Job description


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


The Business Entity
Cisco Security Business Group (SBG) develops and markets security products and solutions for Cisco's Borderless Networks. These products protect customer investments by providing infrastructure, perimeter and application level security, including products to deploy, operate and monitor policy throughout the infrastructure.

The ASA Firewall is one of the most critical products of SBG. This product has high visibility both within the Business unit and across several other Cisco product/technology organizations and other functions like Advanced Services, Customer Advocacy, etc. ASA Firewall enables customers to build and implement security policies effectively.

Who you are
Cisco Security Business Group is looking for a talented and motivated Senior Software Engineer to design and develop best-in-class security products. Our team focuses on the data plane architecture and performance of our Next Generation Firewall.

Required experience & skills
You should have high interest and proven knowledge in networking and security. In addition strong programming skills in C/C++. Experience in Python, Golang, Github and Docker is helpful.
Degree with 6+ years relevant experience 
You are a natural problem-solver and troubleshooter
You have the ability to think creatively and are self-motivated
You are passionate about what you do and have a desire to speak up and share ideas
You have strong leadership ability and have a real passion for learning as well educating others
You have experience with:
Networking and network protocols
Linux development
Unit testing and continuous integration
Iterative development and refactoring
Additional Desired Domain Knowledge:
Security products such as Firewalls
Classification engines
Agile software development (Scrum)

Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their unique 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 a new 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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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.

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