Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • Waltham


The Business Entity         

We’re an agile, fun, passionate upstart culture within Cisco—balancing collaboration and integration with autonomy and innovation to deliver the most effective solution to our customers’ problems. The unique mix of our disruptive approach to security and Cisco’s industry dominance surpasses what any other security startup could ever achieve on its own.  


Who You'll Work With


Working at Cisco in the Cloud Security Team means being surrounded by passionate, intelligent and creative people that are determined to disrupt the Internet security industry with innovative ideas, world-class research and unrivaled products and services. It's a place where the best ideas are quickly transformed into products, features, campaigns and company-wide practices, so it won't be long before you witness the results of your hard work. But don't just take our word for it. We've seen nearly 100% year-over-year usage growth.


What You'll Do


We are looking for a smart, passionate information systems security professional to play a key role in coordinating incident response activities within Cisco’s Cloud Security product family. As a member of the Security Enablement team you will be a key interface between our global workforce and the Cisco CSIRT team which forms part of the investigative branch of Cisco's Security and Trust Organization (S&TO), and is Cisco's cyber investigations and forensics team.


Who You Are


You will:

o   Develop and deploy new technologies as needed to support business objectives

o   Collaborate with engineers in CSIRT and InfoSec to enhance, improve, or modify enterprise and cloud (IaaS, SaaS) based security detection and response

o   Update, modify, and enhance existing programs

o   Develop documentation on all custom solutions

o   Regularly view and verify existing metrics to ensure accuracy and quality

o   Annotate existing metrics to improve user understanding of the meaning of metrics


You have:

o   Superb communication (verbal and written) skills

o   Deep understanding in a variety of operating systems, languages, databases, data types, security fundamentals, and attack techniques

o   Deep understanding in a variety of operating systems, languages, databases, data types, security fundamentals, and attack techniques

o   A solid grasp of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks

o   Some scripting/coding abilities

o   Experience with infrastructure-as-a-Service platforms (Amazon Web Services, Azure, GCP)


You may have:

·     Experience with Linux/UNIX systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks


·     Agility and willingness to deal with a high level of ambiguity, change, and pressures of high profile incidents


·      Flexibility - willingness to pitch in where needed across program and team


·     Strong leadership, influence and teamwork skills; sound problem resolution, judgment, negotiating and decision-making skills


·     Global teaming, cultural, and influence skills and ability to focus the team to deliver to tight timelines and ability to multi-task 


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.   


Why Cisco Cloud Security 

Cisco Cloud Security enables you to securely adopt the cloud and better manage security for the way the world works today. It protects users against threats anywhere they access the internet and secures your data and applications in the cloud. You can also leverage the cloud to enhance security through simplified policy management and dynamic threat intelligence. With Cisco Cloud Security, you gain complete visibility into internet activity across cloud applications, all office locations, and roaming devices, plus faster threat detection and response. Cisco Cloud Security provides an effective security platform that is open, automated, and simple to sue. And it’s backed by industry-leading threat information delivered by the Cisco Talos security intelligence and research group.  


We Are Cisco!

Please note this posting is to advertise potential job opportunities. This exact role may not be open today, but could open in the near future. When you apply, a Cisco representative may contact you directly if a relevant position opens.



About the company

At Cisco, transforming the way people work, live, play and learn also includes being a great place to work. For 17 years, we’ve been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, one of a handful of companies included on the list since its inception. And, we are among 25 companies acknowledged as a world’s best multinational workplace.

We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.

Learn why Cisco is a great place to work and what we offer you.

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