Senior Software Developer

  • Location:
    Prague, Stredocesky, Czech Republic
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

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What You'll Do

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join Cisco's R&D team in Prague to work on the Cognitive Threat Analytics product and its integration into Advanced Threat portfolio products. We expect you to

  • Design, document, and implement complex engineering solutions, primarily cloud based
  • Work with the product owner on the requirements specification, break large problem down to manageable pieces
  • Support and extend existing design and architecture patterns
  • Built-in quality focusing on multiple testing vectors including unit tests, automated functional, builds, deployments and automated integration testing
  • Mentor other engineers through design reviews and code reviews. Be willing to receive the same
  • Care about keeping the code maintainable, preserving its integrity

Who You'll Work With

The Cognitive Threat Analytics (CTA) Research and Development (R&D) team within Cisco Systems develops innovative products in the network security domain. These products provide exceptional visibility into the misuse of the customer network and threats operating in the network. The CTA system fights not only against well-known threats, but also modern, sophisticated attacks in today's cyberspace, which include Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), exploit kits, zero-day attacks, polymorphic malware, ransomware, trojans, and misuse of user accounts inside the client's network. Such threats are not only difficult to detect, they are also challenging to report in a user-consumable way.


CTA solutions are deployed as Software as a Service (SaaS) with optional software modules for integration with Cisco cloud solutions or third-party products. To ensure easy integration with any network, it relies only on proxy web logs and/or NetFlow data.


Who You Are

We are developing our team and currently looking for Senior Developers with experience in developing/deploying and maintaining cloud delivered applications to work in an international environment in downtown Prague, Czech Republic as a part of the Advanced Threat Defense team spanning across Prague (CZ), Silicon Valley (San Jose, CA), Calgary (Canada), and London (UK).


Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • At least 4 years of software development using Java and related tools/libraries
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • Experience with solving complex design problems around large data sets
  • Willingness to cooperate with other teams on a common business goal
  • Teamwork spirit and excitement to work on complex, cutting-edge systems
  • Can-do attitude with a strong drive to take the initiative and complete tasks
  • Fluent English

And these are desired skills for this position:

  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Experience of working in a DevOps model, monitoring and maintaining production deployment

So, if you share our passion for technology innovation and you love to interact with industry thought leaders on a daily basis, this is the job for you. We look forward to receiving your application and CV.


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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