Cloud Senior Software Engineer

  • Location:
    Offsite, San Jose, California, US
  • Alternate Location
    Remote US, Offsite Fulton, MD, Offsite RTP, NC
  • Area of Interest
  • Compensation Range
    115200 USD - 222200 USD
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
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Who we are

The Talos Data Analytics and Engineering organization plays a pivotal role in providing critical security intelligence, data, and tools to both Cisco security research teams and customers.

Role and Responsibilities

We need candidates that can develop, and then have strong experience in one of the following: cloud development / design, distributed systems / large scale development, big data development (ETL, data pipelines, spark development, EMR, hbase)

We are looking for an outstanding senior software engineer to help develop our products, e.g., a highly motivated, disciplined, creative, and ambitious engineer to deliver high-availability, high-performance web and data services.

You have a track record of success, an excellent work ethic, and a can-do attitude. You have the passion to go after complex technical challenges and hold yourself and others to the highest standards. You truly believe that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. You demonstrate your dedication to having a positive impact on the team through your daily interactions with members of your team. You deliver results, and foster integrity and trust.


  • Typically, Bachelors and 7 years of related experience or Masters and 4 years of related experience, or equivalent experience.
  • In depth experience with building and operating highly available and distributed cloud SaaS platforms
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with programming in Python, Java
  • Hands-on experience with large-scale, distributed systems, and NoSQL databases
  • Experience administering Linux, comfortable with bash, data analytics
  • Experience with managing well performing data streams, databases, data stores
  • Hands-on experience with cloud infrastructures such as AWS, Google Compute, or Azure.
  • Experience running docker containers
  • Familiarity with API driven software architecture.
  • Familiarity with Datadog/AppDynamics for observability

Good to have

  • Experience with infrastructure automation using Terraform and Packer
  • Experience building packages for CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiarity with federal compliance requirements (SOC2 and/or fedRAMP) in a DevOps environment

Why cisco secure

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique. We bring our talents to work as a team each day, helping power an inclusive future for all. Get to know us!

We’re global, we’re adaptable, we’re diverse, and our security portfolio is as extensive as it is groundbreaking. Have you heard of Threat, Detection & Response, Zero Trust by Duo, Common Services Engineering, or Cloud & Network Security? Those are only a few of our product teams! The only thing we’re missing is YOU.

Join an enterprise security leader with a start-up culture, committed to driving innovation and giving you the opportunity to make an impact. We #InnovateToWin and we know we’re better together, that’s why we’re dedicated to inclusivity, collaboration, and diversity in everything we do.

We’re proud to be the Best Security Company in 2021 with the Best Authentication Technology and the Best Small and Mid-Size Enterprises Security Solution in 2022 by SC Media. Cisco Secure continues to grow and evolve year after year with 100% of Fortune 100 Companies using our products, and we’re excited to see the new heights we’ll reach with your passion for security, your customer focus, and your desire to change things up!

What else can you expect? An ongoing investment in your growth—that’s why we offer many employee resource groups (called Inclusive Communities), mentorship programs, and hundreds of learning resources to consistently level up your skillset and explore your interests. Because when you succeed, we succeed!

“Cisco Secure offers an environment that combines cutting-edge, mission-critical, technology with some of the brightest, most diverse set of people I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with.” – Chief of Staff, Engineering

Join Cisco Secure – Be You, With Us!





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