Job description


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


Are you passionate about solving dynamic cybersecurity problems? Are you passionate about building systems to handle tons of data that is constantly growing? Come join The Talos Research & Intelligence organization!
Today's IT organizations need security products that use leading threat intelligence to effectively safeguard their extended networks. Creating that intelligence is the focus of Cisco’s Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group. Talos is comprised of leading threat researchers supported by sophisticated systems. Our researchers create threat intelligence for Cisco products to protect customers from both known and emerging threats.
Who You'll Work With
The Data Services Delivery Team in Cisco’s Talos Security Engineering and Research Group, seeks an extraordinary software engineer to help develop our products. We are responsible for critical common data services and platforms. We are in search of motivated, creative, ambitious engineers to deliver high-availability, high-performance web and data services.
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team. You will have a track record of not only delivering exceptionally engineered products, but will demonstrate a real passion for the efficacy and long-term success of those products.
Develop high-performance, scalable code.
Contribute to design and architecture of key common data services.
Participate in design, code, and documentation reviews with peer engineers.
Collaborate with QA, Automation and DevOps team members to ensure successful completion, deployment, maintenance, and operations of solutions.
Actively participate in an Agile / Scrum team to deliver high-quality feature releases on an accelerated cadence.
Help cultivate and maintain a culture of challenge, innovation, and fun.
Participate in team’s on call rotation for a week at a time, 24x7.
Main location is in San Jose and requires in office presence, but working from home or remotely is negotiable.
Real passion for internet security and development of cutting-edge, high-volume web/data services.
5-10 years of software engineering experience, preferably in internet-security or high-volume web/data services domains.
Extraordinary programming skills in Python, preferably in Linux or Free-BSD environments.
Experience in Security and Networking.
Able to deliver highly-scalable code of exceptional quality.
Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Highly-motivated and self-directed.
Able and eager to be a part of a highly communicative and collective team.
At least a BA/BS in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or related
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

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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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