Principal Engineer- Security

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Networking, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

What You'll Do
Are you self-driven, passionate, and have tons of experience in security infrastructure working on cloud native technologies and looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Look no further, we are currently looking for Principal Engineer to be a catalyst of our growing dynamic development team. We are working on a ground breaking new approach to manage the server portfolio from the cloud and are looking for visionaries and gatekeepers to join our development team as part of Cisco's CSPG portfolio. CSPG is the home of supporting a strong 60,000 customer base.

Who You'll Work With
This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic core team and help shape securing future of Server technology, product direction and business in Data Center. You should be a leader, visionary, excelling in communication, ownership and customer focus.

Who You Are
A successful candidate will bring deep technical and software expertise in security practices in the cloud and ability to work within a fast moving, startup like environment to deliver solid code that has a broad business impact. More than any other quality, we are looking for those driven by the challenge of solving unique and difficult technical problems, those who thrive and excel when given creative freedom, and those who aren't afraid to dive into new territory (technical or otherwise) and learn something new. You should have a good sense of product design, and be willing to work in small, self-organizing teams. If you are looking to excel in a fast paced environment creating cutting edge network management solutions, this job's for you!

Minimum Qualifications

* BSCS or BSEE with 15+ years related industry experience.
* Exceptional product development experience and proven track record of successful product delivery.
* Ability to engage with senior architects and customers, and capture architectural product requirements into system specs
* Solid understanding of object oriented design, design patterns using C++ /Java/Go and in building cloud applications

* Strong system management experience (Network management, Systems management, Datacenter automation)

* Linux development exposure and familiarity with Virtualization and Container technologies

* Experience in application of structured methodologies, notations and approaches, to define and organize systems for optimal security

* Analyze, Define, Deploy, Incident Response Procedures and full security life cycle for the product in the face of constantly changing threat surface

* Experience with build threat model to identify and evaluate threats across technology, business is a definite plus

* Provide Security Requirements, Recommendations and architectural Input to help build a secure architecture.
* Solid experience in building security frameworks, platforms, or libraries

* Follow industry trends and standards - Define, Propose, Prototype Proof of concept implementations

* Experience building microservice architecture applications with Docker Swarm or Kubernetes is a big plus

* Experience in developing and deploying code to production cloud (AWS or others), associated development methodologies and automation workflows

* Experience in full product development lifecycle of large/complex products including directly working with partners and customers during requirements, architecture, design, test, deployment and support phases
* Iterative development and refactoring

* Excellent oral and written communication skills along with ability to ‘Challenge the Status Quo’ to create a new normal

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, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. 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!

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