of ourselves as a relaxed and communicative bunch of individuals who are fun to work with.


We expect you to participate and actively shape the way that we design new user experience, and develop and maintain code in order to achieve high standards, rich user interfaces and constantly strive to improve. If you are team focused, love to collaborate, discuss ideas with your peers and encourage debate, we strongly advise you to apply! 


Who You Are


  • Extensive experience in Java and Scala
  • Strong experience with MongoDB and Kafka platform
  • Experience with cloud technologies and containerization (AWS, Docker)
  • Development experience of writing multi-threading highly scalable components
  • Development experience in Cross platform libraries
  • Strong commercial background in object oriented design
  • Good understanding of network protocols and web based technologies (HTTP, HTTPS, TCP/IP, REST, TLS)
  • MSc in Computer Science
  • Test Driven Development experience
  • Strong working experience in an Agile environment (preferably SCRUM master experience)



  • Build, deploy, monitor, manage and maintain Cloud applications and the underlying Cloud (e.g. AWS, Docker, etc.) technologies in local and remote data centers
  • Experience with proxies
  • SCRUM Master certification


Candidate Profile

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Enjoys fast paced environments with a focus on rapid delivery in an Agile environment
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills to assist engineers with debugging and verification
  • Confidence working both independently and as part of a small team
  • Clear record of achievement and a willingness to work hard and persevere to make things happen
  • Possess excellent communication skills both verbal and written


Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.


We are thought leaders and we celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.


We Are Cisco.


We connect everything - people, process, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. We make a meaningful difference that will benefit everyone - our people, our customers and the world around us.

Our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. But our edge doesn't come from technology. It comes from our people. We're looking for the kind of people who take smart risks, thrive in diverse environments, inspire their colleagues, and are committed to having an impact on the world. Whether you create technology solutions that redefine business or build connections that strengthen the community, you can make it happen at Cisco!