Job description


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


What You’ll Do
We are looking for a software engineer who is passionate about joining a team that partners with engineering teams across Cisco to add security functionality to products so they can pass the US Government’s security certifications. As a member of our team, you will utilize your software engineering skills while working in an Agile environment. We are a dynamic team that is always learning new products and technologies rapidly in order to add the security functionality within the timeframe of a normal product release cycle.
You will get to work with many products and product teams as we prepare them for US Government certifications like FIPS, Common Criteria, Department of Defense Approved Product List and FedRAMP. You will have the opportunity to meet many new engineers across Cisco as well as interact with the US Public Sector sales team.
Who You’ll Work With
When you work with us, you will join an unrivaled engineering team that plays a critical mission in helping our Public Sector Sales team meet their bookings goals. Without our help, many Cisco products could not be sold into the US Government.
Who You Are
You love learning new technology and interacting with new people. You are comfortable in working in new software code bases and engineering environments. You are someone who is quick to learn “just enough” to get the job done and not becoming a technical expert in the product in which we are working. You can manage your time very well working within Agile sprints under the direction of a technical lead.
At a minimum, you will need the following:
US Citizenship required due to US Government contractual requirements.
BS in CS or CE with 5+ years of software engineering using an Object-Oriented language.
You should have a proven experience in both development and test within the Agile framework.
In addition, you should have strong interpersonal skills.
A huge plus is knowledge or experience in Cisco Collaboration and / or Security products.
A huge plus is having Java experience as well.
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.
Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.
Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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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