Cloud Security Engineering Manager

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Networking, Security, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

About Our Business Group

Cisco Cloud Security is a leading provider of network security services enabling the world to connect with confidence on any device, anywhere, anytime. We are passionate about SIG and SASE world and our product portfolio includes the cloud delivers firewall, Web proxy, Zero Trust Proxy, NaaS integrations and inspection services as highly available distributed systems using cloud engineering practices. 

We’re looking for an outstanding software engineering manager to lead a team responsible for the development and operations of the security services in the SIG and SASE space. The Ideal candidate has 2+ years of experience in people management and is comfortable working in a fast-paced technical environment, wants to solve big problems and cares about getting the little details right. 

About Us

We are building the future of cloud-delivered security. Our team is responsible for the development and operations of the security applications (SaaS) in the SIG and SASE space. We specialize in developing intuitive user interfaces, resilient RESTful APIs, and Enterprise Network integrations that are key market differentiators. Our cloud security services are critical to the success of the next wave of innovation in the security industry. 

About You

  • You are trustworthy, empathetic and support the growth and well-being of your direct reports.
  • You are excited about developing and operating high quality cloud-native solutions.
  • You make communication and collaboration a priority.
  • You are a good listener.
  • You are a strong supporter of ‘Learning Vs Blaming’ and care about the team culture and values. 
  • You can think creatively and are self-motivated.
  • You embrace ‘first among equals’ ethos. 
  • You will be forward thinking without losing sight of the present. 

What You’ll Be Doing


  • Own, execute and deliver significant features and initiatives with cross-team collaboration. 
  • Solve important customer problems and deliver the most impactful results.
  • Track project status & deliverables, balance high quality product delivery under tight schedules and foster long term innovation.
  • Lead all phases of product development, operations, and maintenance.
  • Guide the team in system design, development and scaling of functional components.
  • Influence the team for best software development practices and effective DevOps.
  • Lead strategic quality, consistency and scalability renaissance initiatives within the organization.
  • Enable team members to do their best work. 
  • Contribute to a no-blame culture that values learning, transparency, accountability, trust, kindness, and mutual respect.

You Have

  • 6+ years of experience architecting, building, and maintaining software systems. 
  • 2 years of experience in a technical leadership role, with 2 years of experience in a people management or team leadership role.
  • Experience with SaaS and Cloud technologies like Docker, GO Lang, Python, Terraform, and AWS technologies like DDB, Lambda, ECS.
  • Experience with web application technologies including HTTP, HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, and modern web frameworks like React.
  • Experience building RESTful APIs and API Communication using modern API gateways
  • Experience with DevOps, continuous integration, and continuous deployment practices.
  • Solid understanding of Microservices architecture and distributed systems.
  • Working knowledge of testing methodologies, monitoring, observability tools, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of Networking(WAN, SDWAN), routing/switching, L3/L4, TCP/IP is a plus
Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.