Software Engineer

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Security, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

Cisco Secure Firewall protects corporate networks and data centers of all sizes. It provides users with highly secure access to data and network resources - anytime, anywhere, using any device. Cisco Secure Firewall represents more than 15 years of proven firewall and network security engineering and leadership, with more than 1 million security appliances deployed throughout the world. Although we take great pride in being the market leader for a long time, to stay at the top, we are constantly innovating and enhancing our solutions to suit the changing needs of our customers.

The Team

Cisco Secure Firewall Platform Development team takes pride in continuously evolving the platforms and OS to ensure that our customers continue to enjoy an edge over our competitors. You would be part of a dynamic development team and will be challenged with a wide variety of projects related to next generation security products.

Role & Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer, you would

  • Develop and test new software features in a real-time Linux (or similar) OS environment.
  • Develop and test complex modules of code.
  • Debug and provide solutions for existing deployments.
  • Write functional, design, and test specs.
  • Be closely involved in testing the features and taking them to deployment stage.
  • Work closely with Product Development teams at other sites.

Required qualifications for this role:

  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in computer science, software engineering or a related field
  • Familiarity with C++, C
  • Systems and Network programming
  • Ability to adapt and potentially learn new and complex development environments with extensive analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a willingness to collaborate with other team members and a desire to learn new skills in web development

Desired skills:

  • Network Security
  • Multi-threading, synchronization, and memory management
  • Performance analysis
  • Automation skills in Python
  • Agile development methodologies
  • Cisco UCSM background would be a great value add

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.