Security Technical Leader

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

What You'll Do

You will be responsible for establishing and implementing security standard methodologies, conducting penetration tests, implementing PKI across various components, and automating security tests to be included in Continuous Integration and Development (CI/CD) methodology. Cloud Platform and Services Group (CPSG) at Cisco focuses on driving cloud management and network orchestration products and providing solutions/reference architectures for multi cloud environments.

Who You'll Work With

As a Security Lead Engineer, you will be part of an agile, dynamic, high-energy and committed team to deliver the best of Class Solution to Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance (NGENA), a company that is building a global network forging alliance with Premier ISPs across every region of the global. The technology platform features a highly standardized, globally shared overlay and underlay network infrastructure powered by technologies including: Cisco’ Viptela SD-WAN, NFV in cloud and on premise, global services orchestration, software defined network and security services, NFV Infrastructure with high performance Metacloud (managed Open Stack solution) delivered as a Service, all wrapped in a secure solution at global scale.

Who You Are

  • You will need to have 10 plus years of industry experience in Security and Networking related areas
  • 3 plus years of scripting language preferably Python
  • 3 plus years of running security vulnerability, penetration testing using advanced tools
  • Operating system (Linux) fundamentals and secure configuration
  • Knowledge of networking technologies and protocols
  • Problem solving, troubleshooting, and debugging

Desirable skills:

  • Knowledge of Openstack port security and security groups
  • Cryptographic algorithm design and review
  • Software vulnerability assessment, fuzzing, and code coverage analysis
  • Custom exploit development
  • Virtualization platforms and techniques
  • Web application security
  • Web protocols and basic web development
  • Secure development practices

Why Cisco

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Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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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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