Sr. Security Software Engineer

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything, Networking, Security
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

Build creative solutions for threat detection, security intelligence automation and incident management, as part of an extraordinary team working on the cutting edge of information security. Shape new capabilities to transform and support the team mission of rapidly detecting and responding to security threats, and in providing actionable and insightful risk and threat information to senior management.

Who You'll Work With

CSIRT is the Incident Detection & Response branch of Cisco’s Security and Trust Organization (S&TO. We provide Cisco with security monitoring, digital investigation, and forensic services to guard against attacks and intellectual asset loss. Our mission is to protect the company, systems, and data by performing comprehensive investigations into computer security incidents, and to help prevent such incidents through dedicated threat assessment, mitigation planning, incident trend analysis, and security architecture review.

Who You Are

You enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment with a “take-charge”/“can-do” attitude and is able to demonstrate flexibility and resiliency. You are self-sufficient and be able to work with minimal supervision. Work with geographically distributed teams across different time zones. A strong backend developer who works on metadata driven products and end-to-end applications engineering.

In this highly visible role as a Security Software Engineer you will:

  • Architect, design and build high performance, scalable, complex and distributed systems – end to end
  • Work with a highly skilled software development team, bringing your skills, innovations and leadership to development innovative solutions to security problems
  • Bring technical solutions to the leadership team, feedback on solutions recommended, new product ideas with the team through design review, pair programming, code review and tech talk
  • Develop automated solutions, demonstrating measurable gains in business efficiency and effectiveness

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelors Degree in CS/EE or equivalent and 5-7 years of object-oriented SW Development OR MS Degree with 3-5 years of SW design experience
  • Proven experience with Python, Java, HTML/CSS/JS,
  • nix /Bash
  • Experience leading software development teams, using Agile development methodologies and innovative toolsets
  • Deep understanding of Application/Platform/Cloud (AWS) security best practices and implementation
  • Relational database modeling and design including Oracle and MySQL; In-depth knowledge of large scale data systems; experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Data analytics, transformation, NoSQL, Parallel computing
  • Experience with Apache Spark, Kafka, Scala, Hive, HBase
  • Data visualization – ability to transform data into intelligence

Experience in API Gateways, REST based services (server and client side)

  • Cloud and Development/build tools: AWS/Azure, SBT/Maven, GIT

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unrivaled talents to work as a team and make a difference.

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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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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