Job description


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


Who we are
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 transparency 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 will work with
ASA firewall team develops groundbreaking Firewall for Service Providers and Enterprise customers
Who You Are
The team is looking for a highly ambitious and motivated Software Development Engineer who works with the development engineering and test teams.
You will have a blend of technical knowledge, communication and analytical skills. This role includes automation of new features.
Required Skills:
You have a BS or MS EE/CS degree with 5-8 years of strong software engineering experience
You have strong programming skills in C
You are experienced in developing code in Linux, UNIX and virtual network environments.
You are well-versed in analyzing crash logs, stack trace, faults by utilizing debugging techniques
You have the ability to generate, capture and analyze protocol traces. Familiar working with tools like Wireshark and Ethereal.
You have exceptional analytical, communication (both verbal and written) and technical skills
You work well in a team environment, are highly motivated, and willing to learn new skills
You have experience working as a member of a SCRUM team delivering high quality software in two week sprints
Desired Skills:
Experience writing automated tests using Python or comparable scripting languages
Knowledge of SSL, Networking Protocols (UDP, TCP, IP), Linux
Knowledge of Cisco products and technologies: Routers, Switches, Firewalls etc
Knowledge of Software Tools: GIT, Jenkins, Containers technologies
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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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

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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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