Security Engagement Manager

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Austin, TX, US and Raleigh (RTP), North Carolina (NC), US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
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What You'll Do

The Security and Trust Organization has corporate-level responsibility for customer data protection and compliance, corporate information protection, and government and product security. Security is a key concern of our customers and a top investment area for Cisco. Join us and help us become the #1 Trusted IT Company in the World.

Who You'll Work With

If you have a passion for computer security, enjoy solving difficult problems, know how attackers think and relish working with emerging technologies, Cisco wants you! Global ISPs, Fortune 100 companies, and world governments all depend on Cisco for critical infrastructure and we want the best and the brightest at work ensuring that we keep delivering rock-solid solutions to meet their needs.

Who You Are

You have both deep security engineering knowledge and the ability to drive security engineering initiatives within product teams. Responsibilities include:

  • Working with engineering teams to adopt Cisco Secure Development Cycle (CSDL).
  • Provide security engineering expertise to engineering teams.
  • Working reciprocally with multi-functional partners, from Executives, Product Marketing leads, technical leaders, program managers as well as the development and test communities to ensure compliance to CSDL components and track mandatory security requirements.
  • You will lead executive briefings, handle STO Trustworthy Systems and other security technologies or deliverables, provide Security education, training where applicable and lead effort in Security conferences and events.

Minimum Qualifications

  • You have a deep understanding of various classes of security weaknesses/vulnerabilities and corresponding mitigations.
  • Proven foundation of Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL). A working knowledge of how to prioritize different SDL requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal and technical communication skills, abilities to influence others at multiple levels of the company and with significant experience working with multiple programs and stakeholders at once.
  • Solid grasp of Cisco products and solutions, including embedded, virtualized and cloud product offerings.
  • You are experienced in projects using engineering methodology and workflows.
  • You possess a BSCS/EE or equivalent and 5+ years of technical program management experience with 4+ years in a security-focused role.
  • Understand and participate in high level design discussions for the purpose of ensuring a common understanding of expectations and deliverable towards product security and governance.
  • You also demonstrate effective communication skills as the role demands interaction with other business units or services with different organizational imperatives.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of professionals and distributed teams

Why Cisco

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching an era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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